A fan favorite is back with the Utica Comets.

Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher announced today that the Comets have signed forward Darren Archibald to a Professional Tryout Contract

The 25-year old Archibald spent the previous two seasons with the Comets.  This season, Archibald has scored twice in six games for the Kalamazoo Wings of the ECHL.

Meanwhile, Dane Fox has also been reassigned by the Vancouver Canucks to the ECHL’s Kalamazoo Wings.  Fox has appeared in one game for the Comets this season.