The Utica Comets snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 3-1 win over the Syracuse Crunch on Friday night.

Brandon Marino scored his first American Hockey League goal.  Brendan Gaunce and Mike Zalewski also tallied for the Comets, who are 4-and-1 against the Crunch this season.

Joe Canata stopped 26 of 27 shots to pick up the win.

The Comets host the Albany Devils at the Utica Auditorium tonight, with face-off at 7:00.