It’s hard to understate just how dominant the Utica Comets have been to start the AHL season. Through five games, the Comets are undefeated. They lead the league in both goal scoring and goals against, out-scoring their opponents 29-to-11. One of their most dominant wins was an 8-2 drubbing of the defending Calder Cup champion Charlotte Checkers. This dominance shouldn’t be entirely surprising, given their offensive attack is led by a couple players that arguably shouldn’t be in the AHL — Sven Baertschi and Nikolay Goldobin — as well as one of the top goalscorers in the AHL last season, Reid Boucher. Those three forwards are first, second, and third in points per game, while Boucher leads the AHL with 8 goals in 5 games. Beyond those three, however, it’s the performance of Kole Lind that is the most encouraging. Lind is currently fourth in scoring on the Comets behind Boucher, Goldobin, and Baertschi, with 7 points in 5 games.