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Leo's Miller chosen for showcase game

Leo’s Matt Miller, considered one of the top U.S.-born players who could be selected in next year’s NHL draft, was chosen to participate in the fifth annual CCM/USA Hoc ...

August 31, 2016 5:44 pm


K's add defenseman, goalie

The Komets have added defenseman Bobby Shea and goaltender Garrett Bartus to their roster, giving them 26 players so far for the upcoming season. Shea, 26, played 64 games last se ...

August 31, 2016 1:55 pm


New voice of the Fuel

Any longtime fans of the Komets knows the name Terry Ficorelli, the longtime voice of the Muskegon Fury/Lumberjacks and also of the Evansville IceMen. He will now be the broadcaste ...

August 18, 2016 4:20 pm


Weber, Cheek, 2 others with Komets

Defenseman Will Weber, who was an alternate captain last season, and playmaking forward Trevor Cheek have re-signed with the Komets for the team’s 65th season. The Komets ha ...

August 17, 2016 1:52 pm


Father writes about Komets goalie

This is an interesting read, written by Kevin Hartzell, the father of new Komets goaltender Eric Hartzell. Click here to check it out. What do you think about the Komets' roster ...

August 15, 2016 4:42 pm


Meurs to Wheeling

Garrett Meurs, who spent the bulk of the last two seasons with the Komets, has signed with the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers for this season. Meurs had 18 goals and 35 points in 51 ...

August 15, 2016 8:54 pm


Silver medal for Leo's Miller

Leo's Matt Miller represented the U.S. in the prestigious Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup hockey tournament, which concluded Saturday with the Americans losing 4-3 to the Czech Republic i ...

August 13, 2016 4:47 pm


K's ink goalie Hartzell

The Komets have got a second goaltender for the coming season, Eric Hartzell, and he’s got a bevy of experience that includes a record-setting college career, 28 games in the ...

August 8, 2016 6:41 pm


Small rule change for ECHL

The ECHL announced a rule change that will no longer allow teams to use their timeout after an icing violation. Already in place was a rule that didn’t allow line changes aft ...

August 4, 2016 6:35 pm


Komets sign Binkley, Robertson to roster

Ferris State graduates Jason Binkley, a defenseman, and Matt Robertson, a forward, have agreed to terms with the Komets, the club announced today.

August 3, 2016 9:36 am


Dayton's Hara Arena to close

Dayton's Hara Arena, at which the Komets played many games through the years against the Gems of the International Hockey League, will be shuttered after Aug. 27. A family owned v ...

August 1, 2016 6:34 pm