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New goalie for Komets

Keegan Asmundson has been signed by the Komets and will be the backup to goaltender Eric Hartzell on Wednesday at Cincinnati, Ohio. He was needed after Pat Nagle suffered a high a ...

October 31, 2016 5:39 pm


No punishment from Nagle hit

Spencer Asuchak of the Allen Americans hasn't been given any discipline by the ECHL for his cross-check of Komets goalie Pat Nagle or boarding of defenseman Gabriel Beaupre. In fac ...

October 30, 2016 3:32 pm


K's need goalie who can play

Whomever the Komets sign to be the backup goaltender -- and I'm figuring Garrett Bartus is who they will go after -- is going to have to be able to do more than sit on the bench. E ...

October 29, 2016 7:25 pm


Komets goalie out 4 to 6 weeks

Komets goaltender Pat Nagle will miss at least four weeks with a high-ankle sprain, general manager David Franke said tonight, so Eric Hartzell will now be the workhorse in net. N ...

October 29, 2016 4:57 pm


On Komets' ace rookie

Tonight, the Komets face the Allen Americans for the first time since the teams met in the Western Conference finals last season. This will be the only game of the season between t ...

October 28, 2016 3:05 pm


Bet you've never seen that before

In what was a wild first period -- the Komets got the only goal from Mike Cazzola and 18 of the first 22 shots -- I saw something I've never seen before: A player knock both teams' ...

October 28, 2016 6:03 pm


Recapping Komets' victory over Allen

The Komets believed this was the most complete game they’d played in years. It might have been, after they outscored the Allen Americans 5-0, outshot them 45-27, got two shor ...

October 28, 2016 8:51 pm


Komets shut out champion Americans

The Komets and Allen Americans won’t play again during the regular season, a loss for the fans but something the trainers may be happy about after the Komets' rough-and-tumbl ...

October 28, 2016 8:04 pm


Harris already out of Peoria

Ian Harris, who is from Fort Wayne, was released after just two games with Peoria of the Single-A Southern Professional Hockey League. He assisted on goals in both games but was mi ...

October 24, 2016 5:37 pm


New forward for Komets

The Komets, who are 3-1-0 heading into Friday’s game at Memorial Coliseum against the defending champion Allen Americans, added forward Gabriel Desjardins to their roster tod ...

October 24, 2016 4:30 pm


Komets lament lack of scoring

The bad news is that the Komets will likely face Kalamazoo Wings goaltender Nicola Riopel again this season. The teams meet seven more times and Riopel, who stopped 41 shots in the ...

October 23, 2016 12:40 am


Pioneering referee tonight at Komets game

An interesting sidenote to tonight's game between the Komets and Kalamazoo Wings is the referee, Andrea Barone, who is the first openly gay referee in hockey. He came out in an art ...

October 22, 2016 4:01 pm


1st loss of season for Komets

A loss by the Komets to the Kalamazoo Wings had been a rare thing over the past 13 months. The Komets had won six in a row and eight of the last nine meetings over that span. But ...

October 22, 2016 7:17 pm


Nagle shines in Komets' 2-1 victory

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Pat Nagle stopped the first 33 shots he faced tonight. Charlie Vasaturo beat him with a 50-foot wrist shot off a faceoff 16:18 into the third period, but i ...

October 21, 2016 7:12 pm


Looks like Nagle for K's

KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Greetings from Wings Stadium, where the Komets are going to face the Kalamazoo Wings at 7 p.m. It looks as if Pat Nagle will be in net for the Komets again ton ...

October 21, 2016 3:32 pm