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K's lose in Indy; division goes to Toledo

The Komets’ hopes of winning the Central Division title are now dissolved as it will go to the Toledo Walleye for a fourth straight year. The Komets fell behind by five goa ...

March 31, 2018 10:30 pm


K's fall in OT to Cyclones

Shawn O’Donnell fought off a hook from behind by Jason Binkley and slid the puck inside the right goalpost at U.S. Bank Arena tonight, as the Cincinnati Cyclones defeated the ...

March 30, 2018 10:50 pm


Komets add defenseman Campbell, activate MacDonald

The Komets announced today that defenseman Sean Campbell has agreed to terms and been added to the roster. Campbell, 24, played four seasons with St. Norbert College scoring colleg ...

March 30, 2018 3:10 pm


Komets schedule 2 playoff games

We don’t know who the Komets will play in the first round of the playoffs — Cincinnati is the most likely opponent — but we know when the first two games are now. ...

March 28, 2018 3:20 pm


Houser plays the hero

Lots to cover off the Komets’ 2-1 overtime victory tonight over the Kansas City Mavericks, that saw Cody Sol force overtime and Justin Hodgman net the winner. The hero, tho ...

March 28, 2018 11:30 pm


Sol, Hodgman lead K's to comeback victory

Justin Hodgman cemented a 2-1 overtime victory for the Komets over Kansas City tonight at the Coliseum by surging his way into the offensive zone and snapping a 15-foot shot p ...

March 28, 2018 10:20 pm


My ECHL MVP pick unveiled

I handed in my ballot today for the ECHL’s awards, and if you’re interested my selections were as follows: MVP 1. Jordan LaVallee-Smotherman, Manchester. 2. Shawn S ...

March 27, 2018 10:50 pm


Desjardins' OT goal cements K's victory

The last thing a hockey team wants to do is squander a hat trick. Gabriel Desjardins made sure the Komets didn’t tonight. He snapped a shot into the net from 40 feet out ...

March 24, 2018 10:50 pm


Postgame reaction to K's OT victory

After the Komets defeated the Wichita Thunder 5-4 in overtime Saturday on Gabriel Desjardins' nifty goal from 30 feet out, as he was falling to the ice, he had this to say: “ ...

March 24, 2018 11:50 pm


K’s captain off injured list

The Komets have activated captain Jamie Schaafsma from injured reserve, where he had been with a lower-body injury, so I presume that means he will play tonight at Indianapolis.

March 23, 2018 2:04 pm


Shalla scorches K's again in loss

Josh Shalla keeps on being a thorn in the Komets’ side. And the Komets keep on losing. Shalla scored two early goals to propel the Indy Fuel to a 3-2 victory tonight over t ...

March 23, 2018 10:40 pm


K's need to solve Wings

The Komets have lost 4 of 5 games this season to the Kalamazoo Wings, the team they face tonight at Memorial Coliseum, and that’s alarming because it’s usually a much m ...

March 21, 2018 8:00 pm


K's coach: Older players must step up

This isn't the first time this has happened, but coach Gary Graham threw the Komets' losing streak at the feet of the older players by saying:  “This group is not w ...

March 21, 2018 11:40 pm


Overtime penalty leads to Komets' loss

An ill-timed penalty for having too many men on the ice – it came during the 3-on-3 overtime – set up Brendan Bradley for a power-play goal from 18 feet out and a 3-2 K ...

March 21, 2018 10:20 pm


Thompson returns to Komets; Larraza reassigned to Tucson

The Komets announced Tuesday that forward Garrett Thompson was  released from the Iowa Wild and will return to the Fort Wayne lineup. Thompson was on his first call-up of the ...

March 20, 2018 5:40 pm