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Can K's still win? It's all mental.

So much of this Komets team is mental. We’ve seen it all season long. It’s why they’ve let down at the ends of second periods, had furious rallies for third-perio ...

May 20, 2018 4:20 pm


Reacting to K's Game 5 loss

I'm stunned. The fans are stunned. The Komets are stunned.  To have that many unreal chances in overtime and not to win, well, that's a remarkable outcome. The Colorado Eagl ...

May 20, 2018 12:10 am


No lineup changes for K's

Nothing, of course, is set in stone, but the Komets are planning on using the same lineup they had in Friday's 2-1 loss to the Colorado Eagles. The teams meet again at 7:30 p.m. ...

May 19, 2018 7:00 pm


Wild period as K's lead 3-2

Call that the Jake Marto period. He got a goal for the Colorado Eagles by banking the puck off the Komets' Trevor Cheek. And then the Komets got one back, when Jamie Schaafsma bank ...

May 19, 2018 9:20 pm


Komets, Eagles tied

We're going to overtime tied at 3 between the Komets and the Colorado Eagles, who got a late goal from Michael Joly on a shot from the blue line. The series is tied at 2. ...

May 19, 2018 10:10 pm


Double OT heartbreak for K's

Seconds after Joe Cannata got caught out of position but made it back in time to stop the Komets’ Artur Tyanulin from scoring from point-blank range, Brady Shaw returned the ...

May 19, 2018 11:30 pm


K's ride power play to 2-1 lead

The Colorado Eagles came out playing physically and, so far, it's backfiring. Despite taking an early lead thanks to a plethora of odd-man rushes, the Eagles trail the Komets 2-1 a ...

May 19, 2018 8:30 pm


Why Komets lost Game 4

Coach Gary Graham summed up why the Komets lost tonight – 2-1 to the Colorado Eagles – so perfectly. “It took us forever to get going, for whatever reason,&rdqu ...

May 18, 2018 11:50 pm


Beware the reigning champs

  The Colorado Eagles are the defending champions of the ECHL. They’ve got a large part of their nucleus from last season back. They aren’t going to take a 2-1 d ...

May 18, 2018 5:00 pm


Komets trail after first period

There was no way Michael Joly was going to remain as quiet as he'd been in the previous two games, during which he had no goals, two assists and only three shots on goal for the Co ...

May 18, 2018 8:50 pm


K's still down 2-0 after 2

The Komets continue to not look like themselves and they continue to trail the Colorado Eagles, 2-0 after two periods at Memorial Coliseum. They just aren't getting much sustaine ...

May 18, 2018 9:40 pm


K's fall, series with Eagles tied

No one said the defending-champions would go down easy. And they aren’t. Riding a superior first two periods, the Colorado Eagles defeated the Komets 2-1 tonight to even th ...

May 18, 2018 10:40 pm


Analyzing Komets' Game 3 victory

The Komets’ 4-2 victory over the Colorado Eagles was nothing like the first two games of the series. Whereas those games were hard-hitting slugfests, this was a slow-burning ...

May 17, 2018 1:20 am


Former K's coach to Hall of Fame

Former Komets coach Greg Puhalski, who led them to the 2003 Colonial Cup in the United Hockey League, will be inducted into the Toledo Hockey Hall of Fame. He was a standout play ...

May 17, 2018 1:30 am


K's, Eagles still scoreless

Neither the Komets nor the Colorado Eagles were able to score a goal in the first period of Game 3 of the Western Conference finals. But both teams had chances. Fort Wayne goaltend ...

May 16, 2018 8:40 pm