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Wild game, wild video

What a wacky game it was, the Komets' 3-1 victory over the Rapid City Rush, giving Fort Wayne a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Turner Conference semifinals. The video has the goals, the terrific fight and looks at the cheap shots by Les Reaney and Konrad Reeder as well as the controversial no-goal. I know the picture on the latter isn't great, but take my word for it: It was in when Chaulk shot it and when Mike Vaskivuo put it back in. The reason it popped out so fast was defenseman Michael Couch fell on the back of the net.

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Justin A. Cohn, pro sports coordinator for The Journal Gazette, has been covering the Fort Wayne Komets since 1997. His reporting includes game stories from home and away, features about the players and personalities associated with the Komets, plus coverage of issues affecting hockey at all levels. A native of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Cohn graduated from Emory University in Atlanta. He can be reached at 260-461-8429 or by email at