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  • Komets affiliate with Avs, Lake Erie
    The Komets have aligned with the NHL's Colorado Avalanche and their American Hockey League team, the Lake Erie Monsters.
  • This is sad news
    Former Komets star Joe Kastelic, who once owned the record for most goals scored in the IHL, died Wednesday at 81. He skated for the Komets from 1953 to 1957 and then again in 1960-61.
  • Major signings for Komets
    The Komets bolstered their roster with a potential No. 1 goaltender, a former first-round NHL draft pick, a familiar face and player who should be popular with the fans.

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K's promise better in video recap

We've got the action of the Komets' 6-3 loss to the Missouri Mavericks in Game 2 of the Turner Conference finals, which gave the Mavericks a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. But you will love, in addition to the video, the comments from Komets leaders Brett Smith and Colin Chaulk. I've been having some fun with the voice-over function, so let me know what you think of Chaulk's narration.

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By the way, I will be at the games in Independence, Mo.

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