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Ice Chips

  • Some CHL news
    The CHL's Denver Cutthroats have gone dormant for the upcoming season and are looking to secure investors for the 2015-16 season.
  • K's add scoring, toughness
    The Komets were in need of a defenseman who can score and hit and they got one today – and he should be familiar to fans of the team – with the signing of Matt Krug.
  • New digital aid for ECHL fans
    The ECHL has partnered with NeuLion Inc. to provide line and on-demand content to internet-connected devices that will be available on multiple devices, including PCs and iOS.

Lots to read, consider

Did you miss what happened in Game 1 of the Turner Conference finals, a 3-2 victory by the Missouri Mavericks in overtime Friday night? Click here to read about it.

Ben Smith had this column off the Komets' loss: Click here.

To see my video recap of the game, which features lots of interesting stuff, click here.

For what it's worth, I have had several people in other towns look at the video and I've yet to find a single person who thinks the correct call was made in awarding a penalty shot. Yay, Zac Blazic.

Some awesome photos from the game: Click here.

And to read the notebook, click here.

To see the reporting out of Indepedence, Mo., click here and here.

Greg Rajan chimed in on the happenings at Memorial Coliseum: Click here. And I couldn't help but laugh at this blog by Rajan: See the part under the predictions.

In the Berry Conference, Wichita won the opening game: Click here.

Finally, on Twitter (@jgkomets), I kept trying to share this story but it wasn't liking the link. So for those who want to see something about The Greatest Hockey Team There Ever Was, click here.

And look at this one, particularly the seventh and eigth paragraphs. Classic.

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