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Pre-game shift: Cousineau, Brittain reassigned to Komets

The Komets are opening tonight with two new names on the roster.

The Komets announced Friday morning that their NHL affiliate, the Anaheim Ducks, have reassigned goaltender Marco Cousineau and forward Josh Brittain to Fort Wayne from Norfolk’s AHL training camp.

The announcement said that Cousineau, 22, was selected by Anaheim in round 3 of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. He’s played with Elmira Syracuse and Allen.

Brittain, 22, also was selected by Anaheim in round 3. He’s played with Elmira and Syracuse. – Anne Gregory, filling in for Justin, who is on a plane

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 jcohn@jg.net.

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