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Special video off special win

The Komets' 5-2 victory over the Evansville IceMen came in the 4,500th game in franchise history, on a night Mike Emrick did play-by-play. Watch, and listen, to this video for some surprises.

Special K's video for you

You will want to pay attention in this one

It was a special night at Memorial Coliseum, with the Komets winning 5-2 in their 4,500th game, and with Mike Emrick helping to call the game.

You will want to pay attention in this recap, not just because there are plenty of highlights and plenty of fights, but also because of some audio gems I threw in there.

Enjoy.

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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