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Ice Chips

  • Szydlowski would like bigger role with K's
    Shawn Szydlowski, who re-signed with the Komets today, said he hopes to have a top-line type of role this season.
  • AHL could be coming to town
    There is a possibility the American Hockey League's Lake Erie Monsters and Grand Rapids Griffins will play an exhibition game at Memorial Coliseum on Oct. 4.
  • Szydlowski returns to Komets
    Right wing Shawn Szydlowski has agreed to terms and will return to the Komets in 2014-15, the club announced today.

Hayes' funny moment

Thanks to the Kalamazoo Wings for retrieving the video of Colton Hayes giving Dan Nycholat a little peck on the "Kiss Cam" for a moment of levity late in the Komets' 6-2 loss at Wings Stadium on Saturday night.

It's toward the end of this clip above and here.

Also, make sure you check out the story on Josh Brittain, who has been tearing it up for the Komets. Click here.

Did you know that Brandon Marino has scored in all but one game this season for the Komets (7-3-1)? And he's on an eight-game point scoring streak, the longest in the ECHL this season.

Goalie Kenny Reiter leads the league in goals-against average (1.17) and save percentage (.959), but he's 35 minutes short of making the league's official report.

Finally, please make sure you give me a donation for Movember. Click here.

For every $10 you donate by Thursday, you will get an entry in a raffle for my Komets'-related memorabilia: Click here.

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