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K's should feel fortunate

It's still scoreless between the Komets and Toledo Walleye after two periods at Memorial Coliseum, and Fort Wayne should feel fortunate that's the case.

Referee Don Jablonski waved off a goal by Toledo's Andrej Nestrasil because he deemed it was scored off a high stick, but I don't believe it was.

And the Komets have been killing off a seven-minute power play, including two minutes of 5-on-3, after Daniel Maggio lost his head and cross-checked Byron Froese in the face.

The Komets really need to wake up if they want to win this one.

The good news is goalie Kenny Reiter has looked great, though his slash is what put the Komets two men down late in that period.

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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