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Ice Chips

  • Komets lose Heard
    The hits keep on coming for the Komets. Forward Mitchell Heard was called up to Lake Erie of the American Hockey League, after tallying 10 goals and 16 points in 12 games.
  • K's drop to 4th in rankings
    After getting soundly defeated by the Toledo Walleye twice in the last week, the Komets have dropped in my ECHL Power Rankings. Idaho now tops the list.
  • A good cause
    The Fort Wayne Freeze, the police department team, will take on the Cincinnati Firefighter Hockey Club at Memorial Coliseum at 3 p.m. Saturday.
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Scary moment

Thomas Beauregard's goal on a shot from about 30 feet out tied the Komets and Kalamazoo Wings at 2 in the second period.

Soon after, there was a scary moment when Fort Wayne defenseman Daniel Maggio shoved Brett Lysak into Komets goalie Kenny Reiter, who was motionless on the ice for a couple minutes.

Reiter was OK, though, and he's stopped 19 of 21 shots.

Fort Wayne has 29 shots through two periods.

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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