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Ice Chips

  • Komets sign three players
    The Komets added goaltender Eric Levine, forward Nicola Levesque and defenseman Paul Arnott to their roster Tuesday, giving them 24 players so far for the upcoming season.
  • Komets sign defenseman James Martin
    The Komets have signed defenseman James Martin, who spent last season with the Alaska Aces and won the ECHL championship.
  • Komets sign forward Pistilli
    The Komets have signed forward Matthew Pistilli and reached an agreement with Konstantin Shafranov to be an assistant coach for a second straight season.
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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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