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This will be rough

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The Komets' stretch of games is about to get amazingly difficult.

Tonight's game at Orlando, Fla., begins 25 games in 44 nights. In that stretch, they have consecutive nights off only four times and they plays four games in five nights a whopping four times.

At one point, beginning Dec. 27, the Komets play eight games in 11 nights.

This is the busiest stretch of games anyone seems to remember.


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