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Ice Chips

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    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.
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Stellar goaltending, fight highlight game

Charlie Effinger of the Komets and Michael Houser of the Cyclones put on a show at Memorial Coliseum on Dec. 19, 2012. Also check out the Dan Nycholat fight and the goals.

Video highlights galore

Goalies, fights are highlights

The outcome for fans of the Komets wasn't great -- the Komets lost 4-1 to the Cincinnati Cyclones in the first meeting between the teams since 1999 in the original IHL -- but the video has lots of good stuff.

In particular, check out the goaltending for both teams. We've also got the rough stuff and the fight.

The Komets play Friday at Kalamazoo, Mich., so that will be your next chance for video.

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