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Rizk wins dramatic game

Jean-Michel Rizk's goal in the final minute sealed a 6-5 victory for the Komets over the Elmira Jackals at Memorial Coliseum on Dec. 29, 2012. Check out the action, including the Brett Smith vs. Justin DaCosta fight. By, Justin A. Cohn.

Video of dramatic K's victory

Check out an interesting view of Jean-Michel Rizk's game-winning goal and lots of the other action, including the terrific Brett Smith fight and the excellent Daniel Maggio goal. The Komets are on a two-game winning streak heading into the annual New Year's Eve game against the Toledo Walleye on Monday night.

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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