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Ice Chips

  • K's fall to 5 in power rankings, get new player
    The Komets have signed Brett Beebe, who was in training camp with them and has been playing with Pensacola of the Southern Professional Hockey League.
  • Things to check out
    For the first time this season, the Komets aren't on top of the Eastern Conference standings. Losing three of five games will do that to a team.
  • Bad loss yields great highlights
      Even though the Komets lost 3-1 to the Greenville Road Warriors -- and lost their hold on first place in the Eastern Conference for the first time this season -- I think you will enjoy the highlights in the video here.

This is awesome

Check out this goal by former Komets player Mike Ratchuk. Click here. It's filthy.

As for the Komets' game tonight with Elmira, it's tied at 1 after one period. Just as a power-play was ending, Elmira's Kyle Bushee scored on a 20-foot wrist shot.

Lincoln Kaleigh Schrock answered with a short-handed goal, after goalie Marc Cheverie was caught out of net and Jean-Michel Rizk pressured him into a turnover.

Colin Chaulk is back on the bench as an assistant coach, after missing five games following foot surgery.

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