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    If you are interested in this sort of thing, here is a lawsuit that was filed against the ECHL by the CHL, in which it is alleged the ECHL tried to "poach" the Rapid City Rush and Allen Americans.
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Elkins, Cousineau steal the show

Corey Elkins' dramatic third-period goal, and the goaltending of Marco Cousineau, led the Komets to a 4-2 victory over the Gwinnett Gladiators at Memorial Coliseum on January 2, 2013. Video by Justin A. Cohn

A goal you'll want to see

Elkins' winner, in debut, is a beauty

Corey Elkins' first goal with the Komets was the winner, and Marco Cousineau's return to the lineup was impressive, in the 4-2 victory over the Gwinnett Gladiators tonight. Also, check out some great hitting from the third period.

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