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Komets lose to Cincinnati

The Komets missed some golden opportunities to tie the game late and lost, 4-2, to the Cincinnati Cyclones at Memorial Coliseum on Friday.

Mike Embach scored the winning goal in the third period, after a pass from behind the net, and the Cyclones added an empty-net goal to seal it.

This was the first of three games in as many nights for the Komets, who take on the division-leading Cyclones on Saturday in Cincinnati.

The Komets lost Luca Caputi and Matt Firman to undisclosed injuries.

Scoring for Fort Wayne were Jean-Michel Rizk and Corey Elkins.

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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