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Ice Chips

  • Bootland not coming to K's
    You may have heard that Darryl Bootland has defected from the CHL's Allen Americans to join a team in the ECHL. It's not the Komets, according to general manager David Franke.
  • Szydlowski would like bigger role with K's
    Shawn Szydlowski, who re-signed with the Komets today, said he hopes to have a top-line type of role this season.
  • AHL could be coming to town
    There is a possibility the American Hockey League's Lake Erie Monsters and Grand Rapids Griffins will play an exhibition game at Memorial Coliseum on Oct. 4.
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Goalie throws net at referee

Check out this video of Wheeling goaltender Scott Darling, angry about a goal being allowed by referee Don Jablonski, throwing the goal at the official in a game at Orlando. From, America One Sports.

Update on Maggio; great video

At the ECHL All-Star Game Skills Competition, the host Colorado Eagles defeated the All-Stars 10-5. The Komets' Daniel Maggio was slowest in the hardest-shot competition, where his 84.1 mph was the lowest of the eight participants, and he was 1 of 5 in the Rapid Fire Event.

Meanwhile, here is video of the incident from Saturday's game between Wheeling and Orlando, in which Nailers goaltender Scott Darling tossed the goal at the referee. Wild stuff. Click here for more.

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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