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Nifty Giosa goal highlights different video

The Komets defeated the Kalamazoo Wings 2-1 at Wings Stadium in Kalamazoo, Mich., on Jan. 30, 2013. This video, by Justin A. Cohn, mixes video and still photos. The game includes the Tyler Butler vs. Alexandre Mallet fight.

Different way to watch win

I took some chances with video recap

KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- OK, you will have to tell me how you feel about this recap of the Komets' 2-1 victory over the Kalamazoo Wings. I've got the amazing game-winning goal, the Tyler Butler fight and plenty more. Check it out. The Komets looked strong in this one. But, as we all know, they have trouble replicating this sort of game at Memorial Coliseum, and they play there Friday and Saturday.

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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