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Cousineau called up

Goaltender Marco Cousineau has been recalled to Norfolk of the American Hockey League. That means Charlie Effinger will play in a fifth straight game (four of them starts) tonight at Loveland, Colo. It also means they have to find a backup goalie, assuming equipment manager Joe Franke didn't bring his gear, not that I think he'd agree to play anyway. This could be interesting. I bet they are combing the local small colleges for club goalies. Unless they want to drop a load of money on bringing someone up from across the country.

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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