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Pregame primer

The Komets are coming off six straight losses, as they head into tonight's game at the Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio, against the Walleye.

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It's amazing to think that just a few weeks ago, the Komets were vying for first place in the division and now don't look as if they'll make the playoffs.

As we all know by now, it comes down to finishing scoring chances. And that's the one thing you cannot teach, which is why I'm not putting this on coach Al Sims. When you are on a breakaway, you have to put the puck on net. Plain and simple. It's more a personnel issue than anything when that happens. And a little bad luck.

As a sidenote, I'm covering the Bishop Luers' girls basketball semistate game against the Eastern Comets. And I have to say, I will never easily spell Comet again in my life. It just feels weird.

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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