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So far, so good

KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- The Komets' power play is suddenly OK. It has scored in back-to-back games, on back-to-back power plays, and it has a 1-0 lead over the Kalamazoo Wings.

Thomas Beauregard scored by coming out of the right corner, switching to his backhand, and shooting high.

By the way, Shane Albrahani declined to discuss what he's doing calling the game on WOWO with Bob Chase, who is in his 60th season. Team president Michel Franke also didn't say anything. I'm guessing that Chase might not do all the games next season and they are grooming Albrahani, who calls high school games, has been the team's longtime videographer and, once upon a time, had a radio show with yours truly.

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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