Even in loss, Komets game was thrilling

The Komets and Kalamazoo Wings played a thrilling 3-2 game -- the Wings won -- that featured amazing goaltending (47 saves) from Jeff Deslauriers, physical play and excitement. Video by Justin A. Cohn, The Journal Gazette

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An amazing thing to watch

The Komets and Kalamazoo Wings didn't have much to play for, but the Wings' 3-2 victory was really exciting. Check out the action in this video.

The dirty hit that took Eric Giosa out of the game is around the 4:00 mark. If Scott Kishel got suspended this season for hitting a guy in a vulnerable position, this is worthy, too.

Jeff Deslauriers, who made 47 saves for Fort Wayne, was stupendous.

Click here to read the story off the game.

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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