Effinger hams it up

Komets goaltender Charlie Effinger hams it up at the Komets' annual jersey auction.

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Fun night for fans

The Komets held their annual end-of-season party and jersey acution, raising $16,125 for local charities.

Here is a list of which jerseys sold for the most. And, above, is the video of Charlie Effinger trying to make his sale.

By the way, here are some great Sam Hoffman photos: Click here

Brandon Marino $1500

J.M. Rizk $1500

Jeff Deslauriers $1000

Charlie Effinger $1000

Marco Cousineau $950

Kaleigh Schrock $950

Thomas Beauregard $750

Matt Firman $750

Colin Chaulk $700

Nick Schaus $650

Brett Smith $650

Tyler Butler $600

Nick Wheeler $600

Ryan Hegarty $550

Jamie Milam $500

Garrett Klotz $450

Matt Syroczynski $400

Mathieu Gagnon $400

Lindsay Sparks $350

Eric Giosa $350

Scott Kishel $250

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.