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Goalies are weird

Goaltenders are weird. I guess you'd have to be.

Click here to check out this strange video of Florida goalie Kristers Gudlevskis during the warm-ups today at Memorial Coliseum.

As for the game, after two periods, the Komets lead the Everblades 2-1, thanks to defenseman Jordon Southorn's power-play goal at 1:18 of the period. It was from about 50 feet out and ricocheted off the skate of a Florida player.

Both teams have 21 shots.

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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