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Ice Chips

  • K's fall to 5 in power rankings, get new player
    The Komets have signed Brett Beebe, who was in training camp with them and has been playing with Pensacola of the Southern Professional Hockey League.
  • Things to check out
    For the first time this season, the Komets aren't on top of the Eastern Conference standings. Losing three of five games will do that to a team.
  • Bad loss yields great highlights
      Even though the Komets lost 3-1 to the Greenville Road Warriors -- and lost their hold on first place in the Eastern Conference for the first time this season -- I think you will enjoy the highlights in the video here.

Lots to read on K's, more

I'm on vacation for a couple of weeks, so thanks to the rest of the Journal Gazette staff for picking up my coverage while I'm out. Ben Smith has a story on the Komets' signings of Lincoln Kaleigh Schrock and Mike Embach. Click here to read it.

This is humorous, on the recent draft of Fort Wayne's Blake Siebenaler to the Columbus Blue Jackets: Click here.

Colin Chaulk is returning to the Kalamazoo Wings this season as an assistant coach: Click here.

Finally, as you may know, Komets coach Gary Graham is the owner of Pyromaniac Fireworks in Fort Wayne. If you bring canned goods to him to benefit the Community Harvest Food Bank, he'll give you a free sample of fireworks. Spread the word. It runs through July 6.

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