The weekend was just two games against the same team.
Check out today's story on the Komets, who are off to a 2-0-0 start this season. We explore how and why the captain, Lincoln Kaleigh Schrock, has looked so good, so far this season.
Komets captain Lincoln Kaleigh Schrock has scored twice, after netting only five goals all of last season.
The first weekend of the Komets’ 63rd season was a success.
This is great. Both the Komets and Indy Fuel are hitting, skating hard, even fighting. I hope this develops into a rivalry because I feel like the Komets really haven't had one in a long time.
Late in the first period at Memorial Coliseum, the Komets and Indy Fuel are tied at 1 in Fort Wayne's home opener. Indy scored at 9:51 on Jamie Wise's shot from the right circle.
Forward Angelo Esposito, who graced the cover of our season preview, has been waived by the Komets.
After a thrilling 5-4 victory over the Indy Fuel in the season-opening game for both teams, they meet again tonight at Memorial Coliseum.
If this was just the first game of the rekindled Komets-vs.-Indianapolis rivalry, a taste of things to come, we may all need some oxygen masks and tickets to every remaining game between the teams.
INDIANAPOLIS -- The obvious question was this: What changed?
INDIANAPOLIS – The rekindling of the rivalry between the Komets and Indianapolis Ice started off with edge-of-your seat excitement and culminated with a 5-4 Fort Wayne victory in a nine-round overtime shootout.
INDIANAPOLIS -- After two periods at the Fairgrounds Coliseum, the Indy Fuel leads the Komets 3-0 in the regular-season opener for both teams.
After the first period of play at the Fairground Coliseum, the Indy Fuel, in its first ever game, leads the Komets 2-0 in the ECHL opener for both teams.
INDIANAPOLIS -- The NHL's Colorado Avalanche have assigned forward Mitchell Heard to the Komets, in advance of tonight's season opener against the Indy Fuel. He was a second-round draft pick in 2012. He had four goals and 12 points in 63 games last season with Lake Erie of the American Hockey League.
Goaltender Francois Tremblay has been called up to Lake Erie of the American Hockey League.
Forward Paul Crowder, 29, who is in his first season with the Komets, was selected an alternate captain by coach Gary Graham.