Larkin Saalfrank, a native of Fort Wayne and a former IPFW goaltender, made his professional regular-season debut today with the Federal Hockey League's Danville Dashers.
Today 8:45 pm in Ice Chips
A night after their most impressive victory of the season, the Komets lost 5-2 to the Elmira Jackals, in front of 2,231 fans at First Arena on Sunday.
Today 7:30 pm in Ice Chips 3 comments
Chris Auger and Brandon Marino scored twice as the Komets defeated the defending-champion Reading Royals 7-2 in front of 4,123 fans at Santander Arena in Pennsylvania.
Saturday in Ice Chips 22 comments
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Here is today's story on Mike Vaskivuo . Give it a read. Remember, he was one of the guys called out by coach Gary Graham last month.
Friday in Ice Chips 25 comments
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In discussing how popular this video from the Komets' 4-2 victory over Florida was Saturday -- click here to see it -- a co-worker drew my attention to this cool photo from the archives.
Thursday in Ice Chips 5 comments
Here's what Komets general manager David Franke said on the possibility of bringing in Brian Gratz as an assistant coach: "He's already contacted me. I don't know where we'll stand with it. It's something we'll talk about. We'll see if we want to do anything with anybody (as an assistant coach).
Wednesday in Ice Chips 13 comments
Fort Wayne-native and former Komets goaltender Brian Gratz resigned as coach of the Southern Professional Hockey League's Bloomington Thunder after a 3-9-0 start this season.
Wednesday in Ice Chips 3 comments
Sorry I've been out of the loop for a spell. I was under the weather.
Wednesday in Ice Chips
You had to like defenseman Jordon Southorn, who had two goals for the Komets. And you really had to like goaltender Cody Reichard, who stopped 37 shots in a surprise start.
November 30, 2013 in Ice Chips 19 comments
The Komets had lost back-to-back games since trading their captain, Nick Tuzzolino, to Elmira.
November 30, 2013 in Ice Chips 12 comments
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.
November 30, 2013 in Ice Chips 5 comments
Defenseman Joe Hartman hopped off the bench, got to the blue line and fired the puck into the net 8:47 into the first period at Memorial Coliseum. It tied the Komets and Florida Everblades at 1.
November 30, 2013 in Ice Chips
The Komets are 0-2-0 since trading captain Nick Tuzzolino to Elmira and coming off a 4-0 stinker at Kalamazoo, Mich., on Friday night. So, yes, I'd say this is an important game for the Komets.
November 30, 2013 in Ice Chips
Joel Martin made 21 saves for Kalamazoo as it defeated the Komets 4-0 in front of 2,476 fans at Wings Stadium on Friday night.
November 29, 2013 in Ice Chips 42 comments
Embattled defenseman Nick Tuzzolino, who was the Komets captain before he was traded Monday to Elmira, has gotten signed ... in the higher-level American Hockey League by Rochester.
November 29, 2013 in Ice Chips 3 comments