Another day, another imperiled franchise in the IHL.
February 26, 2010 in Ice Chips 24 comments
Komets forward David Hukalo, last year's Playoff MVP, is expected to return to the Komets' lineup in about 10 days, coach Al Sims said.
February 15, 2010 in Ice Chips 18 comments
Bloomington PrairieThunder forward Mike Liambas will be out 6 to 8 weeks after emergency surgery to repair lacerated tendons in his right arm, suffered during Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Komets.
February 15, 2010 in Ice Chips 4 comments
There are 3,862 tickets out for tonight's game between the All-American Hockey League's Evansville Icemen and Battle Creek Revolution, according to Coliseum General Manager Randy Brown.
February 12, 2010 in Ice Chips
Here’s the good news for the Port Huron Icehawks tonight: They were only a touchdown and a field goal away from winning the game.9-1? Are you kidding?
February 5, 2010 in Ice Chips 12 comments
The Muskegon Chronicle has a story in which the Lumberjacks' owners confirm that a move out of professional hockey and to the United States Hockey League is a possibility.
February 5, 2010 in Ice Chips 20 comments
Well, that was startling, to say the least.For almost 52 minutes the Komets were so serenely in command of the Dayton Gems tonight I was, I confess to say, already composing my game story. Something about Nick Boucher’s first shutout of the season.
February 3, 2010 in Ice Chips 38 comments
While I was watching the Komets take a 1-0 lead over Dayton in the first period tonight … I asked Komets president Michael Franke about the rumors aloft that Muskegon might be contemplating a jump to the juniors in the USHL.
February 3, 2010 in Ice Chips 9 comments
OK, so last week I took some shots at those hideous “Exorcist” Green jerseys Quad City was wearing, during my stint as Justin’s stunt double. So it’s only fair I turn the tables on what the Komets are wearing tonight.
February 3, 2010 in Ice Chips 5 comments
Claude Noel, who was named interim coach of the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, has ties to the Komets.
February 3, 2010 in Ice Chips 2 comments
File / The Journal Gazette
I know I defended the Bloomington PrairieThunder, after the Flint Generals signed a bunch of goons before what would be a heated game recently. (I still think that was a little much by the Generals.) But trouble does certainly seem to be following the PrairieThunder these days.
February 1, 2010 in Ice Chips 20 comments
God bless those Quad City Mallards. They may not know how to dress, but they sure have an impeccable sense of timing.
January 29, 2010 in Ice Chips 11 comments