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Goaltender John Muse, who stopped 18 of 21 shots in his debut with the Komets, has been called up to Charlotte of the American Hockey League.
His speed was on display in the Komets' first game of the regular season – a 4-3 loss to Toledo in an overtime shootout Saturday night – but it wasn't the most impressive facet of Lang's performance.
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There certainly a lot of positives that can be taken away from the Komets' 4-3 loss to the Toledo Walleye in an overtime shootout, but there's also much work that needs to be done.
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The Komets' scratches for tonight's season-opening game against the Toledo Walleye are forward Mike Vaskivuo (groin), defenseman Kyle Follmer (groin) and defenseman Jace Coyle.
Here is our comprehensive preview of the Komets' 62 season in hockey, including a story on coach Gary Graham unlike any you've seen elsewhere.
Justin A. Cohn and Ben Smith of The Journal Gazette discuss the Komets, as they enter their 62nd season of professional hockey.
Nick Tuzzolino is honored to wear the 'C' for the Komets in their 62nd season. Lincoln Kaleigh Schrock and Brandon Marino are the alternates.
Following are the rosters as submitted by ECHL teams for the opening of the 2013-14 regular season which begins Friday.
These are the season opening rosters for all the ECHL teams.
The Komets acquired defenseman Jace Coyle from Greenville for cash.
The Komets are one of only three teams in the 22-team ECHL without an affiliation with an NHL or AHL team. (The others are Colorado and Las Vegas.)
Three leagues and four championships later, the Komets are different – they open their 62nd season, second in the ECHL on Saturday at the Coliseum – and Nick Tuzzolino, 27, is different, too.
Among those placed on waivers were Paul McIlveen, who had been deemed a potential top-line player, along with early summer signings Kyle Bochek and Matthew Larke.
"I went in there (to the locker room) and told everybody, man to man, that I appreciate them committing to Fort Wayne," coach Gary Graham said.
The Komets defeated the Wheeling Nailers 6-2 Saturday night.
After one period at Memorial Coliseum, the Komets lead the Wheeling Nailers 2-0 in an exhibition game.
The Komets play their final exhibition game tonight, against the Wheeling Nailers at Memorial Coliseum, and it's the last chance for some of these guys to prove they belong here.
The Komets won their first exhibition game of the season – 4-3 at Wheeling, W. Va.– but it didn’t come easy Wednesday night.Fort Wayne scored three unanswered goals in the third period at WesBanco Arena and had to try and kill off 9 of the game’s 11 power plays.
On the second day of training camp at Memorial Coliseum, the mood is one of pure positivity.
Forwards Tristan King and Paul McIlveen have been added to the Komets' preseason roster, the club announced today.
Yes, I've seen the internet reports that Paul McIlveen is joining the Komets. So far from the Komets, they are neither confirming nor denying this.
So what will the Komets look like this season, in terms of their style of play?
Defenseman William Lacasse has signed a tryout agreement with the Komets, growing the preseason roster to 27 players, the club announced today.