The Journal Gazette

Komets acquire forward Siiro, waive Miller, Widmar

The Komets announced Wednesday that they have acquired forward Ryan Sirro from the Orlando Solar Bears for future considerations. Siiro, 25, started this season appearing in thre ...

October 31, 2018 2:40 pm

Unveiling Komets, err, Blacksnakes uniforms

OK, when it comes to specialty jerseys, the Komets are usually money. With these, particularly so. Check out the photos of what they will look like as the Fort Wayne Blacksnakes this weekend.

October 30, 2018 5:00 pm

Fucale called from K's to Chicago

For the first time sine they've been affiliated with the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights, the Komets have had a player called up to a higher level. Goaltender Zach Fucale, the only play ...

October 29, 2018 6:40 pm

Finding out about Phelix, more on Komets

I was a little befuddled as to why Phelix Martineau was suddenly out of the Komets' lineup for the home-and-home losses to the Toledo Walleye and now I've been told why. Apparently ...

October 28, 2018 5:20 pm

Time for Komets' leaders

TOLEDO, Ohio — As the Komets try to snap their losing streak, I wonder if we’re not paying attention enough to how much it’s hurting them to not have their captai ...

October 27, 2018 5:40 pm

K's scrap but drop another game

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Komets would have loved nothing more than to spoil the Toledo Walleye’s night – and, more importantly, to get back into the win column. Despi ...

October 27, 2018 10:20 pm

Analyzing the penalty shot, another K's loss

TOLEDO, Ohio – Let’s cover the wild penalty shot at the end first. To my understanding, the correct call was almost made by referee Stan Szczurek, who, by the way, real ...

October 28, 2018 12:00 am

Breaking down the Komets' woes

After a 7-3 loss to the Toledo Walleye, which dropped the Komets to 1-4-0 on this season, the feeling in the locker room was certainly one of frustration. But there was a tinge o ...

October 27, 2018 12:20 am

Komets to become Blacksnakes

The Komets will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Heritage Park, home of the Air National Guard, 122nd Fighter Wing, to announce they will become “the Blacksnakes” during Military Appreciation Weekend Nov. 2 and 3 at Memorial Coliseum.

October 26, 2018 4:02 pm

Komets' drop to 1-4-0 with loss to Toledo

For the Komets and their fans, a 1-4-0 may feel bad. But when the fourth consecutive loss comes to the rival Toledo Walleye, which dominated most of the game at Memorial Coliseum, ...

October 26, 2018 11:10 pm

K's look for cohesiveness

One of the things that's stood out about the Komets' season thus far, in which they've lost 3 of 4 games, is how opposing teams have so often pounced on every little mistake. So ...

October 25, 2018 9:40 pm

Komets' GM: Not panicking

I spoke today with Komets general manager David Franke about his mindset with the team off to a 1-3-0 start, its worst since joining the ECHL in 2012. And he said no one is panicki ...

October 23, 2018 4:40 pm

Fucale in net for Komets

Zach Fucale will be in the net again tonight for the Komets, after he was on the bench for the 2-1 loss to the Kalamazoo Wings on Friday at Kalamazoo, Michigan, and I expect this o ...

October 20, 2018 7:40 pm

Komets' skid to 3 with home-opening loss

The 67th home opener the Komets have played at Memorial Coliseum had many twists and turns. It included a horrendous opening 37 seconds of the third period, in which the Komets s ...

October 20, 2018 10:40 pm

Delving into Komets' early woes

In the wake of the Komets' 5-3 loss to the Kalamazoo Wings, which extended Fort Wayne's losing streak to three games and sent 10,067 fans out of the home opener disappointed, the b ...

October 20, 2018 11:50 pm