The Journal Gazette

Analyzing Komets' epic Game 3 victory

The Komets’ 2-1 victory over the Toledo Walleye in overtime leaves us much to cover. Let’s start with the guy who scored the game-winning goal, Kevin Gibson. He had on ...

April 18, 2019 12:10 am

Faceoffs key for K's

A big part of the Komets’ ability to win Game 3 of the Central Division semifinals – 2-1 in overtime Wednesday – was their ability to win more faceoffs than they ...

April 18, 2019 6:00 pm

Gibson the hero for K's in OT victory

Goaltender Zach Fucale put on an absolute show. And Shawn Szydlowski was clutch, as he’s so often been through the years for the Komets. But it was maybe the least likely o ...

April 17, 2019 11:10 pm

Key to Game 3: Intensity

The Komets need everyone going and it has to happen as soon as the game begins.

April 17, 2019 3:10 pm

No arrival yet for Komets' Martineau

The Komets had hoped to get Phelix Martineau back from the American Hockey League for Game 3 of the Central Division semifinals, but he's day-to-day with an upper body injury that ...

April 15, 2019 4:50 pm

Key to Game 2: Traffic

TOLEDO, Ohio -- Traffic is something the Toledo Walleye is clearly focusing on it this series. It wants Komets goaltender Zach Fucale to have a difficult time seeing the puck. It d ...

April 13, 2019 6:10 pm

K's in search of 'heartbeat' after Game 2 loss

TOLEDO, Ohio – Coach Gary Graham had the best quote to sum up the Komets’ 6-0 loss today to the Toledo Walleye. “You’ve got to find a heartbeat,” he ...

April 14, 2019 12:00 am

K's routed in Game 2 loss to Walleye

TOLEDO, Ohio – They say in hockey that it’s not a series until someone loses on home ice. The Komets had better hope that’s true because, tonight, things looked a ...

April 13, 2019 10:30 pm

K's can build off Game 1 loss

TOLEDO, Ohio – The feeling in the Komets’ locker room was that they can build off this game. Not to excuse the loss, I agree with that. They played a solid road gam ...

April 13, 2019 12:00 am

Key to winning Game 1

TOLEDO, Ohio – Game 1 of the Central Division semifinals, in my opinion, is going to come down to one thing: which team stays out of the penalty box. In a playoff series be ...

April 12, 2019 7:00 pm

Verbatim: ECHL names Cincinnati's Schultz most valuable player

The ECHL issued this news release today:

April 12, 2019 2:22 pm

K's battle but drop series opener

TOLEDO, Ohio – It’s a play that fans of the Komets have seen often this season: A shot was blocked at the offensive blue line, setting up an odd-man rush and a pivotal ...

April 12, 2019 10:30 pm

Houser: Goaltender of Year

Cincinnati's Michael Houser, who played for the Komets in 2017-18, was selected the ECHL's Goaltender of the Year.  He was 29-7-5 with two shutouts in 41 appearances for the ...

April 11, 2019 4:20 pm

Rupert suspended 14 games

The ECHL suspended Indy's Ryan Rupert 14 games for his actions Friday, when he checked the Komets' Sean Flanagan from behind and then punched linesman Christopher Williams during t ...

April 9, 2019 5:50 pm

Former Komet 2nd for Coach of the Year

The Cincinnati Cyclones' Matt Thomas was, unsurprisingly, named Coach of the Year in the ECHL. Tulsa's Rob Murray, a former Komets player, was second. Florida's Brad Ralph was thir ...

April 9, 2019 3:00 pm