The Journal Gazette
The Komets will face Wheeling 10 times in the first 21 games of their season.

Komets' early schedule heavy on Wheeling, Indy games

The rivalry between the Komets and Wheeling Nailers has always been decent -- full of high-scoring games and physical play -- but it could...

January 15, 2021 2:40 pm

Murphy to play for K's

Matt Murphy, a defenseman, is again expected to be with the Komets this season. "He’s been on our roster and confirmed...

January 14, 2021 6:00 pm

 Courtesy Wheeling Nailers 
Brandon Hawkins, who has signed with the Komets, celebrates a goal last season for the Wheeling Nailers.

Hawkins 'beyond excited' to join Komets

Brandon Hawkins has played only four times at Memorial Coliseum – totaling two goals and four points – and he's sure looking...

January 13, 2021 6:00 pm

Hawkins among latest K's signings

Brandon Hawkins was often exhilarating to watch last season. His execution of the so-called Michigan move, a lacrosse-style goal in...

January 13, 2021 5:20 pm


ECHL approves two expansion Memberships

The ECHL announced on Tuesday that the League’s Board of Governors has approved expansion applications for Coralville, Iowa and...

January 12, 2021 3:47 pm

K's drop 3 from roster

The Komets have released forwards Tommy Beaudoin and Liam Murphy, and goaltender Thomas Proudlock, none of whom had yet played for Fort...

January 11, 2021 6:10 pm

Sources: K's sign Gazzola

The Komets have signed defenseman Randy Gazzola, multiple sources confirmed, as they continue to talk with other players who had been...

January 10, 2021 7:30 pm

Kyle Haas, the Komets' Most Improved Player last season, has retired to focus on boxing. 

Ex-Komet Haas to pursue boxing career

I reported Wednesday that Kyle Hass, who led the ECHL in penalty minutes last season, had retired from professional hockey and was...

January 7, 2021 5:20 pm

Komets' Haas retires

Kyle Haas, who last season led the ECHL with 164 penalty minutes in just 45 games, has retired, according to the Komets.

January 6, 2021 5:30 pm

Shawn Szydlowski is excited about the Komets' talent level and believes the ECHL will be tougher than ever this season. 

Komets' Szydlowski: 'Through the roof' with excitement

Shawn Szydlowski hasn’t been on Memorial Coliseum ice since March 11. To say he was gleeful about Tuesday’s announcement the...

January 5, 2021 6:10 pm

  • 'Fireball is back': Komets to play this season
  • Verbatim: Komets set to return to play weekend of Feb. 12
  • K's still in decision-making process
  • Komets lose rookie defenseman
  • Possible good news on K's season
  • K's have new capacity approved, but much to be determined
  • Fort Wayne-native Gratz hired at Trine
  • Bachman nets 1st pro goal
  • When could K's start? Feb. 12 seems earliest
  • Campagna joins Walleye
  • ECHL rosters, exempt list released
  • McKenzie opts to play in Poland
  • K's targeting February start, sign defenseman
  • K's sign defenseman Brodeur
  • Komets' projected start date pushed back
  • Report: 3 more ECHL teams opting out
  • Former Trine player cut by Solar Bears
  • Komets sign hometown product, Jackson Leef
  • Icemen Announce Additions To Ownership Team
  • Komets have more time to decide on season
  • K's continue to push for more time
  • Bachman assigned to ECHL (updated)
  • WOWO to re-broadcast Thanksgiving game
  • Statement from ECHL on North Division
  • Looming deadline could thwart Komets' season
  • Sources: ECHL's North Division opting out
  • Well wishes for Komets' Bailey
  • AHL pushes start of season to Feb. 5