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Full ECHL protected lists

The ECHL on Tuesday announced the Protected Lists as submitted by each of its Member teams.

June 2, 2020 1:03 pm

 Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette 
Taylor Doherty, middle, was the only eligible player not protected by the Komets on Monday.

K's protect all but Doherty

The first real step in putting together a roster for next season was taken Monday when the Komets turned in their protected list of...

June 1, 2020 6:20 pm

 Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette 
Shawn Szydlowski is among the players the Komets want back next season.  (The_Journal_Gazette)

K's targeting Szydlowski, affiliation, more

As they begin building their roster for next season, the Komets are focused on re-signing players before they investigate potential free...

May 29, 2020 1:10 pm

Verbatim: ECHL board approves transfer of controlling interest in Greenville, Rapid City

The ECHL issued this news release today:

May 15, 2020 5:02 pm

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Komets fans celebrate a goal against Indy at Memorial Coliseum in 2015. (Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette
Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette)

Making sense of social distancing in ECHL

What drew my eye was Coliseum vice-president and general manager Randy Brown talking about the effect social distancing would have on...

May 12, 2020 2:00 pm

AHL cancels rest of season

The American Hockey League canceled the rest of its season today because of the novel coronavirus pandemic and shifted its focus toward...

May 11, 2020 11:20 am

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Doug Rigler, a former Komets player, in 2010. (Laura J. Gardner)

FreeRigler, former K's player, returns home

Doug Rigler, who starred for the Komets as a player and remains active with the team as a color analyst on TV broadcasts, has returned...

May 7, 2020 5:10 pm

FreeImprovement for former Komets player

Former Komets player Doug Rigler was still in a Fort Wayne hospital Sunday battling COVID-19, but he was doing better after a rough...

May 3, 2020 4:01 pm

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Doug Rigler, a former Komets player, in 2010. (Laura J. Gardner)

FreeFormer K's player hospitalized with COVID-19

Doug Rigler, who starred for the Komets from 1982 to 1987 and remains active with the team doing color commentary on TV broadcasts, has...

May 2, 2020 1:00 am

ECHL commissioner Ryan Crelin is optimistic about next season, as the sports world navigates COVID-19.

ECHL optimistic, remaining flexible, about next season

The ECHL’s commissioner, Ryan Crelin, reiterated today that his league’s 2020-21 schedule doesn’t have to coincide...

April 23, 2020 8:00 pm

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