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Reflections on Chase

Shane Albahrani, who had been calling the Komets' games when Bob Chase wasn't available over the past few seasons, shared this with me today. Chase died this morning at 90. "I h ...

November 24, 2016 12:56 pm


Voice of the Komets dies

To read Justin A. Cohn's obituary on famed Komets broadcaster Bob Chase, who died this morning at 90, please go to this link. Click here to read the story. ...

November 24, 2016 1:02 pm


Patch to honor Chase

The Komets are going to wear this patch in honor of Bob Chase beginning next week. It will be over their hearts. These are very cool. Maybe the coolest memorial patches I've seen. ...

November 24, 2016 8:48 pm


What Komets said after winning 6-1 for Chase

Komets coach Gary Graham and his players had plenty to say about their 6-1 victory over the Kalamazoo Wings, on the day legendary broadcaster Bob Chase died at 90 from congestive h ...

November 24, 2016 8:38 pm


Boucher remembers Komets' Chase

This is from Nick Boucher, the four-time Cup-winning goalie with the Komets, on the passing of legendary broadcaster Bob Chase at 90. "Bob Chase was one of the first people with t ...

November 24, 2016 3:33 pm


Albahrani remembers Komets' Chase

Shane Albahrani, who had been calling the Komets' games when Bob Chase wasn't available over the past few seasons, shared this with me today. Chase died this morning at 90. "I had ...

November 24, 2016 3:32 pm


On Chase's night, Komets get the victory

From Radio Rinkside in the sky, Bob Chase would have loved this Komets victory. On a Thanksgiving night that was highly emotional, the Komets were composed yet energetic, tough ye ...

November 24, 2016 8:10 pm


Amazing video tribute, more

Here is the scoreboard tribute the Komets played before tonight's game at Memorial Coliseum. https://vimeo.com/192996088 It's awesome. There wasn't a dry eye in the house. Also, ...

November 25, 2016 8:19 am


Lots going on at K's games this week

There are lots of opportunities this week to get free tickets or take part in charitable efforts at the Komets' home games, Thursday against Kalamazoo and Saturday against Quad Cit ...

November 23, 2016 4:08 pm


Komets re-sign defenseman

Defenseman Frank Schumacher, who had been in training camp with the Komets, was re-signed by the team after he played with Knoxville and Evansville of the lower-level Southern Prof ...

November 22, 2016 5:27 pm


Keep an eye on K's offense

While the weather may be delaying high-school football games, the Komets and Quad City Mallards will start their game at 8 p.m. as scheduled. Fort Wayne is 7-3-2. Quad City is 7-3- ...

November 18, 2016 5:00 pm


Much to be impressed by with K's tonight

The Komets’ 5-1 victory tonight over the Quad City Mallards was impressive for several reasons, some of which are stated ahead. The Komets are off until Thursday's Thanksgivi ...

November 18, 2016 8:55 pm


Komets' offense on fire in beating Mallards

The Komets got more than 10 odd-man rushes and scored plenty of goals in defeating the Quad City Mallards 5-1 tonight at Memorial Coliseum.  It was the Komets’ first ga ...

November 18, 2016 7:47 pm


Komets exceeding last year's pace

We know the Komets are off to a good start with a 7-3-2 record heading into Friday’s game at Memorial Coliseum against the Quad City Mallards. They’re actually ahead of ...

November 17, 2016 7:37 pm


Local player signs NAHL tender

Cole Barney, an 18-year-old defenseman from Fort Wayne, has signed a tender agreement with the Odessa (Texas) Jackalopes of the North American Hockey League, a Tier II junior leagu ...

November 16, 2016 5:21 pm