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Szydlowski to captain All-Stars; Bartus called up

Komets forward Shawn Szdlowski will start in the ECHL All-Star Game on Wednesday and captain the All-Stars against the host Adirondack Thunder in Glens Falls, New York. The 8 p.m. ...

January 17, 2017 5:50 pm


Szydlowski will play in ECHL All-Star game

Forward Shawn Szydlowski will participate in the ECHL All-Star Game on Wednesday in Glens Falls, New York, even though he was called up to Cleveland of the American Hockey League l ...

January 16, 2017 5:17 pm


On K's win, Thomas' all-star possibility

So what was the difference today for the Komets? It’s not an exciting answer, but it’s the truth: “I think we finally played a full 60 minutes, played the right w ...

January 15, 2017 6:07 pm


Cazzola huge, again, as K's win

Mike Cazzola was selected the ECHL’s top rookie in December. Pencil him in as the early favorite for the January award, too. Cazzola had three goals and two assists, giving ...

January 15, 2017 4:39 pm


K's continue to alternate goalies

It looks as if Komets coach Gary Graham has settled on alternating his goaltenders. Today, against the Indy Fuel, it’s Garrett Bartus in net. He’s been one of the best ...

January 15, 2017 2:12 pm


First 3-game losing streak for K's

Thanks to a 4-3 loss tonight to the Quad City Mallards in front of 8,137 fans at the iWireless Center in Moline, Illinois, the Komets have lost three consecutive games for the firs ...

January 14, 2017 8:24 pm


Important time for K's

Heading into tonight's game at Memorial Coliseum against division-rival Tulsa, it's an important time for the Komets. January is when teams take off or fold and the Komets have ha ...

January 13, 2017 2:27 pm


Opportunistic Oilers beat K's

Neither scoring chances nor penalties were in abundance tonight at Memorial Coliseum, meaning it was a closely matched game in which both the Komets and Tulsa Oilers had to take pa ...

January 13, 2017 7:33 pm


Komets must take easier shots

The feeling in the Komets’ locker room tonight was simply they let one get away. They felt that they had an abundance of scoring chances – namely a plethora of odd-man ...

January 13, 2017 8:46 pm


Perlini takes pride in being reliable

Brett Perlini has put up impressive numbers in 133 games for the Komets, totaling 37 goals and 81 points, including five goals and 14 points in 22 playoff games. But he takes prid ...

January 12, 2017 9:17 am


How Embach changed for K's

After an early season scoring slump, forward Mike Embach has broken out in a big way for the Komets. He's accrued seven goals and 12 points during his eight-game point-scoring stre ...

January 12, 2017 10:50 am


Szydlowski gets call to Cleveland

Komets All-Star forward Shawn Szydlowski has signed an AHL professional tryout contract with the Cleveland Monsters. His most recent call-ups to the AHL were in 2014-15 when he ser ...

January 11, 2017 2:21 pm


Szydlowski gets skills competition slot

The Komets’ lone representative at the All-Star Game, Shawn Szydlowski, will participate in the puck-control relay portion of the skills competition at Glens Falls, New York, ...

January 10, 2017 3:51 pm


K's still can't solve Toledo

The Komets wanted to play a more disciplined game, and they wanted to prove they could beat the ECHL-leading Toledo Walleye. Neither happened today in a 4-3 overtime loss in front ...

January 8, 2017 6:11 pm


Komets must be 'disciplined' at Toledo

Coming off a 5-1 victory tonight over the Quad City Mallards, during which they had four unanswered goals in the third period, the Komets have another even bigger test 5:15 p. ...

January 7, 2017 8:11 pm