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Komets focused, successful

There was much talk tonight, in the wake of an 8-2 victory over the Kansas City Mavericks, about how focused the Komets have been. What does that mean? They’ve been practic ...

October 20, 2017 11:50 pm


Houser named ECHL Goaltender of the Week

Michael Houser, who stopped 25 of 27 shots in his debut with the Komets, was named ECHL Goaltender of the Week.

October 17, 2017 2:42 pm


No Nagle tonight

Sorry, folks, you won’t get the much anticipated Pat Nagle vs. Komets match-up tonight. In net for the Walleye will be Matej Machovsky. Nagle, who played last season for the ...

October 14, 2017 7:10 pm


Heroes born in K's opening victory

Big goals. Big saves. Big punches. Those are the surest ways to go into Komets lore. Tyson Fawcett, Michael Houser and Dennis Kravchenko delivered all of the above in their deb ...

October 14, 2017 10:30 pm


Analyzing Komets' season opener

Whew, there's a lot to discuss after the Komets’ 4-2 victory over the Toledo Walleye to begin Fort Wayne’s 66th season of professional hockey. -- Let’s start wit ...

October 14, 2017 11:40 pm


Sol gets the 'A'; predictions for season

Cody Sol has been named an alternate captain for the Komets, taking the spot left behind by Will Weber. Jamie Schaafsma is the captain and Shawn Szydlowski the other alternate. V ...

October 13, 2017 5:30 pm


Local player update

Fort Wayne-native Ian Harris is starting the ECHL season on the roster of the Brampton Beast, for which he played last season, though he’s on injured reserve. Jackson Leef, a ...

October 12, 2017 6:10 pm


Komets roster as expected

The Komets unveiled their roster and there aren’t any surprises. It includes 11 forwards, seven defensemen and two goaltenders.

October 12, 2017 12:51 pm


Komets release Nylen

The Komets released defenseman Mitch Nylen, a rookie out of Sacred Heart University who had played two pro games last season with South Carolina. The Komets open the regular seas ...

October 11, 2017 6:00 pm


Bartus gets goalie position

Garrett Bartus won the most watched battle of the Komets' training camp and will join Michael Houser as the team's netminders.

October 10, 2017 4:15 pm


Bartus joins Houser as goalies

Garrett Bartus won the most watched battle of the Komets’ training camp and will join Michael Houser as the team’s netminders. The Komets’ cuts today are: Phil ...

October 10, 2017 5:50 pm


Komets cut 3

Heading into their final preseason game tonight at Memorial Coliseum against the Kalamazoo Wings, the Komets have made their first cuts of training camp.

October 9, 2017 2:10 pm


Komets win; final cuts next

Now, the tough decisions must be made. The Komets finished their three-game slate of preseason games with a 4-1 victory over the Kalamazoo Wings tonight at Memorial Coliseum, whe ...

October 9, 2017 10:10 pm


K's adding 2 familiar defensemen

Defenseman Curtis Leonard, who was on the opening-night roster of the American Hockey League’s Chicago Wolves, is already heading back to Fort Wayne. In equally big news, the ...

October 9, 2017 11:50 pm


Roy stars in K's preseason victory

It took five periods of play before any of the Komets’ newcomers scored a preseason goal and that was Marc-Olivier Roy, the second-round 2013 draft pick of the NHL’s Ed ...

October 7, 2017 10:10 pm