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63 shots not enough as K's lose

The Komets racked up a season high 63 shots on goal, 37 more than the Quad City Mallards, but it wasn’t enough to help Fort Wayne avoid just the second overtime shootout of t ...

February 11, 2018 8:40 pm


Baptista stays hot, so do Komets

What a week it has been for the Komets, who defeated the Quad City Mallards 5-1 at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline, Illinois on Saturday night and extended their winning streak to a ...

February 10, 2018 11:10 pm


Thunder make trade

A small change to the Wichita Thunder since it lost 9-3 to the Komets on Wednesday. It traded goalie Joel Rumpel, who didn’t play in that game, to Utah for forward Jon Pusk ...

February 9, 2018 4:50 pm


Komets wallop Wichita again

You may want to mark your calendars for March 24 because that’s the next time the Wichita Thunder plays at Memorial Coliseum. The Komets and their fans had so much fun in t ...

February 9, 2018 10:50 pm


VIDEO: Komets vs. Thunder Round 2

Here are the video highlights from the Komets' 8-4 victory over the Wichita Thunder, which included Garrett Thompson's two goals and four points. What was the difference tonight ...

February 10, 2018 12:10 am


ECHL Commissioner Brian McKenna to step down

Brian McKenna, who is in his 16th season as ECHL commissioner, announced today he will step down after this season. A national search for a replacement is underway.

February 7, 2018 12:54 pm


Komets wallop Wichita 9-3

With the way the Komets finished this game, the Wichita Thunder may not want to return to Memorial Coliseum for Round 2. The Komets netted eight straight goals tonight and cemente ...

February 7, 2018 10:21 pm


Culkin heading back to K's, more

I haven't seen anything official yet, but a source with the Komets tells me that defenseman Ryan Culkin should be reassigned to Fort Wayne from Tucson of the American Hockey League ...

February 7, 2018 11:40 pm


Houser back with Komets

Goaltender Michael Houser has returned to the Komets from Tucson of the higher-level American Hockey League. In 31 games with the Komets, he is 18-9-2 with a 2.83 goals-against a ...

February 5, 2018 6:30 pm


Desjardins' hat trick leads K's to victory

Gabriel Desjardins kept up his frenetic scoring pace with three goals – with his second hat trick of the season – in leading the Komets to a 7-3 victory over the Wheeli ...

February 3, 2018 11:10 pm


Komets need to correct turnovers against Wheeling

The Komets didn't play their best in a 6-4 win over Rapid City on Friday night. Coach Gary Graham attributes the inconsistencies to turnovers, an aspect where everyone shares a lit ...

February 3, 2018 12:10 am


Komets face Rapid City tonight

  The Komets are playing Rapid City tonight in the teams' only meeting this season. Justin Hodgman is making his return to Fort Wayne after being sidelined with a shoulder ...

February 2, 2018 8:20 pm


Komets win 6-4 over Rapid City

Komets survived a late surge from Rapid City to win 6-4 at Memorial Coliseum on Friday. Marco Roy scored after 15 seconds into the first to put the Komets up 1-0. Rapid City's Ma ...

February 2, 2018 11:10 pm


K's to activate Hodgman, after Tyanulin called up

Justin Hodgman, who has played only three games this season because of injuries, will finally be back in the lineup 8 p.m. Friday at Memorial Coliseum when the Komets play host to ...

February 1, 2018 6:20 pm