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Former Komet Laplante retires

And the last-place Mallards' struggles continue

The last-place Quad City Mallards' uphill battle just got steeper. Goaltender Sebastien Laplante, who spent last season with the Komets, announced his retirement from professional hockey Tuesday.

Laplante, 28, was 1-3-2 with a 3.16 goals-against average and a .902 save percentage.

Click here for more information on Laplante's decision.

Justin A. Cohn, pro sports coordinator for The Journal Gazette, has been covering the Fort Wayne Komets since 1997. His reporting includes game stories from home and away, features about the players and personalities associated with the Komets, plus coverage of issues affecting hockey at all levels. A native of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Cohn graduated from Emory University in Atlanta. He can be reached at 260-461-8429 or by email at jcohn@jg.net.

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