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Ice Chips

  • Good stuff from Meisner
    OK, Ben Meisner is no longer with the Komets. He was signed by the CHL's Allen Americans. But this might be something you will enjoy.
  • Explaining ECHL/CHL lawsuit
    Many of you had interest in a post I had Aug. 21, regarding an appellant brief that was filed Jan.
  • Wolcottville player invited to prospects game
    Karch Bachman of Wolcottville was one of 42 players selected to compete in the CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game on Sept. 25 in Buffalo, New York.

What do you think of this?

The Bloomington PrairieThunder has signed Mike Liambas, who made a lot of news for this brutal hit in juniors recently. It fractured the skull of an opponent.

Check out the video and tell me what you think.

He was suspended for the season in the Ontario Hockey League.

  • The IHL finally, officially, named the new ownership group in Dayton. Click here to see the press release. Terrible job by the league on this. It took more than 24 hours after the introductory press conference for them to release it. The league is always harping that people don't focus enough on the positives. This was a positive, allegedly, so it should have gone out immediately. People might have moved on sooner from the removal of owners Richard Bruner and Ryan Yerrick. Instead, this press release is an afterthough.
  • The Komets are wearing some pretty cool throwback jerseys tonight against the Quad City Mallards. I can't see any orange in them, though, and when was the last time they had a jersey without their famed orange?
  • Rick Varone remains out with a knee injury.

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