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Trouble for Perani Arena

I'm covering the Colts' game today, so I apologize for the lack of Komet updates. Click here to keep up with the box score from today's game at Flint, Mich.

But I wanted to bring you this interesting news, courtesy of The Flint Journal, regarding the Generals' home, Perani Arena: Click here.

Let me get this straight, Khaled Shukairy bought the arena for $2.2 million in 2002 and he owes $4.1 million already?

  • Click here to read Ron Rop's coverage of the Komets' 7-2 victory at Muskegon, Mich., on Saturday night.

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