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Amazing ineptitude and brilliance

The Flint Generals, who trail the Komets 1-0 after two periods, haven't scored a goal in 234 minutes, 34 seconds.

That's amazing.

Seriously, think about it. Almost four games, against four different teams, without netting a goal? The Generals have had their chances tonight, but I've never heard of a streak like this.

The Komets, meanwhile, are on a shutout streak of 107:54. Yeah, I'd say Tim Haun is playing pretty well in net for Fort Wayne.

(I realize, I've just jinxed all these shutout streaks.)

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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