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Icehawks lose Russo

The Port Huron Icehawks showed up at Memorial Coliseum tonight minus a body: goaltender Adam Russo.

Russo is in Chicago, called up by the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League. He's the first Icehawk to be called up to the AHL this season, and the 14th IHL player to be called up by an AHL club. With Port Huron, he's 18-11-0-3 with a 2.68 goals-against and 884 saves in 36 games.

Justin Grevious has been signed to a professional tryout in his absence.

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