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Ice Chips

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    READING, Pa. -- Only nine goals have been scored in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series between the Komets and Reading Royals, which is tied at 1. Two of those goals were into empty nets.
  • Video, recap of Game 2 loss
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Goaltending duel

Scoreless at the end of the one period between the Komets and Dayton Gems, and what we have here is a goaltending duel.

Fort Wayne's Nick Boucher has stopped 11 shots, the best being a breakaway stop on Matt Smyth and a save, while lying on his stomach, against Pierce Norton at the end of a 3-on-1 rush.

Dayton's Derek MacIntrye's most impressive stop came against Sean O'Connor, who was all alone in front.

I bet Colin Chaulk had some words for his team before this game. He has been going all out in this once, hitting, being scrappy.

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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