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K's playoff (ridiculous) schedule here

Welcome back to the IHL, where they like to do their best to a) negate the magnitude of home-ice advantage and b) make it near impossible for fans to attend multiple road games.

Here's the Komets' schedule for the Turner Cup semifinals:

Game 1, Thursday, at Memorial Coliseum, 7:30 p.m.

Game 2, April 24, at Port Huron, 7:30 p.m.

Game 3, April 25, at the Coliseum, 6 p.m.

Game 4, April 28, at Port Huron, 7 p.m.

Game 5, April 30, at the Coliseum, 8 p.m.*

Game 6, May 1, at Port Huron, 7:30 p.m.*

Game 7, May 3, at the Coliseum, 7:30 p.m.*

* If necessary

Tickets for Games 1 and 2 are on sale at the Coliseum and at www.ticketmaster.com.

P.S. This is the third straight year the IHL has used a 1-1-1-1-1-1-1 formatted schedule. It's due to building availabilities, but doesn't make it any less ridiculous.

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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