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B2 Notworks strikes again

Let us take this moment to recognize the B2 Notworks, I mean, B2 Networks. Biggest game of the season for the Flint Generals -- maybe their final game in the professional ranks -- and broadcaster Joey Battaino is here with nothing to do because, as is way too common, the feed isn't working.

Here's hoping, if the IHL returns next season, it does so without this ramshackle internet TV network.

As for the game, it's been a good one. Clearly, the Komets are not mailing it in. Smart play, since they would be best served by keeping their nemeses, the Generals, out of the postseason.

Seems that Flint coach Jason Muzzatti threw everyone a curve ball by starting Rob Nolan in net, after he told The Flint Journal he was going with Sergei Zvyagin.

Generals have outshot the Komets 13-12 through one period.

  • Congratulations to the Chase Paintball team that won the men's league title out at Canlan Ice Sports earlier today with a 7-6 victory over the Swarm. Joel Bunnell had the game-winning goal in the back-and-forth game and Sean Asiala was in net for the victory.

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