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Ice Chips

  • CHL vs. ECHL lawsuit makes for interesting reading
    If you are interested in this sort of thing, here is a lawsuit that was filed against the ECHL by the CHL, in which it is alleged the ECHL tried to "poach" the Rapid City Rush and Allen Americans.
  • Ex-Komet becomes a coach
    Former Komets player Kevin Kaminski has been hired to coach the Portland Junior Pirates.
  • Mesiner signs with CHL team
    Goaltender Ben Meisner, who played last season for the Komets, has signed to play with Allen of the CHL this season.

Just some thoughts

Don't mean to be a pessimist, but which do you think will happen first: Steve Carrell winning an Oscar? Or the Evansville Icemen hiring a coach?

Ha, while I'm sure they have somebody lined up -- or, at least, they better -- how would you like to be a fan waiting for an announcement on that in mid-August?

If they don't hit a home run with, say, Rich Kromm, they are going to have some explaining to do.

  • The Dayton Gems have a new logo: Click here.
  • I have never understood the fascination with this guy. Could someone explain it?
  • Remember when this guy was the next big thing in Fort Wayne?

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