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  • Szydlowski would like bigger role with K's
    Shawn Szydlowski, who re-signed with the Komets today, said he hopes to have a top-line type of role this season.
  • AHL could be coming to town
    There is a possibility the American Hockey League's Lake Erie Monsters and Grand Rapids Griffins will play an exhibition game at Memorial Coliseum on Oct. 4.
  • Szydlowski returns to Komets
    Right wing Shawn Szydlowski has agreed to terms and will return to the Komets in 2014-15, the club announced today.
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Some random things

I know I'm a little late with posting this one, but did you ever think former Komets player Tomas Klempa would get traded for the likes of Jesse Bennefield? Click here.

We know the Komets are pretty loaded again, so what about the defending champions of the Central Hockey League? Click here to find out.

Today's edition of "We've got game," hosted by yours truly and Ben Smith, will be heavy on college football and NFL. Join us as we speak with Michael Rothstein of, who will be helping us break down the Notre Dame vs. Michigan game, and Phil B. Wilson of the Indianapolis Star, who will be talking about the Colts. The show runs live 4 to 5 p.m., but you can listen to the replay anytime. Just use the radio button on the top right of this post.


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