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Tyler Sims signs in Tulsa

As expected, former Komets backup goaltender Tyler Sims has signed to play for Tulsa of the Central Hockey League.

That team is coached by Bruce Ramsay, the former Komets player/assistant coach.

Sims is the son of Komets coach Al Sims.

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  • Ben Smith and I have gotten good feedback on this week's episode of "We've got Game," the sports/pop culture internet radio show. It included an interview with Ball State football coach Stan Parrish, whose team is readying to take on Purdue. To listen to the show, use the radio button on the top right of this post. The Parrish interview is around the 40-minute mark. Enjoy.

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