Some things change -- like the league -- and some things remain the same. There will be a 25-minute gala of festivities leading up to the Komets' first game in the Central Hockey League.
That will include the introduction of Komets "legends" and the presentation of IHL championship rings to the players and staff from last season.
Does anyone else think too much hype has been invested in this game? Yes, it features the defending champions of the CHL and the IHL, but they've had turnover and it's the first game of the season for both, in a completely revamped league.
I'm just saying, if a team wins 8-1, I don't know I'll feel much differently about anything either way.