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Komets beat Arizona for 1st win

The Komets picked up their first win of the season by edging Arizona 2-1 Saturday night at the Tims Toyota Center in Prescott, Ariz., before a crowd of 2,672.

Frankie DeAngelis put the Komets (1-1-1) up 1-0 with a power-play goal at 3:11 in the first period. Lincoln Kaleigh Schrock and P.C. Drouin had assists on the goal.

Derek Petrosso's power-play goal at 11:59 in the second period built the Komets' lead to 2-0. Schrock and Drouin assisted.

Arizona got on the board shortly before the end of the second period when Tyler Butler scored an unassisted power-play goal at 18:57.

Both teams took 31 shots.



Fort Wayne 1 1 0 – 2

Arizona 0 1 0 – 1

First period – FW, Frankie DeAngelis (power play) (Lincoln Kaleigh Schrock, P.C. Drouin) 3:11. Penalties – Smyth AZ (high sticking) 2:03; Bezeau AZ (roughing) 5:16; Mironovic FW (holding) 13:01; Keith AZ (hooking) 13:40; Fletcher FW (roughing) 17:16; Grenache AZ (roughing) 17:16

Second period – FW Derek Petrosso (power play) Lincoln Kaleigh Schrock, P.C. Drouin) 11:59; Arizona – Tyler Butler (unassisted power play) 18:57. Penalities – Legault FW (delay of game) 0:00; Sides AZ (interference) 3:06; Kolanos AZ (slashing) 9:37; Bezeau AZ (cross checking) 11:48; Fletcher FW (fighting – instigator) 12:18; Grenache AZ (fighting – instigator) 12:18; Smyth AZ (tripping) 12:18; Kane AZ (roughing) 14:52; Ward FW (roughing) 14:52; Sides AZ (board checking) 15:21; Phillips (FW) (holding stick)18:22; Ward FW (hooking) 18:51.

Third period – Naurato FW (cross checking) 3:32; Turcotte AZ (roughing) 14:29; Schrock FW (goalie interference) 15:34; Dupuis FW (cross checking) 19:31; Sides AZ (roughing) 19:51

Shots on goal: Fort Wayne 13-14-4 – 31; Arizona 11-10-10 – 31.

Power-play opportunities: Fort Wayne 2 of 9; Arizona 1 of 7

Goalies – Fort Wayne, Boucher (31 shots-30 saves); Arizona, Groenestege (31-29)

A – 2,672. T–NA. Referee – Jon McIsaac. Linesmen – Ken Bonham, Mike Sarter.