Leo Thomas had two goals, but the Komets fell at Dayton 3-2 Saturday.
Thomas’ scored twice in the first period to give Fort Wayne (5-10-1) a 2-0 advantage.
But Chris Lipsett scored twice, once in the second period and once in the third period to tie the game at 2.
Corey Couturier got the game-winner for the Gems (11-6-1) in the third. Fort Wayne fell to 2-5-1 on the road, while Dayton improved to 8-3-1 at home.
The Komets, who are in last place in the CHL’s Turner Conference, got assists from Frankie DeAngelis, Brandon Warner, Keith Rodger and Mathieu Curadeau.
Fort Wayne was 0 for 6 on power plays, while Dayton was 1 for 4. Komets goalie Nick Boucher stopped 35 of 38 shots, while the Gems’ Jeff Jakatis stopped 24 of 26.
The Komets, who also fell to the Gems at home 2-1 on Nov. 20, have lost two straight games.