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  • Coverage of Game 2 loss
    READING, Pa. -- Only nine goals have been scored in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series between the Komets and Reading Royals, which is tied at 1. Two of those goals were into empty nets.
  • Video, recap of Game 2 loss
      READING, Pa. -- It was a pretty sour Komets locker room after the 4-2 loss at Santander Arena. They wanted to win. They believe they could win. So why didn't they win?
  • Komets lose to Reading in Game 2
    READING, Pa. – The Komets came to Reading hoping to get one of the first two games.They accomplished that feat.And they had a chance to get two before the Royals' Brandon Blandina broke open a tied game 15:55 into the third

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A friend of mine sent me this story, and she was completely oblivious of the Fort Wayne connection.

Of course, the Albany River Rats were once the Komets, who were once the Flint Spirits, which means we could technically dispute the notion that the Komets are actually in their 59th season in Fort Wayne.

But that wouldn't be as much fun, would it?

Anyway, enjoy the story.

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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