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    The Komets have signed defenseman James Martin, who spent last season with the Alaska Aces and won the ECHL championship.
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    The Komets have signed forward Matthew Pistilli and reached an agreement with Konstantin Shafranov to be an assistant coach for a second straight season.
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    Rick Uhrich, a right wing who played for the Komets in 1974-75, died at 60, according to the Leader-Post, a newspaper in Saskatchewan.

Toughness? The K's have had plenty.

This question was posed by a reader recently: Since Steve Fletcher and the Komets parted ways in 1994-95 -- forgetting about his one-game return from retirement in 2002-03 -- have the Komets had any legitimate heavyweights?

Uh, yes, they have. Lots of them.

Andy Bezeau

Robin Bawa

Sean Gagnon

Kevin MacDonald

Andre Roy

Sean Penn

Bruce Ramsay

Steve Parsons

Kevin Holliday

Kevin Kotyluk

Jeff Worlton

Brent Henley

Mitch Woods

Brad MacMillan

And here are some other players I certainly wouldn't want to mess with:

Shawn Cronin

Dion Darling

Trevor Doyle

Sean Selmser

Derek Gauthier

Chad Cabana

Kevin Bertram

Danny Stewart

Mario Larocque

Pascal Morency

Olivier Legault

Lincoln Kaleigh Schrock

Finally, click here to read today's story on the Komets' penchant for penalties.

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