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Do you have a problem with this? Or this?

OK, maybe it's a little dated, but we still have something to analyze from the brawl between the Komets and Wichita on Feb. 5.

Need a review of what happened? Click here.

But Greg Rajan of the Corpus Christi Caller-Times has uncovered the audio of WOWO broadcaster Bob Chase and color man Robbie Irons from the melee at the end of the game.

Here is the audio.

I don't have a problem with Chase calling the league "bush" and being critical of Jason Goulet and Thunder coach Kevin McClelland. The one thing that gave me a slight bit of pause was when Chase said, in reference to McClelland, "This guy ought to be fried pretty hard."

  • More amazingly, just when I thought I'd seen it all, look at this video of Colorado assistant coach Greg Pankewicz disrobing and hurling his clothes onto the ice. Why? I guess we'll never know why someone would do that, but here's an account of what happened previous to the striptease. I imagine this will be on ESPN by tonight.
  • At Friday's game against the Quad City Mallards, there will be a silent auction booth at which fans can bid on items, including a game-worn, signed Colin Chaulk helmet. It will benefit the Hoffen Foundation and local charities.

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