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Big game, big loss ... for QC

This is a big game for the Komets, who have won 11 of 13 games and are just four points back of Quad City for sixth place in the Turner Conference.

Which means it's also a big game for the Mallards, who have lost two in a row. And now they've lost their top center, Mike McLean, who was called up to Milwaukee of the American Hockey League. He had 16 goals, 41 points and a (whew!) minus-16 rating in 44 games with Quad City.

Fort Wayne is 3-4-2 against Quad City this season.

  • As a reminder, don't forget about my Twitter account on the Komets:
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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