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A resignation and review

After winning the CHL's playoff championship Friday, Bossier-Shreveport coach Scott Muscutt resigned, according to the Shreveport Times.

He was the league's longest-tenured coach with 11 seasons under his belt.

Click here to read about it.

And, yes, it's possible that neither of the finalist -- the Mudbugs or Colorado Eagles -- will be in the CHL next season. Colorado is rumored to be going to the ECHL.

Click here for some perspective from Colorado, though I cannot believe Riley Nelson went "funnest" on us. Oy, vay.

Greg Rajan's pre-series prediction panel didn't fare well -- only one person chose Bossier-Shreveport in seven -- and I had the Eagles in six.

Hey, when did hockey fans become such wusses? Click here. Years ago, that would just be a fun story to tell to your friends. Now it's a lawsuit?

What is taking so long with this?

And this is from the other CHL: Click here.

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