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Ice Chips

  • A goalie guess; look at lines
    Roman Will would seem to be the most likely fit to wind up in the ECHL as a goalie, but he's spent the last two seasons in the Czech Republic after an impressive junior career in Moncton. If I had to guess, it would be him.
  • K's sign 2 forwards
    The Komets finalized the signing of forward Thomas Frazee, who had 24 goals and 47 points in 60 games last season for Quad City of the CHL, and also announced that they have added forward Brett Beebe to the roster.
  • Looks almost official
    Center Thomas Frazee posted on his twitter account he will play for the Komets this season.
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Yowsers on this

Not only is this awful that such a thing would happen today, or rather any day in history, but it should ring a little familiar to fans of the Komets.

A banana was thrown from the stands at the Flyers' Wayne Simmonds. Click here.

In the early 1990s, Steve Fletcher endured some similar types of things because of the color of his skin: Click here, where Ben Smith chimes in on that.

Thoughts?

  • For all you Jon Mirasty fans: Click here.
  • Aw, shucks, and the Komets don't play Rio Grand Valley this season: 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 jcohn@jg.net.

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