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Mele coming back, too

Forward Tom Mele has been released by Springfield of the American Hockey League, so he'll be in Fort Wayne for training camp Monday, too, after spending some time with the Komets in the playoffs last spring.

However, Springfield still has defenseman Tristin Llewellyn in its camp. With eight defensemen, though, he's probably right on the bubble.

You know who else is on Springfield's blue line? Steven Delisle, who spent some time with the Komets last season before a shoulder injury.

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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