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Mallards on top

Two periods down, and Quad City suddenly leads 2-1.

John Snowden pocketed two goals in the last five minutes to utterly turn around a game that looked to be firmly in the Komets' control, despite the slender one-goal lead. They'd killed four Quad City power plays and preserved the 1-0 edge with a pair of stunning plays -- one a diving poke check by Brent Henley that robbed Jared Brown on a breakaway, and the other a poke check on the goalmouth by Nick Boucher.

But Snowden scored twice inside the five-minute mark of the period, and the Komets go to the third in a hole.

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