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A Thorne inside


Ben Smith has a story today on Komets rookie Stephon Thorne, which I think you'll enjoy.

Click here to read it.

Tonight, of course, the Komets play at Dayton. I'm not one to make a big deal out of the sixth game of the season, but, wow, this is a big game.

This team can't afford to have a third straight flat effort or, I think, it'll start questioning itself. Heading into back-to-back games at Rapid City, a tough place to play, that's the last thing the Komets would need.

And, do note, tonight's game does begin at 6:30 p.m. And the radio coverage will be on 1380 AM because of election coverage.

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