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Another Ice Chips contest

As another thank you to Ice Chips readers, let's have another contest.

I want to hear your favorite Komets story. It can be a game you loved, something a player or coach did that you loved, an off-ice interaction with a member of the staff, something having to do with the fans or even Icy D. Eagle.

This is pretty open-ended.

Just write it in the comments section or e-mail it to me at and I will post it for you.

The prize is two tickets to the March 4 game against Wichita -- and those are usually good -- and they're in Section 216. Good seats.

I'll come up with some second prize, too, and Ben Smith and I will pick the winner.

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