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Ice Chips

  • Looks almost official
    Center Thomas Frazee posted on his twitter account he will play for the Komets this season.
  • Next great local hockey star?
    Karch Bachman is on track to a professional career in hockey. Possibly one in the NHL. It'll be fun to follow his development.
  • A possible new Komet
    No official word yet, but I'm hearing that the Komets may be completing a deal with Thomas Frazee, who had 24 goals and 47 points in 60 games last season with Quad City of the CHL.

On Boillard (updated)

I looked at the tape of Evansville's 6-2 loss to Bloomington from Sunday -- sorry, I don't have any I can share -- and reviewed the melee in which Mario Boillard got ejected for abuse of an official.

Frankly, it's hard to see what's going on in the scrum. But after it's sorted out, you can see Boillard kind of shove or slap at the official's hands, seemingly annoyed that he was still being separated from the fight against the glass.

From what I saw, and I don't claim to have seen it all, it doesn't look like much. Maybe two games worth of suspension for being overly physical.

I just heard from the league that Boilard did, indeed, get two games.

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