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What do you think of this logo?

This logo is on the season-ticket renewal letters for the Komets' fans. Team president Michael Franke told me it was just, basically, a cool new logo they had sitting around. But it won't be the team's logo next season. I think it should be. I think it's pretty cool. A modern spaceman.

Anyway, what do you think?

  • The Komets will be serving it up for the Vera Bradley Foundation from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m Tuesday at Applebee's on North Clinton, located by Memorial Coliseum. Fans can have dinner at Applebee's with a Komet player serving as waiter for the evening.
  • On Wednesday night, there will be an open practice at the Lutheran Health SportsCenter from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Coach Al Sims and selected players will wear wireless microphones and fans can listen in as they dine at the Thirsty Penguin Restaurant with a clear view of the practice on the ice. Players will be available for photos after practice. Practice will conclude with a hardest-shot competition between selected players.
  • Remember to follow me on Twitter: @jgkomets

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