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Schrock's 1st period fight

TROTWOOD, Ohio -- I guess the Dayton Gems didn't appreciate Lincoln Kaleigh Schrock's make-for-the-golf-course gesture at the end of Friday's 6-3 victory by the Komets.

Here is video of the fight between Schrock and Matt Baxter at the opening faceoff tonight.

Dayton is up 1-0. Fort Wayne's T.J. Miller appeared to be knocked out on a Brett Lutes hit -- it was a clean hit -- and he hasn't returned.

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