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In their heads?

I have to wonder if Komets goaltender Nick Boucher is in the heads of the Rapid City Rush a little bit. The Rush, which usually finishes chances better than anyone, has been way too fancy on its shots. That has caused Jake Morissette to lose the handle on a breakaway and some other faux pas.

The Komets lead 1-0 after one period on a Brett Smith goal, during which he smacked his own rebound past goaltender Tim Boron.

The Komets have outshot the Rush 17-6.

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 jcohn@jg.net.

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