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Ice Chips

  • 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.
  • Komets affiliate with Avs, Lake Erie
    The Komets have aligned with the NHL's Colorado Avalanche and their American Hockey League team, the Lake Erie Monsters.
  • This is sad news
    Former Komets star Joe Kastelic, who once owned the record for most goals scored in the IHL, died Wednesday at 81. He skated for the Komets from 1953 to 1957 and then again in 1960-61.

K's coverage, includes breaking news

INDPENDENCE, Mo. -- We've got a ton of stuff for you to sift through regarding the Komets.

Click here to read the game story off their epic 5-4 double-overtime victory Thursday night.

Al Sims will be back as coach of the Komets, assuming he accepts the offer, which he will: Click here.

The video recap, which I think you will love, and incudes an interesting nugget I went through: Click here.

I delve into the "glovegate" controversy from Game 3: Click here.

To read what the local writers in Independence had off Game 4: Click here and click here. Note that the latter article only got the assistant coach. Don't know if that was because of deadline or what.

Cool photo: Click here.

Greg Rajan chimed in on the series: Click here.

And remember, you can follow me on Twitter: @jgkomets, and I hope you will. There is a lot of interactivity during the games and I seem to be the only one really doing that during this series. You don't have to be a Twitter member, by the way; you can just read.

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