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Some interesting statistics

The Komets have allowed 19 goals in the third period of their games this postseason marking the highest goals allowed total of any period for any team. Conversely, Wichita’s 19 goals scored in the second period of their games is the most of any team in any single frame.

Missouri forward Ed McGrane has scored a goal in five straight games and in 8 of 9 Missouri playoff games.

Missouri’s Sebastien Thinel is on a nine-game point streak with 13 points over that span, tied for the most in the league. His nine-game streak is the longest this postseason in the CHL.

Fort Wayne defenseman Jamie Milam has a goal and four assist over his last four games.

Komets forward Jean-Michel Rizk has scored four goals over the last three games and is now tied with Mike Vaskivuo for the most goals on the team during the playoffs with five.

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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