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Ice Chips

  • Things to check out
    For the first time this season, the Komets aren't on top of the Eastern Conference standings. Losing three of five games will do that to a team.
  • Bad loss yields great highlights
      Even though the Komets lost 3-1 to the Greenville Road Warriors -- and lost their hold on first place in the Eastern Conference for the first time this season -- I think you will enjoy the highlights in the video here.
  • Komets lose to Greenville
    The Komets wanted their defense to improve, and it has. But the offense has disappeared.The Komets lost 3-1 Saturday to the Greenville Road Warriors, in front of 7,368 fans at Memorial Coliseum, and they’ve scored only four goals in

K's leading 3-0

Wel, Komets' top line of Colin Chaulk, Mike Vaskivuo and Chris Auger needed to step up tonight.

And it has.

Vaskivuo and Chaulk both scored off rebounds early in the second period, and the Komets lead the Missouri Mavericks 3-0 heading into the third at Memorial Coliseum.

The Mavericks lead the series 3-2.

The Komets are playing a little too passive now, if you ask me, but the Mavericks seem like the life has been sucked out of them.

This game could easily be 8-0, were it not for goalie Charlie Effinger.

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