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Ice Chips

  • Looks almost official
    Center Thomas Frazee posted on his twitter account he will play for the Komets this season.
  • Next great local hockey star?
    Karch Bachman is on track to a professional career in hockey. Possibly one in the NHL. It'll be fun to follow his development.
  • 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.

Commemorative Komets DVD available

I have put together a commemorative DVD of the Komets' 2011-12 championship season in the CHL, which you can purchase for $10, including shipping.

On the DVD, you will get:

  • The top 25 plays of the season;
  • Recaps of the Komets' playoff series victories over Rapid City and Missouri;
  • A game-by-game recap of the Presidents' Cup finals games against Wichita;
  • The post-game championship celebration; and
  • The viral "Wichita in Six" video where the Komets mock yours truly.
That's a lot for a low price.

We accept checks made payable to The Journal Gazette, as well as MasterCard and Visa.

If you would like to purchase one of these, contact Tom Pellegrene at 461-8377.

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