After two periods at the Ford Center in Evansville, the Komets have a 4-1 lead over the IceMen.
Brett Smith scored early in the second period for a 4-0 lead, but Tyler Shattock answered with a one-timer in front.
Fort Wayne goaltender Kenny Reiter has stopped 23 shots.
After tallying eight of the first 10 shots, the Komets have let down a bit. Evansville has 22 of the 34 shots since falling behind 2-0.
Evansville's Todd Robinson is minus-2 -- shocker!! -- and Daniel Maggio is plus-2 for Fort Wayne.
Stephon Thorne fought Aaron Gens in the second period.