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Absolute thriller at Coliseum

The Komets' 4-3 victory over the Evansville IceMen had a little bit of everything -- fights, some of the best goaltending you will find on the internet and, well, drama. Video by, Justin A. Cohn.

K's win, video has it all

The Komets' 4-3 victory over the Evansville IceMen on Saturday night at Memorial Coliseum was certainly one that tested their mettle. This video has all the fights, some of the controversy and a spectacular goaltending performance by Evansville's Paul Karpowich that you should appreciate.

I have no update right now on Chris Auger. I heard he is getting an MRI on Sunday or Monday. I would expect he'll be out for the games next weekend, though.

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