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Putrid

The Komets just played a hideously poor period. They trail the Gwinnett Gladiators 2-1 after the first at Memorial Coliseum.

Evan Bloodoff scored twice, including once on a power play, and it could have been worse since Marco Cousineau made some terrific saves.

The Komets' goal came from Brandon Marino on a redirection.

I'm not convinced Gwinnett is all that good; the Komets just played horribly in that period.

  • Former Komets tough guy Jeff Worlton, now an assistant coach with Corpus Christi in the North American Hockey League, has been suspended six games: Click here.
  • Wondering why the Komets are no longer announcing the starting lineup for opposing teams? Komets president Michael Franke said it was his call, not the ECHL's. He said it's not required in the rulebook and that it saves time.
  • Eric Giosa is out this weekend because of a high ankle sprain, general manager David Franke said.

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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