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Ice Chips

  • Szydlowski would like bigger role with K's
    Shawn Szydlowski, who re-signed with the Komets today, said he hopes to have a top-line type of role this season.
  • AHL could be coming to town
    There is a possibility the American Hockey League's Lake Erie Monsters and Grand Rapids Griffins will play an exhibition game at Memorial Coliseum on Oct. 4.
  • Szydlowski returns to Komets
    Right wing Shawn Szydlowski has agreed to terms and will return to the Komets in 2014-15, the club announced today.

Weekend review

It was a mighty interesting weekend for the Komets, who split a pair of games with the Gwinnett Gladiators at Memorial Coliseum.

Click here to read the story off of Saturday's Charlie Effinger-led 1-0 victory. Included in that is the video recap of the game.

In case you miss all the fun from Friday's -- there was a line brawl in a 4-2 loss to Gwinnett -- you can click here to read about it and see multiple videos.

By the way, Kenny Reiter hasn't gotten in the lineup since being called up by Bridgeport of the American Hockey League.

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