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Weekend update

The Komets are on their first three-game winning streak of the season, after their 6-5 victory at Wings Stadium in Kalamazoo, Mich., on Saturday night.

To see the game story and the video recap -- and I hope you will take a look -- click here.

In case you missed the excitement from Friday, when the Komets beat Toledo 4-3, click here.

If you follow me on Twitter -- @jgkomets -- you know we had a little fun talking about a certain Wings video and the great Puck Daddy blog picked up on it, too: Click here.

Remember, I could really use your help -- click here -- and you could win Komets-related prizes like these.

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