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Ice Chips

  • My worst nightmare
    READING, Pa. -- I wouldn't normally blog something like this, but it was just funny enough that you might enjoy it.
  • Getting you ready for Game 2
    READING, Pa. -- Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals series between the Komets and defending-champion Reading Royals is tonight at Santander Arena.
  • Lang is ECHL MVP; Marino takes 3rd
    Lang had an ECHL-leading 44 goals and was third with 77 points in 61 games. That included 17 goals and 26 points in 24 games with the Komets, with whom he began the season before leaving the team and demanding a trade.

Hayes' funny moment

Thanks to the Kalamazoo Wings for retrieving the video of Colton Hayes giving Dan Nycholat a little peck on the "Kiss Cam" for a moment of levity late in the Komets' 6-2 loss at Wings Stadium on Saturday night.

It's toward the end of this clip above and here.

Also, make sure you check out the story on Josh Brittain, who has been tearing it up for the Komets. Click here.

Did you know that Brandon Marino has scored in all but one game this season for the Komets (7-3-1)? And he's on an eight-game point scoring streak, the longest in the ECHL this season.

Goalie Kenny Reiter leads the league in goals-against average (1.17) and save percentage (.959), but he's 35 minutes short of making the league's official report.

Finally, please make sure you give me a donation for Movember. Click here.

For every $10 you donate by Thursday, you will get an entry in a raffle for my Komets'-related memorabilia: Click here.

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