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Finally, a power-play goal for K's

After failing to do so in their previous 21 attempts with the man-advantage, the Komets finally got a power-play goal in the second period at Memorial Coliseum.

It came off the stick of defenseman Gabe Guentzel, who is playing his first game with Fort Wayne after being sent down from Norfolk of the American Hockey League.

The Komets and Kalamazoo Wings are tied at 3, and Fort Wayne has gotten the last two goals from Brandon Marino and Guentzel in front of 7,479 fans.

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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