Luca Caputi scored twice for Fort Wayne and the Komets lead Kalamazoo 3-1 after the first period Wednesday at Memorial Coliseum.
Matt Firman also scored for Fort Wayne.
Caputi scored the game's first two goals. He had goals at 3:59 and 6:03.
Caputi entered the contest with two goals for the season.
Firman made it 3-0 with a goal at 12:37. It was the fourth goal of the year by Firman.
Kalamazoo came right back to score. Nick Sirota had the goal at 12:58 to make it 3-1.
The Komets had 19 shots in the period. The Wings had 11.