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Fun period

The Komets and Reading Royals are tied at 1 after one period in Reading, Penn.

Fort Wayne's Ryan Lasch scored on a wraparound in the first period, which was followed shortly thereafter by a fight between Lincoln Kaleigh Schrock and Bryant Molle, who won a championship with the Komets last season.

Reading tied it after it won a battle along the boards in the Fort Wayne zone, hanging goalie Kenny Reiter out to dry.

These are two very hot teams. Reading has won 8 of 10. Fort Wayne has won 4 of 6.

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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