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Play of the season? Maybe

The Komets' Brett Smith had what might be the best play of the season so far. He banked the puck off the boards, went around a Toledo defenseman, got the puck back, then circled the net before sending a pass to the blue line for Scott Kishel to score his first professional goal.

It tied this game at Memorial Coliseum at 2, and that's where we stand at the first intermission.

What had been the best play this season? Check this out.

The other Fort Wayne goal came from Jean-Michel Rizk, on a breakaway, after a loooong pass from Brent Henley.

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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