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Here's what Komets general manager David Franke had to say about Daniel Maggio making the All-Star Team:

"He's one of our top rookies this year. He's played very well for us, seems to have made the adaptation from juniors to the CHL to now the ECHL. I think the only negative about the season so far is he's accumulated an awful lot of minor penalties, and that's something he needs to work on. Other than that, he gets better every game and we count him to shut down the other team's better players."

Click here to see the story and video recap of the Komets' 4-2 victory over Gwinnett on Wednesday.

I neglected to post this story about "IronMan" Eric Giosa: Click here.

Thanks to Glenn Marini of WANE for bringing this to my attention: I guess I didn't know Luca Caputi was such a fun name to say.

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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