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Hockey player's head goes through glass; Komets win in shootout

David MacDonald hit Ryan Hegarty, who hit the glass, and the glass went out. Later in this video, the Komets score the only two goals and win the shootout at Cincinnati for a 2-1 victory Jan. 11, 2013.

Hegarty thru the glass, other great stuff

In this video, check out Cincinnati's David MacDonald check Ryan Hegarty through the glass.

But Hegarty and the Komets got the last laugh -- a 2-1 victory in an overtime shootout tonight -- and I put video of the entire shootout in there, too.

Here's some other great stuff ...

Click here to see Mike Emrick call a kids game. That's pretty awesome, whether you think Emrick is a great broadcaster or not.

And I've seen a lot of videos on the Komets' broadcaster, Bob Chase, but I think this is the best one I've seen: Click here.

And this was passed along to me, too: Click here.

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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