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Ice Chips

  • A possible new Komet
    No official word yet, but I'm hearing that the Komets may be completing a deal with Thomas Frazee, who had 24 goals and 47 points in 60 games last season with Quad City of the CHL.
  • Komets affiliate with Avs, Lake Erie
    The Komets have aligned with the NHL's Colorado Avalanche and their American Hockey League team, the Lake Erie Monsters.
  • This is sad news
    Former Komets star Joe Kastelic, who once owned the record for most goals scored in the IHL, died Wednesday at 81. He skated for the Komets from 1953 to 1957 and then again in 1960-61.
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Pregame primer

Howdy, just so you know, the Komets haven't received minimum bids on the jerseys for Komets captain Colin Chaulk or all-star defenseman Daniel Maggio, as part of the Pink the Rink promotion that raises money for breast-cancer research.

The bidding goes through tonight's game against the Cincinnati Cyclones.

The Komets' players better not have a game like they did Friday -- click here -- because management seemed none too pleased.

Click here to read a story on former Komets equipment manager Mark Bradtmueller.

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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