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Ice Chips

  • Looks almost official
    Center Thomas Frazee posted on his twitter account he will play for the Komets this season.
  • Next great local hockey star?
    Karch Bachman is on track to a professional career in hockey. Possibly one in the NHL. It'll be fun to follow his development.
  • 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.
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What will K's do?

There's a looming decision on the horizon for the Komets regarding their veterans.

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  • Because of a death in the family, goaltender Charlie Effinger will not be with the team in Cincinnati on Tuesday. Marco Cousineau, however, has been reassigned to the Komets by Norfolk of the American Hockey League. Larkin Saalfrank, the IPFW goalie who played for the team in the preseason, will be the backup.
  • The game will be on 1380 AM and 106.7 FM because of the State of the Union address.
  • Jamie Milam will make his return to the lineup. Scott Kishel (hand) will not play.
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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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