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Ice Chips

  • Ouellet back for K's
    The Komets will have Dean Ouellet back tonight for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Reading Royals. He missed the last 17 games with a concussion.
  • Priming Game 3
    The Reading Royals are the defending champions of the ECHL, and it would be naïve of the Komets to think it would be easy to unseat them.
  • Clarke is K's Mr. Steady
    The Komets rely on their veterans to temper the enthusiasm of the highs and get through the frustration of the lows. And no one in the locker room is more even keel than Aaron Clarke, a 31-year-old forward.
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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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