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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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K's looking better

TOLEDO -- After one period at the Huntington Center, the Komets and Toledo Walleye are tied at 2.

Fort Wayne's goals have come from Matt Syroczynski and Nick Wheeler, but it was former Komets forward Stephon Thorne that tied it on a 2-on-1 rush after he caught Jamie Milam going for a big center-ice check.

The best play of the period came from Komets goaltender Charlie Effinger, who stopped Willie Coetzee on a breakaway.

Fort Wayne leads in shots, 14-12.

This is the best, energy-wise, the Komets have looked in a couple weeks.

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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