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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