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Finally, K's offense gets going in win

The Komets won for the 2nd time in the last 9 games by defeating the Toledo Walleye in overtime. See ow Jean-Michel Rizk ended it in overtime, along with other highlights. Feb. 27, 2013

See Rizk's winner, and more

For only the second time in the last nine games, the Komets won. And they actually scored a bunch of goals -- five of them -- to ward off the Toledo Walleye in overtime.

Colin Chaulk reached 1,000 regular-season points for his career in the game.

And here's what Komets coach Al Sims had to say about Toledo goaltender Kent Simpson: "Our guys had beaten Simpson in Toledo (on Saturday) from the short-side off the goal line. Marino scored the winning goal that way with three minutes to go. And we scored three goals that way tonight. So obviously there is a leaking problem with Simpson on bad-angle shots and things we throw at his feet."

Interesting.

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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