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It's a hot mess

The Komets have given up three power-play goals and trail the Florida Everblades 4-0 after two periods at Memorial Coliseum.

The fans are booing.

And the Fort Wayne power play is so awful right now, I have trouble even describing it. Scott Kishel just had two open guys at the point, but rather than drop a pass back for an open shot, he skates it into the corner, where there are two defenders to pin him against the boards, and he turns it over.

That's what it's been like tonight, in all phases of the game.

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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