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Abandon ship

So, Todd Robinson -- he of 68 points and a minus-35 rating -- has left the Evansville IceMen to go play for Allen of the CHL.

I guess the captain doesn't always go down with the ship, eh?

Click here to read more on that.

I'm sure T-Rob and coach Steve Martinson will get along famously.

Evansville takes on the Komets at Memorial Coliseum at 5 p.m.

The Komets remain 10 points back of Toledo and Elmira for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. With seven games left, the Komets have as much hope of making the playoffs as I do of making the Tigers' rotation next season, but, well, you never know.

At this point, no one can play themselves into a job for next season, I don't believe, but some could play themselves out of jobs.

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