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Worst period ... ever

Wow.

I mean, really, wow.

The Komets are down 6-0 after one period to the Reading Royals. In 61 years of Komets hockey, that has to be one of the all-time worst periods they've ever played.

And, yes, Reading is really that good, too.

Jeff Deslauriers was yanked after giving up three goals on five shots. Charlie Effinger gave up three on five, too.

Not much else to say. This is bad.

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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