Here are Cathie Rowand's photos from the Komets' 6-2 victory over Wheeling in the exhibition finale on Saturday: Click here to see them.
Some interesting nuggets ...
- Of the ECHL's 22 teams, nine have new coaches this season.
- Kalamazoo's Sam Ftorek is enters this season with 697 ECHL games, third most all-time. The record is 789 by Cam Brown.
- Ontario coach Jason Christie -- remember him? -- is four wins shy of becoming the fourth coach with 400 victories.
- The Komets are one of only three teams not affiliated with NHL teams, the others being Colorado and Las Vegas.