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Breaking down the new Komets

The Journal Gazette's Justin A. Cohn and Ben Smith discuss the Komets of 2013-14, as they prepare to enter their 62nd season of hockey. Oct. 15, 2013

Video: Breaking down the K's

Justin A. Cohn and Ben Smith discuss all things Komets, as the team prepares to open its season tonight at Memorial Coliseum.

Check out the video above.

Also, this is interesting: The team that had the highest-selling merchandise in the ECHL last season was the Toledo Walleye. Click here to read more.

Speaking of Toledo, which plays tonight at the Coliseum, The Blade had a pretty comprehensive preview of the Walleye's season. Click here to see it.

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