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Some things of note

The Komets, who have won back-to-back games, have killed off 10 straight power plays over their last three games.

Brandon Marino is on a six-game point-scoring streak, during which he has six goals and 11 points. He is fourth in the league with 28 points, five behind the leader, Florida's Matthew Pistilli.

Mike Embach is on a six-game point-scoring streak -- he has five goals and nine points -- though only two of those games have come with Fort Wayne.

Mickey Lang leads the ECHL in goals with 16 -- raise your hand if you predicted that -- and Chris Auger is fifth with 12.

Goaltender Cody Reichard is unbeaten (2-0-1) in his last three games.

Don't forget, Ken Ullyot's funeral is Wednesday: Click here for details.

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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