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Lang scores again

Forward Mickey Lang scored his 17th goal of the season -- that leads the ECHL -- as the Komets lead the defending-champion Reading Royals 1-0 after two periods at Memorial Coliseum.

Lang skated from one end of ice to the other, before putting a slapshot from the right circle underneath goalie Riley Gill at 10:07 of the second period.

Goaltender Andrey Makarov has had some huge saves -- he has 23 -- but he needs to stop giving up so many rebounds.

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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