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    Right wing Garrett Meurs scored in a second straight game, and the Komets defeated the Kalamazoo Wings 4-1 today at Wings Stadium in Kalamazoo, Mich.
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Will Toledo remedy K's?

The Komets are playing the Toledo Walleye tonight, in the annual New Year's Eve game. For the Komets, that should be a good thing.

Fort Wayne is 2-0-1 against the Walleye this season. Brandon Marino has a team-best five points in the season series. Chris Auger also has four points, including two goals.

Toledo's Trevor Parkes has two goals and three points.

Overall, Fort Wayne is 11-11-4 and Toledo is 9-15-3.

Honestly, I know there's a ton of drama with the Komets, but they have plenty of time to make a run. They really do. Would you rather be rooting for the Walleye, which is six games below .500?

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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