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Led by rookie goalies, K's win

Matt Grogan and Kevin Murdock made their debuts, as the Komets defeated the Gwinnett Gladiators 2-1 on March 21, 2014. Mike Embach's goal included.

Musing on K's goalies

The quote of the night, after the Komets' 2-1 victory over the Gwinnett Gladiators, came from Lincoln Kaleigh Schrock:

"As soon as Grogan came out, I thought, it's musical chairs for our goalies. That's four goalies in two games, just ring-around-the-rosy," Komets captain Lincoln Kaleigh Schrock said. "But it takes a lot of courage to tell the coach he was cramping up. That's hard to do as a youngster. But we're glad he did it and Murdock came up big."

Matt Grogan stopped 23 of 24 shots before leaving with cramps. Kevin Murdock stopped all four shots he faced.

There's a chance that Ben Meisner is back in the lineup Saturday against Kalamazoo, coach Gary Graham said, after he was cleared by both a cardiologist and a neurologist.

They are going to leave it up to Meisner and how he feels, as to when he gets back on the ice.

Click here to see photos from the victory, which pulled Fort Wayne into a tie with Florida for eighth place in the Eastern Conference. And make sure you watch the video above, too.

Speaking of video, I was asked on twitter what the most popular hockey videos we've had at The Journal Gazette have been.

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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