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    I don't have anything new to report on the alleged merger between the ECHL and CHL -- wouldn't it actually be an absorption of the CHL?
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    Eighteen Komets road games this season will be broadcast live on MyTV Fort Wayne. Play-by-play duties will be handled by 21 Alive’s Tommy Schoegler and Kent Hormann.
  • Komets sign three players
    The Komets added goaltender Eric Levine, forward Nicola Levesque and defenseman Paul Arnott to their roster Tuesday, giving them 24 players so far for the upcoming season.

On K's top defender

Check out today's story on Komets defenseman Jordon Southorn by clicking here.

By the way, Scott Fleming did not make the ECHL's All-Rookie Team. Chosen by coaches, broadcasters, reporters and media-relations directors were Bakersfield goalie Laurent Brossoit, Reading defenseman Michal Cajkovsky, Alaska defenseman Brad Richard, Kalamazoo forward Matt Caria, Stockton forward Jeremy Langlois and Idaho forward William Rapuzzi.

Amazing how many players come from the Western Conference, eh?

I accurately picked three of the six: Click here.

Remember, the Komets can clinch a playoff spot tonight. They would need Florida to lose in regulation time to Reading.

And read this -- click here -- because I would love the ECHL to adopt this system.

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