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Awful start for K's

Late in the first period at Memorial Coliseum, the Komets trail the Evansville IceMen 2-0.

The IceMen netted both goals on power plays - Josh Beaulieu and Alex Aleardi had the tallies - during Evansville's first six shots.

For a team that could clinch a playoff spot tonight, the Komets look tentative to say the least.

By the way, even though he's now skating, Dean Ouellet (concussion) was scratched from a 14th straight game for Fort Wayne.

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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