Gerard Gallant, who was an assistant coach with the Komets under Grant Sonier in 1998-99 (their last season in the old IHL), has been hired as coach of the Florida Panthers.
Last updated: June 21, 2014 3:39 p.m.
Former K's assistant now Panthers coach
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.