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Komets defenseman Brent Henley has been suspended three games – including the one game he’s already served – for his actions in Saturday’s game at Dayton.
Paced by a goal and four assists from Colin Chaulk, the Komets defeated the Dayton Gems 6-2 and clinched the Turner Conference's regular-season title.
TROTWOOD, Ohio – The Dayton Gems gave the Komets about all they could handle – brutally hard hits, fights, terrific goaltending – but Fort Wayne still got out with the victory they desperately needed Saturday in their chase for the Turner Conference title.
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Riley Weselowski of Rapid City has been named the Central Hockey League's most outstanding defenseman, the league announced today.
The Komets gave up four unanswered goals and lost 5-2 to the Quad City Mallards on Wednesday night at Memorial Coliseum. All of the goals the Komets gave up were on turnovers against a team fighting just to stay in the playoffs.
Rapid City's Riley Weselowski was selected as the CHL's Man of the Year.
Komets defenseman Frankie DeAngelis earned a spot on the All-CHL team.
The Central Hockey League announced today its All-Rookie Team for the 2011-12 season, selected through balloting of CHL head coaches.
Komets items and memorabilia are included in a March 22 fundraiser for Whitney Young Early Childhood Center.
Led by two goals from Lincoln Kaleigh Schrock, the Komets defeated the Laredo Bucks 5-2 on Saturday night and clinched a playoff berth for the 10th straight season.
The Komets squandered their chance to clinch a playoff spot, giving up a two-goal lead and losing 4-3 to the Laredo Bucks on Adam Rivet’s power-play goal in overtime at Memorial Coliseum on Friday night.
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The Central Hockey League issued this news release today:
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Al Genovy, the first-ever player and captain in Kalamazoo Wings history, died Saturday, the K-Wings have announced.
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The Komet legends are playing the Detroit Red Wings alumni team at 5 p.m. Saturday, before the Komets-Evansville game at 7:30.
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I am still awaiting a finalized roster for the Detroit Red Wings alumni game against the Komets Legends at Memorial Coliseum, which will be Saturday at 5 pm.
The Central Hockey League released the five finalists for the award Wednesday, and Nick Boucher was not among them.
The Dayton Gems scored three goals on five shots in the second period and went on to down the Komets 4-3 Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio.
The Komets lost to the Wichita Thunder 3-2 in an overtime shootout after giving up a two-goal lead at Memorial Coliseum.
By winning six of their last seven games, the Komets have pulled to within one point of Evansville for first place in the Turner Conference.And on Sunday, the Komets play host to Berry Conference-leading Wichita.The Komets' youngest players deserve much thanks.
The Komets cruised to a 7-2 victory Friday at Quad City. The victory moved Fort Wayne (36-17-3) to within a point of Evansville (36-15-4), which lost 2-1 to Wichita, in the Turner Conference.
In light of the banter Wichita goaltender Adam Russo has been having with Komets fans on Twitter, I was asked to dig up the story I did on another goalie fans love to taunt: Larry Sterling.