“You could say I was a little overdue, yeah,” Kenton Miller said tonight, after his 20-foot shot at 7:31 of the third period was the game winner, as the Komets defeated the Toledo Walleye 5-3 at Memorial Coliseum.
December 31, 2013 in Ice Chips 38 comments
The Komets ran out of time in losing 3-2 to Gwinnett on Sunday
December 29, 2013 in Ice Chips 9 comments
At some point, the Komets need to stop making moves and just unify. That will take some give and take from everyone – the GM, the coach and the players.
December 28, 2013 in Ice Chips 10 comments
Scott Fleming’s goal with 4:36 remaining Friday night at Memorial Coliseum gave the Komets a 4-3 victory over the Toledo Walleye, which had fought back from a three-goal deficit at Memorial Coliseum.
December 27, 2013 in Ice Chips 15 comments
Justin A. Cohn: Based on what I'm hearing, it seems they have quit.
December 27, 2013 in Ice Chips 38 comments
After playing for teams that hardly drew any fans, or had fans who didn't know hockey, Mike Embach embraces the expectations of Komets fans.
December 25, 2013 in Ice Chips 4 comments
The Komets have the ECHL's leading goal scorer, Mickey Lang, and two others, Brandon Marino and Scott Fleming, in the top 20 in scoring. But they feel they're relying too much on their goaltending, and Saturday night was a perfect example.
December 22, 2013 in Ice Chips 19 comments
Todd Mancuso, who plays for IPFW, will be the backup goalie to Andrey Makarov.
Because of a power outage, there was an issue with one of the compressors at Memorial Coliseum today, Komets general manager David Franke said, but they have resolved the issue and the Komets game against Reading will be played as scheduled at 7:30 p.m.
December 21, 2013 in Ice Chips 3 comments
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December 20, 2013 in Ice Chips 28 comments
Komets fall 5-1 to the defending-champion Reading Royals at Memorial Coliseum.
December 20, 2013 in Ice Chips 8 comments
Faceoffs take place 50 to 60 times per game and last only a matter of seconds, and while the focus is usually only on the two players vying for control of the puck, it's about more than that.
1,692 stuffed animals tossed onto ice
December 16, 2013 in Ice Chips 16 comments
It took four trades in five weeks – the latest being Thursday's five-player swap with Gwinnett that brought into town Mike Embach and Nathan Martine – but maybe the Komets are finally finding their way.
December 16, 2013 in Ice Chips 5 comments
The NHL's Dallas Stars have reassigned forward Tristan King from the Komets to rival Evansville.
December 13, 2013 in Ice Chips 22 comments
The Komets sent forward Bobby Hughes, defenseman Rob Kwiet and the rights to forward Brett Lyon to Gwinnett, in exchange for forward Mike Embach and defenseman Nathan Martine.
December 12, 2013 in Ice Chips 14 comments
The Komets acquired forward Mike Embach and defenseman Nathan Martine in a tradeThursday with the Gwinnett Gladiators for forward Bobby Hughes, defenseman Rob Kwiet and the rights to forward Brett Lyon.
December 12, 2013 in Ice Chips 6 comments
Chris Auger and Brandon Marino scored twice as the Komets defeated the defending-champion Reading Royals 7-2 in front of 4,123 fans at Santander Arena in Pennsylvania.
December 7, 2013 in Ice Chips 25 comments
Fort Wayne-native and former Komets goaltender Brian Gratz resigned as coach of the Southern Professional Hockey League's Bloomington Thunder after a 3-9-0 start this season.
December 4, 2013 in Ice Chips 3 comments