The Komets changed the location of their of the end of the season jersey auction and party.
April 25, 2011 in Ice Chips 24 comments
RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Komets' run through three straight championships and one of the most heated series in the 59-year history of the franchise came to a halt Sunday with a 6-1 loss to the Rapid City Rush.
April 24, 2011 in Ice Chips 10 comments
April 24, 2011 in Ice Chips 22 comments
RAPID CITY, S.D. – The CHL just came down with its ruling and has suspended the Rapid City Rush's Kevin Harvey two games for his third-period elbow to the head of the Komets' Mike Ratchuk in a 4-1 Fort Wayne victory Friday night.
April 24, 2011 in Ice Chips 8 comments
April 22, 2011 in Ice Chips 47 comments
The Komets don't want to rely on their on-the-brink magic again. They have yet to score the first goal in any game of the series, and they've been outscored 6-1 in the opening periods.
April 21, 2011 in Ice Chips 42 comments
My buddies at InsideDakotaSports.com put this video together. Good stuff.
April 21, 2011 in Ice Chips 5 comments
I wonder how many people left early Wednesday night? I wonder if anyone will actually admit to it.
April 21, 2011 in Ice Chips 10 comments
The CHL has announced its discipline for Komets forward Sean O'Connor, giving him a three-game suspension for a lateral/blindside hit on Ryan Menei.
April 19, 2011 in Ice Chips 18 comments
RAPID CITY, S.D. – I’m in the airport – it’s snowing again – and mulling some things from the Komets’ 4-3 loss Saturday night, which put them down to Rapid City 2-0 in the best-of-five series.
April 17, 2011 in Ice Chips 57 comments
Anyone who doubts the excitement of playoff hockey should have seen the Rapid City Rush’s 4-3 victory over the Komets on Saturday night, in front of 4,666 fans at Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.
April 16, 2011 in Ice Chips
Justin A. Cohn/The Journal Gazette
April 15, 2011 in Ice Chips 1 comment
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- I'm here, and I'm cold. That's right, folks, while I hear it's 70 back in Fort Wayne, it's snowing here.
April 14, 2011 in Ice Chips 5 comments
And when I write that, I mean, because hockey is such the priority there.
April 11, 2011 in Ice Chips 7 comments
File / The Journal Gazette
The Central Hockey League on Thursday announced the schedule of the Turner Conference semifinals between the Fort Wayne Komets and the defending CHL Champion Rapid City Rush.
April 7, 2011 in Ice Chips
The Komets are on their way to the CHL's Turner Conference semifinals, thanks to a 6-3 victory Wednesday over the Bloomington PrairieThunder before 7,297 fans cheered at Memorial Coliseum.The win capped a three-game sweep.
April 6, 2011 in Ice Chips 7 comments
The Komets have sold over 5,800 tickets for Wednesday's game against the Bloomington PrairieThunder and are expecting in the neighborhood of 6,600 fans by game time.
April 4, 2011 in Ice Chips 35 comments
Mathieu Curadeau score 54 seconds into the third period, on a power play, and Danny Lapointe adds an empty netter, and the Komets take a 3-1 victory over the Bloomington PrairieThunder.