INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- The only word I can think of to describe the performance of Komets goaltender Nick Boucher in the first overtime tonight is ... legendary.
April 19, 2012 in Ice Chips 1 comment
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- The Komets promised a better performance and they delivered.
April 18, 2012 in Ice Chips
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"Our team believes we can beat this hockey team," Fort Wayne coach Al Sims said.
April 16, 2012 in Ice Chips 10 comments
So the Komets are done like dinner, right? Down two games in the best-of-seven Turner Conference finals, heading on the road for three straight games at Independence, Mo., surely Fort Wayne's chances are slim-to-none, right?
April 14, 2012 in Ice Chips 5 comments
John-Scott Dickson scored at 5:20 of overtime to give Missouri a 3-2 victory against the Komets in Game 1 of the Turner Conference finals Friday at Memorial Coliseum.
April 13, 2012 in Ice Chips 10 comments
The Komets and Missouri Mavericks are tied at 1 after one period at Memorial Coliseum in the opener of the Turner Conference finals.
Brett Smith will be a game-time decision Friday, when the Komets open the conference finals against the Missouri Mavericks at Memorial Coliseum.
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- They have changed the first Komets goal to Jamie Lovell. He dumped it in while taking a hit from Andrew Smale and no one -- not Bobby Chaumont or Jamie Milam touched it.
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The Komets hold a 2-1 lead over the Rapid City Rush after one period of Game 6 of the Turner Conference semifinals.
I don't have a big problem with Les Reaney not being suspended.
April 10, 2012 in Ice Chips 8 comments
A five-member committee voted unanimously to overturn the suspension, so Les Reaney will be able to play tonight.
April 10, 2012 in Ice Chips 7 comments
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The Komets have arrived in South Dakota safely.
April 9, 2012 in Ice Chips 6 comments
RAPID CITY, S.D, -- Komets center Brett Smith didn't make the trip to Rapid City for Game 6 of the Turner Conference semifinals.
April 9, 2012 in Ice Chips 4 comments
The Komets gave up four unanswered goals in the third period and lost 4-1 to the Rapid City Rush at Memorial Coliseum on Sunday.
April 8, 2012 in Ice Chips 15 comments
The Komets defeated the Rapid City Rush 5-3 Thursday night to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven Turner Conference semifinals, which continue Sunday at Memorial Coliseum.
April 5, 2012 in Ice Chips 1 comment
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The Komets got a 3-1 victory Tuesday at Memorial Coliseum over the Rapid City Rush to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Turner Conference semifinals.
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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.
March 26, 2012 in Ice Chips 13 comments
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.
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.
March 20, 2012 in Ice Chips 2 comments