Just heard that the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. bridge will be adorned with orange, white and black lights this weekend to celebrate the Komets, who open the season Friday against the Kalamazoo Wings.
October 11, 2012 in Ice Chips 3 comments
You may have seen the report on HockeyBuzz, and other local outlets, that the Komets have a new affiliation with the American Hockey League's Toronto Marlies and that they are getting three forwards sent here immediately.
The Komets have made a few more cuts today.
October 8, 2012 in Ice Chips 2 comments
Your only chance to see a Komets practice during training camp comes Friday.
October 4, 2012 in Ice Chips 3 comments
Everybody at Komets camp, which is in its third day, is cognizant that there will be a lot of changes to personnel soon, maybe even before preseason games are played Saturday and Sunday at Memorial Coliseum against Evansville.
October 1, 2012 in Ice Chips 7 comments
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September 29, 2012 in Ice Chips 4 comments
Here's the Komets' training-camp roster --
September 28, 2012 in Ice Chips 1 comment
Guess who was in the net for the Komets at their informal practice today? Gerry Festa, who was with the team last season, going 6-4-3 with a 2.98 goals-against average and a .902 save percentage.
Bob Chase will be back calling the Komets' games on radio -- it will be his 60th consecutive season -- and it was announced Tuesday that it will again be on WOWO, 1190 AM.
September 25, 2012 in Ice Chips 1 comment
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"There will be a lot of borderline ECHL/AHL players from last year that are probably going to have to start the season in the ECHL."
September 19, 2012 in Ice Chips
Ten more players have been added to the Komets training-camp roster, the club said today, bringing the total to 31 players -- 17 forwards, nine defensemen and five goaltenders.
September 19, 2012 in Ice Chips 5 comments
For those of you who have been asking whether the lockout will help or hurt the ECHL -- and the Komets -- you may want to check out this story.
September 18, 2012 in Ice Chips 8 comments
Goaltender Nick Boucher had successful surgery on his left hip Thursday, he wrote in a text message.
September 13, 2012 in Ice Chips 2 comments
September 12, 2012 in Ice Chips 7 comments
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Longtime Komets broadcaster Bob Chase, who is about to call his 60th consecutive season on WOWO, will be honored with the Lester Patrick Trophy during the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame induction celebration in Dallas on Oct. 15.
September 11, 2012 in Ice Chips 11 comments