Don't look now, but the Komets (12-9-1) now have the sixth-best winning percentage in the ECHL's Eastern Conference.
December 13, 2012 in Ice Chips 1 comment
Komets coach Al Sims and Josh Brittain meet with reporters after Wednesday's 7-3 win against Kalamazoo.
December 12, 2012 in Ice Chips 2 comments
Luca Caputi scored two goals as the Komets defeated Kalamazoo 7-3 Wednesday at Memorial Coliseum.
December 12, 2012 in Ice Chips 3 comments
Luca Caputi scored twice for Fort Wayne and the Komets lead Kalamazoo 3-1 after the first period Wednesday at Memorial Coliseum.
The Komets are probably in no rush to come home from Orlando, Fla., and not just because the weather is better.Led by two goals from Luca Caputi and 35 saves by Charlie Effinger, they defeated the Solar Bears 3-0 at the Amway Center on Saturday night.
Thomas Beauregard made the Komets’ return to Orlando a happy one.Beauregard had two goals and also scored the only goal in the shootout to help the Komets to a 5-4 victory against Orlando on Friday at Amway Center.
December 7, 2012 in Ice Chips 2 comments
The lockout has had a profound effect on the ECHL this season. With the help of the league, I discovered some astounding numbers about the number of NHL veterans who have played in the ECHL this season.
December 5, 2012 in Ice Chips 2 comments
In the ECHL rule book, there are segments intended to protect the officials, even if those officials are attempting to break up a fight.
December 1, 2012 in Ice Chips 6 comments
The Anaheim Ducks have reassigned forward Ryan Lasch to the Fort Wayne Komets from the Norfolk Admirals, and the Admirals have loaned the Komets forwards Luca Caputi and Garrett Klotz, the Admirals said today.
November 27, 2012 in Ice Chips 18 comments
Despite getting two goals from Matt Firman, the Komets lost again -- 4-2 to the Toledo Walleye at Memorial Coliseum on Saturday night.
November 24, 2012 in Ice Chips 6 comments
The Komets said goodbye to their three-game losing streak, defeating the Kalamazoo Wings 4-3 at Memorial Coliseum on Thursday night.
"Guentzel is expected to be in the lineup tonight when the Komets host Kalamazoo.”
November 22, 2012 in Ice Chips 2 comments
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November 17, 2012 in Ice Chips 15 comments
The Komets lost 5-0 to the Evansville IceMen at Memorial Coliseum on Saturday night, extending their losing streak to three games.
The Komets' Daniel Maggio was suspended one game and fined an undisclosed amount by the ECHL for cross-checking Toledo's Byron Froese in the face Friday.
November 17, 2012 in Ice Chips 4 comments
The Komets looked good late.But it was too late.They lost 2-1 to the Toledo Walleye at Memorial Coliseum, after giving up two power-play goals -- one after Daniel Maggio took a major penalty for cross-checking, the other after Lincoln Kaleigh Schrock got called for diving.
November 16, 2012 in Ice Chips 1 comment
The Komets have called up forward Mike Hoban from Dayton of the Federal Hockey League. Hoban was in training camp with Fort Wayne, and has eight goals and 14 points in nine games with the Demonz.
November 15, 2012 in Ice Chips 3 comments
The Komets are 7-3-1, but it's a little hard to figure out just how good they are because of the strength of schedule and all the injuries.
November 14, 2012 in Ice Chips
Thanks to the Kalamazoo Wings for retrieving the video of Colton Hayes giving Dan Nycholat a little peck on the "Kiss Cam" for a moment of levity late in the Komets' 6-2 loss at Wings Stadium on Saturday night.
November 13, 2012 in Ice Chips