The Komets coughed up a three-goal lead and lost 4-3 to the Elmira Jackals in front of 7,322 fans at Memorial Coliseum tonight.
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Sy Nutkevitch has been the player called up by the Komets who has done the most. In 16 games since the Komets brought him in from Bloomington of the Southern Professional Hockey League on Dec. 27, he has one goal, eight points and a plus-4 rating.
Without Scott Fleming, who had been called up to Worcester of the American Hockey League the day before, the Komets defeated the Wheeling Nailers 3-1 on Wednesday night in Wheeling, W.Va.
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The Komets have now made 10 trades since Nov. 11.
Komets forward Scott Fleming, who has 11 goals and 34 points in 39 games, has been called up to Worcester of the American Hockey League.
The San Francisco Bulls, who were in their second season, ceased operations because of financial losses.
Brandon Marino scored twice and Ben Meisner made 33 saves for the Komets’ first shutout of the season, as they defeated the Elmira Jackals 4-0 on Saturday in front of 3,066 fans at First Arena in Elmira, N.Y.
The Komets game at Elmira, N.Y., has been delayed because of poor ice conditions. Still not sure when it will begin.
The Komets defeated the Elmira Jackals 4-3 on Friday night, and the Jackals were done in by some familiar faces in the first of three games in three days at First Arena.
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While the Komets' record has been middle of the road, the season has been anything but uninteresting. Here's a look at the top happenings – good and bad – so far
Defenseman Jace Coyle has been released by Lake Erie of the American Hockey League.
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The Komets have been offensively challenged in general lately – they have been outscored 15-19 and gone 2-2-3 over their last seven games – but it has been magnified when they have the man-advantage.
The Komets have brought on former player Konstantin Shafranov as a specialty coach, working primarily with forwards. He will not be on the bench during games, though.
The Komets and Elmira Jackals are going to get to know each other awfully well in the next couple weeks. The relationship got off to a bad start for the Komets as they lost 5-3 to the Jackals tonight at Memorial Coliseum.
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Komets had snagged a point in seven straight games heading into Wednesday, but the streak ended with a 3-1 loss to the Kalamazoo Wings in front of 1,549 fans at Wings Stadium.
Komets goalie Ben Meisner has been suspended one game by the ECHL for shooting the puck into the stands after giving up a goal in Sunday's 4-2 victory over Kalamazoo.
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Komets goaltender Andrey Makarov, who suffered a head injury in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime loss to Kalamazoo, won't be in the lineup tonight at Toledo, Ohio.
Joe Hartman spent the last four seasons playing college hockey for Miami of Ohio, and he wasn't naïve enough to think that he was going to be ready for professional hockey on Day 1.
Komets goaltender Andrey Makarov is day-to-day, coach Gary Graham said, and it's unknown whether he'll be in the lineup Friday at Toledo, Ohio.
By my count, the Komets have made nine trades in the last eight weeks. They have sent nine players to other teams: Nick Tuzzolino, Rob Kwiet, Brett Lyon, Bobby Hughes, Phil Mangan, Mickey Lang, Cody Reichard, Mike Vaskivuo and Nik Pokulok.
Because of the impending inclement weather, the game Sunday between the Komets and Kalamazoo Wings at Memorial Coliseum has been postponed.
The Komets have won two or more games consecutively only twice this season, but they believe they turned a corner with their 5-3 victory over Toledo on New Year's Eve.
Goalie Cody Reichard, who had been on the trading block since the Komets acquired Ben Meisner on Dec. 26, was traded today to the Utah Grizzlies.