Fort Wayne Komets

Komets playoff roster

The Komets have released rookie forward Tanner Froese and defenseman Anthony Cortese, and placed goaltender Cam Lanigan on season-ending injured reserve with a knee injury so they can retain his rights for next year. They have activated Ryan Culkin from injured reserve, Dennis Kravchenko has ...

BLAKE SEBRING: Komets facing roster questions heading into playoffs

The Fort Wayne Komets have survived their 72-game ECHL regular-season schedule — and that's exactly the right word to use. Oh, sure, there were some interesting times along the way, like December and February. For a three-month period, the Komets were in the discussion as being the league's ...

Shawn Szydlowski honored as ECHL scoring king

From an ECHL press release: The ECHL on Monday announced that Shawn Szydlowski of the Fort Wayne Komets has won the league scoring championship with 79 points (31g-48a). Cincinnati’s Jesse Schultz was second with 75 points (18g-57a) followed by Matt Willows of Reading with 74 points ...

Komets end-of-season awards

From a Komets press release: The Komets announced their End-of-Season Player Awards Sunday following the regular season home finale against the Cincinnati Cyclones at the Memorial Coliseum. The awards were presented as follows: • Bud Gallmeier Memorial Trophy/Community Service Award, for ...

Komets, Cyclones in fighting form for playoffs

Maybe, just maybe, the Fort Wayne Komets can turn it on for the playoffs. Trailing 2-1 after two periods Sunday, the Komets scored five goals in the third period to beat the Cincinnati Cyclones 6-3 in a first-round playoff preview. The two teams will come back to Memorial Coliseum on Saturday ...

Fort Wayne-Cincinnati playoff schedule

Cincinnati vs. Fort Wayne (best of 7) Game 1: Saturday, April 14 in Fort Wayne, 7:30 p.m. Game 2: Sunday, April 15 in Fort Wayne, 6 p.m. Game 3: Thursday, April 19 in Cincinnati, 7:30 p.m. Game 4: Saturday, April 21 in Cincinnati, 7:30 p.m. Game 5: Sunday, April 22 in Cincinnati, 3 ...

There will be a moment of silence tonight

During the pregame ceremonies for the junior players from Humboldt, Saskatchewan who were involved in a bus crash on Friday. Of the 29 people on the bus, 14 lost their lives. The ECHL released this statement at about 4 p.m.: Ahead of all #ECHL games this evening, a moment of silence will be ...

Komets give apathetic defensive effort in loss to Wheeling

After rediscovering their offense Friday in Toledo, the Fort Wayne Komets still need to find their defense after Saturday's 7-3 home whipping by a Wheeling team that had already been eliminated from the playoffs. The Komets left goaltender Garrett Bartus defenseless. Wheeling's first goal by ...

Notre Dame hockey associate coach is former Fort Wayne Komet

Parts of this story was originally published Dec. 26, 2006. Notre Dame will play Minnesota-Duluth on Saturday night for the NCAA men's hockey championship, and former Komet Paul Pooley is the associate head coach for the Fighting Irish. He focuses on the team's defense. Pooley was a forward ...

Fort Wayne’s Stan Colligan helped start Notre Dame hockey program

As he settles into his seat for Saturday's NCAA Men's Hockey championship game, Fort Wayne's Stan Colligan will remember some of the 1960s road trips he took as one of the program’s modern founding fathers. When he went to his first Komets game at age 13, the Fort Wayne native fell in love ...

ECHL Central Division scenarios heading into weekend

Here's how the ECHL's Central Division stacks up heading into the regular season's final weekend: * Toledo has clinched first place. * Fort Wayne has clinched second place. * Cincinnati holds third place with 79 points and has a magic number of one win/two points to clinch. The Cyclones play ...

Komets whip Toledo behind Bobby Shea, Gabriel Desjardins and Michael Houser

The Komets improved to 6-2 this season against their arch-rivals with their second win of the season in Toledo on Friday night, 5-2. Goaltender Michael Houser made 32 saves to improve his career mark to 17-5 against the Walleye. In his return to the lineup after missing several games with a ...