Fort Wayne Komets

Komets forward Artie Tyanulin had an assist and two shots on goal during Monday's ECHL All-Star Classic festivities in Indianapolis. (Photo courtesy of Indy Fuel/Whiteshark Photography)

BLAKE SEBRING: Please, no more all-star games here

From all reports, the Indy Fuel did a great job hosting the ECHL "All-Star" Game yesterday. That's wonderful, and congratulations. What's not so wonderful is some Komets fans may think this means Fort Wayne should apply to host an all-star game in the near future. Several times over the past ...


All-Star Classic keeping 3-on-3 format

From an ECHL press release: PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL, in conjunction with the Toledo Walleye, announced on Tuesday the game format for the 2019 CCM/ECHL All-Star Classic, taking place at Huntington Center on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. For the second consecutive year, the CCM/ECHL All-Star ...

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Now it’s official: Trevor Cheek returning to Komets

The Tucson Roadrunners of the American Hockey League have announced they are sending forward Trevor Cheek to the Komets. Cheek has two goals and seven points in 16 games so far with Tucson. He split time with Tucson and the Komets last year, scoring 19 goals and 34 points in 35 games with the ...

The Stanley Cup

The Stanley Cup is coming to Fort Wayne

As part of the Komets Hall of Fame weekend of March 10 and 11, the Stanley Cup will be on display during the Komets' March 11 game against Kalamazoo. Now there's a little bit of a story behind why the cup is coming to Fort Wayne. In 2012, I wrote a story about former Komets goaltender Chuck ...


Tyanulin gets an assist in ECHL All-Star Classic

Komets forward Artur Tyanulin had an assist, two shots on goal and was minus-2 representing the Central Division this afternoon at the ECHL All-Star Classic in Indianapolis. The Central Division lost to the Midwest Division 5-2. Tyanulin also finished fourth in the speed skating ...


Inside The Zone for Jan. 15

You can watch it by please clicking here. Glenn and I talk about midseason grades and what to expect during the second half.

Chuck Adamson, left, and Nick Boucher on the night their numbers were added to the Komets' retired banners in 2013. (By Blake Sebring of

Saving face while stopping shots: Adamson was first Komets goalie to wear mask

Originally published Dec. 18, 2012 Asked how many stitches he earned during his playing career, former Komet Chuck Adamson starts pointing to various parts of his head and counting to himself. "Frank Mahovlich, Henri Richard, Billy LeCaine ...," Adamson says, pausing every few seconds to ...

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Short-handed Komets end first half with a win

The Fort Wayne Komets ended the first half of their season with a 5-3 win in Brampton on Saturday, breaking a three-game losing streak. Bobby Shea scored twice, Gabriel Desjardins, Jamie Schaafsma and Garrett Thompson once each as the Komets avoided their first-ever four-game losing streak ...

Lionel Repka

Which leads to a funny story

The Komets played without forward Artur Tyanulin on Saturday night because he was traveling on an expired passport and was unable to get into Canada. There have been plenty of odd stories over the years with the Komets crossing the border under odd circumstances, including hiding players in ...

Michael Houser

Komets trying to break three-game skid

For the second time this season, the Fort Wayne Komets are trying to break a three-game losing streak. Despite 31 sometimes acrobatic saves from goaltender Michael Houser, the Komets lost 3-1 at Toledo on Friday night to fall three points behind the Walleye for first place in the ECHL's ...

Blake Sebring, News-Sentinel Sports Department

Blake Sebring on WOWO’s Pat Miller Program

Blake talks about his column this week, "Fort Wayne is no longer a basketball city." You can listen to it by please clicking here. RELATED: BLAKE SEBRING: Fort Wayne is no longer a basketball city You can shop for Blake's books by please clicking here.

Fort Wayne's Jackson Leef playing with the Brampton Beast. (Photo courtesy of Robin Iwaskiw/Brampton Beast)

Despite today’s bad news, Jackson Leef is building pro career

Though he was greatly looking forward to playing his hometown Fort Wayne Komets on Saturday, the Brampton Beast released forward Jackson Leef on Thursday. It was an extreme disappointment, but the former Northrop player will be back in the ECHL someday, likely even with Brampton. After all, ...