Fort Wayne Komets

Komets planning to take a deep breath during Colorado trip

There may be a few times during tonight's opening game of the ECHL's Western Conference Finals when the Fort Wayne Komets need to take a deep breath. Loveland, Colo. sits at an altitude of 4,984 feet which will be a factor. The Komets flew out from Chicago on Friday so their pregame skate this ...

BLAKE SEBRING: Komets’ brotherhood is leading to playoff wins

All season, Komets fans and coaches wondered what their team might do if they ever got healthy. Maybe that was the wrong way to look at it. Maybe it's because they never got healthy, were never able to field their best lineup (on paper) that they are doing so well during these playoffs. Maybe ...

Couple of excellent stories

Cris Tiller of the Loveland Reporter-Herald does a really good job covering the Eagles, and here are a couple of really good recent stories you might be interested in. Joe Cannata's inspiration drawn from a little girl back home in Massachusetts battling cancer And: Matt Register proved ...

BLAKE SEBRING: Komets looking ahead after dispatching Walleye

After finally getting the chance to celebrate a playoff victory over Toledo, the Fort Wayne Komets stayed true to their identity Tuesday night. A 4-2 win to end the ECHL's Kelly Cup Central Division Finals in six games was fun, but the locker room was actually somewhat restrained. Considering ...

Komets notes: Mike Embach, Pat Nagle complimentary after series conclusion

Perhaps no one in the Toledo Walleye locker room took the Central Division Finals loss harder than former Komets Mike Embach and Pat Nagle. The Komets won the series 4-2 to advance to the ECHL's Kelly Cup Western Conference Finals which start Saturday at Colorado. Still, both were gracious ...

Cutest Komets fan ever

This is Kinsleigh Wenger, 2, who was doing her best to stomp along with "Let's Go Komets!" during the third period of Game 6 on Tuesday night. It might have been a little past her bedtime, but she was stomping away as hard as she could to keep up. Got a picture of someone you think is cuter? ...

Komets expecting toughest game with chance to clinch series

After your favorite team loses a playoff game, it feels like they'll never win again. After your favorite team wins a playoff game, it feels like they'll never lose again. Following the Fort Wayne Komet' Game 3 loss at home to the Toledo Walleye to fall behind 2-1 in the ECHL Central Division ...

Get your tickets

Just checked with the Komets, and there are approximately 5,200 tickets that have been purchased for tonight's game. Now some fans might think that is a low number for a Game 6, but here's a little perspective: It's an excellent number for a Tuesday night in the second round when the weather ...

Lineup changes for Game 6

Heading into tonight's Game 6 with the Komets holding a 3-2 series lead, there are a couple of lineup changes for tonight. The Komets have activated Dennis Kravchenko and placed Artie Tyanulin on reserve. The Komets will also have Dan Maggio back from a one-game suspension. Toledo has ...

Western Conference Finals schedule

Fort Wayne Komets vs. Colorado Eagles Game 1: Saturday at Colorado, 9:05 p.m. Game 2: Sunday at Colorado, 9:05 p.m. Game 3: Wednesday, May 16 at Fort Wayne, 7:30 p.m. Game 4: Friday, May 18 at Fort Wayne, 8 p.m. Game 5: Saturday, May 19 at Fort Wayne, 7:30 p.m.* Game 6: Tuesday, May 22 at ...

Justin MacDonald has been fortunate find for the Komets

There's kind of a funny story about how Justin MacDonald ended up playing with the Fort Wayne Komets. He was the star of the Komets' Game 5 win over Toledo on Saturday night which gave Fort Wayne a 3-2 series lead heading into Tuesday's Game 6 at Memorial Coliseum. On Dec. 28, MacDonald was on ...

Komets notes: Gabriel Desjardins is dominating in the playoffs

Though he was voted the Komets' Most Valuable Player by his teammates, it's possible winger Gabriel Desjardins has lifted his play significantly higher during the playoffs. He's leading the ECHL in scoring with 14 points in 10 games, and he's also tied for the league lead at plus-10. He's a ...

Komets, Walleye await ECHL ruling on Daniel Maggio hit

The Fort Wayne Komets may have to play tonight's Game 5 in Toledo without one of Friday night's heroes. The Walleye will surely ask the ECHL to review a second-period hit by Fort Wayne's Daniel Maggio on Toledo defenseman Simon Denis. With the score tied 1-1, the Komets turned the puck over ...