Tailing the Komets: Kevin St. Pierre backing up for Kansas City
Fort Wayne Komets fans got a nice surprise during warm-ups before Friday’s game against the Kansas City Mavericks. Former Komets great Kevin St. Pierre appeared as the Mavericks’ emergency back-up goaltender for an ill player. St. Pierre, 42, last played in Fort Wayne in 2006-07 and holds most of the Komets goaltending records, including career shutouts with 23 and best goals against average in a season with 1.98 set in 2003-04.
During four seasons with the Komets, St. Pierre had a record of 147-54-13. The last time he played was two years ago as an emergency back-up for Wichita when stopped 11 of 13 shots before losing in overtime to Idaho.
St. Pierre is the Mavericks’ bus drive.