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Fort Wayne Komets

A few Fort Wayne Komets notes

As they always do, the Fort Wayne Komets will march in the Three Rivers Festival Parade on Saturday morning. There will be some Legends and Jamie Schaafsma will walk along with Icy. Shawn Szydlowski told me he was going to come down to walk as well. There might be a few surprise ...

Fort Wayne Komets’ Daniel Maggio signs with Tuscon Roadrunners

After he played 13 games for them last year this probably shouldn't be a surprise, but the Komets have lost defenseman/forward Daniel Maggio has signed a contract with the American Hockey League's Tucson Roadrunners. Maggio, 27, played 13 games with the Roadrunners last season with one ...

Memorial Coliseum getting upgrade with new scoreboard

The Memorial Coliseum arena is about to go high-definition. Work is ongoing this summer on replacing the arena's scoreboard with a $1.6 million project. The new scoreboard is big enough that the old one could fit inside, and the screen sharpness will be three times better. "This will be the ...

Former Komet Zac Larraza announces retirement

Though he struggled with injuries for parts of the season, Zac Larraza turned out to be a pretty valuable player for the Fort Wayne Komets this season. He finished with seven goals and 25 points in 34 games before he was recalled to Tucson of the AHL. He never got the chance to return in time ...

Who are Fort Wayne’s Favorite… local pro hockey players?

John Baldassari A Harding High School graduate, the defenseman played 32 games with the Komets over parts of three seasons while also bouncing around the IHL with Toledo, Indianapolis and Muskegon for 111 games over five years, scoring four goals and 32 points. He played 20 games for the ...

Ask the beat writer: Fort Wayne Komets for July 4

As the start of a regular new News-Sentinel.com feature, we'll attempt to answer questions from the fans every two weeks or so. Fans can submit questions by replying to this story, through email at bsebring@news-sentinel.com, on Twitter @blakesebring or on Facebook. Question: How many pounds ...