Fort Wayne, IN— The Komets announced Monday that forwards Thomas Frazee and Brett Beebe have agreed to terms and have been added to the preseason roster.
Frazee (FRAY-zee), 24, skated 60 games in the CHL last season with Quad City and led the Mallards with 24 goals and added 23 assists for 47 points. He added five goals and 11 points appearing in 13 playoff games with Quad City. Frazee made his pro debut with Bakersfield in the ECHL posting three assists and four points in 13 games during 2011-12. The North Vancouver, British Columbia native played six seasons of juniors in the WHL before making his collegiate debut in 2011-12 with Lakehead University of the CIS (Canadian Interuniversity Sport).
Beebe (BEE-bee), 24, made his pro debut last year skating 48 games with Ontario in the ECHL (4g, 12a, 16pts) before finishing the season skating two games with Bakersfield. The Redondo Beech, California native started his collegiate career in 2009-10 with Western Michigan University. Beebe helped the Broncos to the 2012 CCHA tournament championship before completing his four-year college stint in 2012-13.
The addition of Frazee and Beebe push the Fort Wayne roster to 11 players including seven forwards, three defensemen and one goaltender.
Home opener Oct. 18— The Komets will open the 2014-15 campaign with a home-and-home series against the new Indy Fuel. The season opener will be held at the newly renovated Fairgrounds Coliseum in Indianapolis Friday, Oct. 17 and then the 63rd Fort Wayne home opener is slated Saturday, Oct. 18 against the Fuel at 7:30pm.
Komets to host three exhibition games— The Komets will skate three exhibition games prior to the season opener, all at home on Coliseum ice. The Evansville IceMen will visit for the first two home tune-ups Friday, Oct. 10 at 8pm and Saturday, Oct. 11 at 7:30pm. The Kalamazoo Wings will visit Monday, Oct. 13 for a 7:30pm preseason tilt. All Komet home exhibition games will be held at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
Season Tickets for 2014-15 are on sale at the Komet office, 1010 Memorial Way in Fort Wayne. For information visit Komets.com or call the Komet office at 260-483-0011.