FORT WAYNE, Ind. – (WANE) – It took more than 40 minutes to find the net, but it was enough for the Komets to earn their 37th win Friday night. The Komets scored three third-period goals to top Kalamazoo, 3-0.
Goaltender Roman Will earned the shutout between the pipes. He stopped all 34 shots.
Brett Perlini got the scoring started just 35 seconds into the final frame with a power play goal. The forward would net his 14th of the year with less than five minutes to play.
Matthew Pistilli would score an empty netter with 15 seconds to go on the clock.
The win moved the Komets to 37-12-2-4 on the season. The team’s 80 points continues to lead the Eastern Conference, and is five points better than second place Toledo.
Fort Wayne and Kalamazoo drop the puck Saturday night in Michigan at 7:30.