Komets Add Defenseman to Playoff Roster

Fort Wayne, IN– The Komets announced their playoff roster for the 2015 Kelly Cup Playoffs Tuesday.  The roster consists of 20 active players (11 forwards, seven defensemen and two goaltenders) and three players on the Playoff Eligible list.

Players on the roster include forwards C.J. Severyn, Brett Perlini, Mike Embach, Matt Lowry, Paul Crowder, Christian Ouellet, Shawn Szydlowski, Aaron Clarke, Eric Faille, Kaleigh Schrock and Matthew Pistilli.  Defensemen Drew Daniels, Ian Barteaux, Cody Sol, Mikael Tam, William Lacasse, James Martin, and Connor Kucera. Goaltenders Roman Will and Pat Nagle.  Players on the Playoff Eligible list include forwards Mitchell Heard, Garret Meurs and Reid Petryk.

D-Man added— The Komets added defenseman Connor Kucera to the playoff roster.  Kucera recently completed a four-year collegiate career with Bowling Green in the NCAA scoring career highs of seven assists and eight points during 2014-15.  Prior to college, the Twin Lakes, Indiana native skated one season with Des Moines in the USHL, leading the team in plus/minus with +19 in 2010-11.

Playoffs set to open Friday— The Komets-Wings North Division semi-finals will follow a 2-3-2 format with the first two games in Fort Wayne.  Game one is this Friday at 7:30pm and game two is slated for Saturday at 7:30pm before the series switches to Kalamazoo for games 3, 4, and if necessary, 5.  If needed, games 6 and 7 will be held in Fort Wayne.

ECHL North Division Semifinals, best-of-seven series

Fort Wayne Komets vs Kalamazoo Wings
Game 1-  Friday, April 17………………Kalamazoo at Fort Wayne, 8pm  (WOWO Radio AM 1190, FM 92.3)

Game 2-  Saturday, April 18………….Kalamazoo at Fort Wayne, 7:30pm  (WOWO Radio AM 1190, FM 92.3)
Game 3-  Wednesday, April 22………Fort Wayne at Kalamazoo, 7pm  (WOWO Radio AM 1190, FM 92.3; MyTV)

Game 4-  Friday, April 24………………Fort Wayne at Kalamazoo, 7:30pm  (WOWO Radio AM 1190, FM 92.3; MyTV)
Game 5-  Saturday, April 25………….Fort Wayne at Kalamazoo, 7:30pm*  (WOWO Radio AM 1190, FM 92.3; MyTV)

Game 6-  Monday, April 27……………Kalamazoo at Fort Wayne, 7:30pm*  (WOWO Radio AM 1190, FM 92.3)
Game 7-  Wednesday, April 29………Kalamazoo at Fort Wayne, 7:30pm*  (WOWO Radio AM 1190, FM 92.3)
*If necessary

All games will be broadcast on WOWO Radio AM 1190 and FM 92.3 and webcast at komets.com presented by OmniSource Radio Recycle.  Also, all first-round playoff games at Kalamazoo are scheduled to be televised on MyTV.

Tickets for the first two home Komet playoff games this Friday and Saturday are on sale at the Coliseum Ticket Office or online at www.ticketmaster.com.  2015-16 Season Tickets are on sale at the Komet office.  For ticket information call 260-483-0011 or visit www.komets.com.

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