Komets nearing season opener at Quad City

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Komets are closing in on what will be a busy opening weekend of regular season ECHL play with back-to-back games on the docket.

The Komets open the campaign at Quad City on Friday night then return home to host the Mallards on Saturday.

On Wednesday the Komets placed forward Mike Embach on reserve with a shoulder injury and did the same with Bobby Shea.

Fort Wayne also waived forwards Matt Robertson and Daniel Erlich in addition to trading defenseman Cole Martin to Elmira for cash.