Komets open 2016-2017 season with 6-2 win at Quad City

QUAD CITY, Iowa (WANE) – An offensive surge pushed the Komets over the Mallards in a 6-2 win in their season opener at Quad City Friday night.

Captain and player-assistant coach Jamie Schaasfma scored two goals for the Komets. Shawn Szydlowski, Gabriel Beaupre, Garrett Thompson and Jason Binkley also scored in the win. Pat Nagle turned away 25 of 27 shots he faced from the Mallads.

The Komets return home for their first game at the Coliseum this season on Saturday hosting the Mallards. Puck drops at 7:30PM.