Trevor Cheek heading to Komets

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Komets announced Tuesday that forward Trevor Cheek has been released from his PTO with the AHL’s Tucson Roadrunners and is expected to return to Fort Wayne to join the Komets in time for Friday night’s home game against Indy.

Cheek, 23, attended Tucson’s training camp and signed a PTO with the Roadrunners prior to the start of the season.

Last year, Cheek split the season between the Komets and the AHL’s San Antonio Rampage.  The Vancouver, Washington native scored four goals and nine points in 34 games with San Antonio while potting 17 goals and 25 points in 28 games with the Komets.  Cheek appeared in all 16 playoff games with Fort Wayne scoring five goals and 13 points.

Cheek made his pro debut with Lake Erie in the AHL during 2013-14 skating 46 games and followed with 66 games in 2014-15 before his reassignment by Colorado to San Antonio last year.

The week ahead– The Komets will skate three games this week starting with a visit to Cincinnati Wednesday for a 7:35pm faceoff.  Friday the Komets return home to host the Indy Fuel at 8pm.  The Komets will cap the week with a Sunday matinee at Brampton at 2pm. It will be the first three games out of 11 for the month of November including four home games and seven on the road.