Also, the Komets announced that defenseman Vytal Cote has been placed on waivers.
In the race for playoff position the Komets hold second place in the Central division, trailing first-place Toledo by nine points with three games in hand.
The Komets also announced Thursday that forward Marcus Basara (bah-SAH-rah) has agreed to terms and been added to the lineup.
The Komets continue their road swing out east when they play at the Adirondack Thunder at 7 p.m. on Friday.
The ECHL Board has approved the Expansion Membership application for St. John’s, Newfoundland to begin play in the 2018-19 season.
The Komets gained four points in week 22 of 2017-18 and improved to 41-16-3 and 85 points and continue to trail first-place Toledo in the Central division by four points with two games in hand.
The Komets added 31 penalty minutes to their already growing season total as they fall to Kalamazoo on Sunday, 6-3. They are the second most penalized team in the ECHL this season.
The Komets are back home Saturday and Sunday. They host the Cincinnati Cyclones at 7:30 p.m. Saturday for Championship Night then host the Wings at 5 p.m. Sunday on Hall of Fame Day.
Championship Night on Saturday, Hall of Fame Day on Sunday.
The Komets also announced Wednesday that forward Jamie Schaafsma (2/18/18) and defenseman Ryan Culkin (3/4/18) have each been placed on 21-day injured reserve.
The Komets announced Tuesday that goaltender Michael Houser has been reassigned to the AHL’s Tucson Roadrunners.
After splitting four road games last week The News-Sentinel’s Komets beat writer Blake Sebring and WANE sports director Glenn Marini break it all down in a new edition of “Inside The Zone.”
After a scorching hot February in which Fort Wayne went 11-0-1, they earned their first victory of March against Quad City on Sunday. The Komets lost back-to-back games to open the month on the road versus Kansas City.
The Komets are back in action again tomorrow when they play at Kansas City for the second night in a row at 8:05 p.m.
Fort Wayne Komets’ defenseman Bobby Shea is the AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month for February after leading the league with a plus-minus rating of +26.
Ryan Culkin scored with 1:15 to go in regulation and helped Fort Wayne escape past Wichita on Tuesday night by the final of 5-3 at INTRUST Bank Arena.
The Komets swept both games of a home double-header against the Greenville Swamp Rabbits for the annual Vera Bradley Foundation Pink the Rink Weekend and gained four points to improve to 37-13-5 and 77 points after 53 games.
Brandon Lubin, 26, made his pro debut last season appearing in one ECHL game with Utah.
Fort Wayne moves their point-streak to 12 games as they beat Greenville in overtime, 3-2. Artur Tyanulin netted the game-winning goal for the Komets.
Fort Wayne is 10-0-1 in their last eleven games as they beat Greenville on Friday night, 4-1.