The 2015-16 season is here for Fort Wayne hockey fans as the Komets held their annual preseason press conference Monday afternoon and opened training camp later that day.
The Komets announced Monday that they have extended tryout invitations to defenseman Nicholas Kuqali and goaltender Andrew Walsh.
The Komets announced Tuesday that right winger Alex Belzile has been acquired from the Idaho Steelheads in exchange for the rights to defenseman James Martin.
The Komets announced Wednesday that they have acquired the rights for defenseman Justin Hamonic from the Alaska Aces in exchange for future considerations.
The Komets announced Wednesday that three exhibition games have been scheduled during the opening week of training camp against Midwest Division rivals and intrastate foes Indy and Evansville.
Center Jamie Schaafsma has agreed to terms and will join the Komets for 2015-16 while Leo Thomas and John McLean have accepted tryout invitations.
The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that the club has acquired the ECHL rights to right wing Eric Faille from the Fort Wayne Komets in exchange for right wing Brock Montgomery, after Faille agreed to a two-way AHL/ECHL contract with the Toronto Marlies.
The six-foot, three-inch, 205-pound defenseman was the Komets’ Defenseman of the Year when he appeared in 53 games during 2013-14 leading Fort Wayne defensemen in scoring with 12 goals, 30 assists and 32 points.
Forwards Shawn Szydlowski and P.J. Fenton sign with the team, along with defenseman Drew Daniels
The Komets announced Wednesday that three players have been added to the preseason roster including goaltender Pat Nagle, defenseman Alex Boak and forward Adam Pawlick.
This season will mark the second consecutive season the NHL’s Avalanche has been affiliated with the ECHL’s Fort Wayne Komets.
ECHL veteran champion Peter Sivak (F) will be joining the Komets for 2015-16 while Cody Sol (D), Brett Perlini (F) and Kyle Thomas (F) are returning to the Fort Wayne fold. Austin Levi (D) and rookies Alex Grieve (F) and Josh Ranalli (F) also have been added to the lineup.