The Komets held their annual End-of-Season Party and Charity Jersey Auction Friday night at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne.
The annual End of Season Jersey Auction and Party will be held this Friday, May 15, at 7pm at the Memorial Coliseum in the Appleseed Room.
Fort Wayne’s season came to an end Wednesday night as the Komets fell 5-2 to Toledo in game seven of the North Division Finals.
Jessica Starbard was live at 5 p.m. with a report from the Huntington Center and went one-on-one with Komets head coach Gary Graham at 6.
At one point, the Komets were seconds away from going down 0-3 in the North Division Finals. But after winning all of their games on home ice, the Komets are preparing for a Game 7 with the Toledo Walleye on Wednesday night.
Jessica Starbard and Komets Beat Writer, Blake Sebring of the News Sentinel head Inside the Zone and discuss Wednesday’s Game 7 between the Komets and Toledo Walleye.
Game 7 will be necessary. The Komets stunned the visiting Toledo Walleye Sunday night in Fort Wayne 3-2 in double-overtime to force game 7 of the ECHL best-of-seven second round series. A Mother’s Day crowd of 5,246 were sent home after witnessing the Komets third straight overtime home win.
The Komets fell 3-2 Saturday night in front of 5,917 at the Huntington Center in downtown Toledo.
For the second game in a row overtime was kind to the Komets, as James Martin’s OT goal earned Fort Wayne a 2-1 win in game four of the North Division Finals and knotted the series at two games apiece.
The Komets announced Thursday that forward Shawn Szydlowski suffered a knee injury in Tuesday’s home playoff game against Toledo. The inury will prevent Szydlowski from further participation in the playoffs.
The ECHL on Wednesday announced that Toledo’s A.J. Jenks has been suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount as a result of his actions in ECHL Playoff Game #I-3, Toledo at Fort Wayne, on May 5.
The Komets were 26.6 seconds from falling in an 0-3 hole in the North Division Finals to Toledo on Tuesday night. Down 2-1 with time winding down, Paul Crowder tied the game to send Game 3 of the best of seven series into overtime. Mike Embach played the role of the overtime hero, with a goal 6:09 in OT to give the Komets a 3-2 win over Toledo.