Two of the five ECHL teams to surpass 100 points in the regular season meet in the North Division Finals.
Game one is this Friday at 7:35 p.m. and game two will faceoff Saturday at 7:35 p.m., both at Toledo.
Fort Wayne Komet legend defenseman Lionel Repka passed away Monday night in Fort Wayne from liver cancer at age 80.
After clinching their series win over Kalamazoo on Saturday night the Komets are playing the waiting game.
The Komets announced Monday their schedule for the 2015-2016 season.
The Komets upended the Wings at Kalamazoo Saturday night in game five of the best-of-seven first-round series 6-4 to take the series four games to one and advance to the ECHL North Division Finals against the winner of the Toledo-Wheeling series. Toledo defeated Wheeling Saturday night to lead their first round best-of-seven series 3-2 with game six Tuesday, April 28 at Toledo.
The Wings put up enough fight to hold off a first round sweep by the Komets, as Kalamazoo topped Fort Wayne 4-3 in game four of their playoff series on Friday night.
After taking a three games to none lead with a 3-1 victory in Kalamazoo on Wednesday night a number of Komets hit the ice Thursday for an optional skate.
The Komets are one win away from sweeping Kalamazoo in their first round playoff series as Fort Wayne topped the Wings 3-1 in game three Wednesday night at Wings Stadium to take a 3-0 lead in the series.
After winning the first two games against the Wings at War Memorial Coliseum the Komets now hit the road as the first round playoff series shifts to Kalamazoo with game three on Wednesday night.
Heard, 23, appeared in one previous stint in Fort Wayne at the beginning of the season from Oct. 18 through Nov. 19 scoring 10 goals and 16 points in 12 games.
Following two stellar performances by rookie goaltender Roman Will the Komets find themselves up two games to none in their best-of-seven first round ECHL playoff series against rival Kalamazoo.
Already up one game on the Kalamazoo Wings in their first round of the ECHL Playoffs, the Komets extended their lead to two after a 3-0 win in game two on Saturday night.
The Komets opened the ECHL playoffs in dominating fashion on Friday night, topping Kalamazoo 4-2 in game one of their first round playoff series at War Memorial Coliseum.
Head coach Gary Graham told WANE-TV he hasn’t made a decision on who will start the series opener in goal for the Komets, nor has he decided if he will use a rotation at the position throughout the series against Kalamazoo.
Will, 22, generated a 4-1-0 record and finished with a 1.75 goals-against average and .940 save percentage in five appearances during the month.
This will be Meurs’ third reassignment to Fort Wayne this season. The Wingham, Ontario native has appeared in 30 games with the Komets during 2014-15 scoring 12 goals and 22 points while accumulating 44 penalty minutes.
The Komets announced their playoff roster for the 2015 Kelly Cup Playoffs Tuesday. The roster consists of 20 active players (11 forwards, seven defensemen and two goaltenders) and three players on the Playoff Eligible list.
Blake Sebring – a new inductee to the Indiana Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame – and WANE sports director Glenn Marini break down Fort Wayne’s first round playoff series with rival Kalamazoo in this week’s edition of “Inside The Zone.”
The Cincinnati Cyclones (31-30-2-9) had their playoff hopes cut just short as they fell to the Fort Wayne Komets (48-18-2-4) in a shootout by a 3-2 final score in front of 8,790 at Memorial Coliseum on Saturday night.