The Komets put an exclamation point on the team’s best start in its 63-year history by stopping the visiting Evansville IceMen Sunday night 4-3 in a shootout.
In the sixth of 11 head-to-head meetings between the two teams this season, the Indy Fuel were defeated by the Fort Wayne Komets on Saturday at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum by a final score of 3-1.
Surrendering three goals in the second period, the Kalamazoo Wings fell into a hole they couldn’t get out of, as the K-Wings lost 5-4 Friday night at Wings Stadium to the Fort Wayne Komets.
The Komets announced today that defenseman Gabriel Beaupre and forward Reid Petryk have been reassigned to Fort Wayne.
The Komets are riding an eight-game point streak (7-0-1) and five-game road winning streak.
Shane Berschbach scored 4:13 into overtime to lead Toledo to a 5-4 win Sunday evening in Fort Wayne. Toledo has an overall record of 17-4-1-1 on the season and is 9-2-0-0 on the road.
After the Evansville IceMen, presented by Coors Light and the Fort Wayne Komets battled to a tie at the end of regulation, a Fort Wayne breakaway in sudden-death overtime produced the winning goal. A crowd of 6,324 fans watched as Shawn Szydlowski’s overtime strike gave the Komets a 2-1 win at the Ford Center. The IceMen (8-9-2-1, 19 points) picked up a point in the loss.
A late first period goal and two second period strikes put the Evansville IceMen, presented by Coors Light in a two-goal hole they could not climb out of as they fell to the Fort Wayne Komets by a score of 4-2 at the Ford Center.
The Komets announced Thursday that right winger Matthew Pistilli has been released from his PTO with the AHL’s Norfolk Admirals and will return to the Fort Wayne lineup.
Schrock suffered fractures to his orbital bone, forehead, and temple.
Will started in goal for the Komets on Saturday, earning the 5-1 win while making 24 saves in his first ECHL start.
Another night where bonus hockey loomed large, the Fort Wayne Komets (15-4-0-0) defeated the Cincinnati Cyclones (7-6-0-4) in a shootout by a 3-2 final score in front of 2,420 at U.S. Bank Arena on Friday night.