Fort Wayne Komets defensemen Drew Daniels and Jordon Southorn and Orlando Solar Bears defenseman Eric Baier are the AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performers of the Month for October after sharing the league lead with a plus-minus rating of +7.
The Komets fell 5-1 to the Cincinnati Cyclones Saturday night at the Memorial Coliseum. A Halloween crowd witnessed the Komets drop to 4-2-0 after six games to start the 2015-16 season.
The Indy Fuel (3-2-1-0) scored in bursts Friday night with goals coming 1:07 and 2:00 apart en route to a 4-2 win over the Fort Wayne Komets (4-1-0-0) Friday night at Indiana Farmers Coliseum.
The Komets moved to 4-0-0 on the young 2015-16 campaign after sweeping a home double-header against intrastate rival Indy Friday and Saturday.
Randy Cure participated in the Fort Wayne training camp appearing in all three preseason games.
The Komets announced this afternoon that defenseman Gabriel Beaupre has been assigned to Fort Wayne from the AHL’s San Antonio Rampage.
The Komets battled the Indy Fuel Saturday night in a game that saw leads by each team dissipate into overtime.
The Komets remained unbeaten at 3-0-0 Friday night with a 3-0 victory over the visiting Indy Fuel, pleasing a home crowd of 7,135.
The Komets successfully opened the season with a pair of wins against the Kalamazoo Wings and completed week one of 2015-16 with a 2-0-0 record and four points.
The Komets completed the season opening weekend with a 3-1 victory Saturday night in Fort Wayne for a successful sweep of the Kalamazoo Wings to start the season. After spoiling the Wing’s home opener Friday night 5-3 at Kalamazoo the Komets returned home to follow with a win over the Wings and pleased a Coliseum crowd of 8,881 at the home opener.
Last season’s team MVP Shawn Szydlowski scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period as the Komets opened the 2015-16 slate with a 5-3 victory at Kalamazoo.
With Kaleigh Schrock retiring in the off-season the Komets were in search of a new player to wear the “C” on their black and orange sweater.
Also, forwards Reid Halabi and Kyle Thomas have been placed on 21-day injured reserve list.
The Komets also announced Tuesday that they have dealt forward Alex Grieve to Alaska and traded defenseman Austin Levi has been traded to Tulsa in exchange for future considerations.
Friday the Komets travel to Kalamazoo for the season opener at Wings Stadium at 7:30 p.m.
The Komets ended exhibition play on Saturday with a 6-2 win over the Evansville IceMen.
The Fort Wayne Komets scored two goals a period to give them a 6-5 win over the Evansville Icemen in their second exhibition game on Friday night.
Last year the Mike Embach led the Komets with 46 assists and added 24 goals for a career year high 70 points in 69 games.
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.