An overtime goal from Kyle Thomas on Wednesday night earned the Komets a 4-3 win in game three and a 3-0 lead in their first round playoff series against Quad City at the iWireless Center in Moline, Illinois.
Games three, four, and, if necessary, five will be play on Mallards’ home ice.
The Komets are off a perfect start in the playoffs as they lead Quad City two games to none with the series shifting to Moline for game three on Wednesday.
In a chippy game, Fort Wayne earned the victory over Quad City in Game 2 of the ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs first round, 3-1.
The Komets scored the three unanswered goals over the last half of the game as Fort Wayne came from behind to best Quad City 4-3 in game one of their best-of-seven first round playoff series on Friday night at War Memorial Coliseum.
The quest for the Kelly Cup begins this weekend for the Fort Wayne Komets and the Quad City Mallards in the first round of the 2017 ECHL Central Division semifinals.
The Vegas Golden Knights have hired Gerard Gallant as the first coach of the NHL expansion team.
Fort Wayne is making its fourth straight appearance in the Kelly Cup Playoffs while Quad City is in the postseason for the third consecutive season.
The ECHL on Monday announced that Tyson Spink of the Toledo Walleye has been named CCM Rookie of the Year and the recipient of the John A. Daley Memorial Trophy.
Fort Wayne beat Quad City 6-1 in a preview of the opening round of the ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs.
Mike Cazzola tallied a hat trick as the Komets rookie reached 30 goals for the season as Fort Wayne won on the road over Quad City 5-2 on Friday night.
The Komets fell to division rival Toledo 6-1 on Wednesday night but not before Shawn Szydlowski took out some frustration on the Walleye.
Mike Cazzola leads Fort Wayne and is tied for first among rookies with 45 assists and 72 points and is tied for third with 27 goals among first year skaters.
Komets forward Trevor Cheek has been loaned to the Tucson Roadrunners of the AHL.
The Komets swept all four games for week 25 to improve to 43-18-8 and 94 points and secure second place and home-ice advantage in the first round of the ECHL’s Central division semifinals.
With the ridiculous coast-to-coast goal, Fort Wayne caps their fourth win in five night with the 2-1 victory over Toledo.
The Komets will face the Quad City Mallards in the first round of the 2017 ECHL Kelly Cup playoffs starting in Fort Wayne Friday, April 14.
With Robbie Knievel on hand, it was a daredevil victory for the Komets as they beat the Fuel 5-4.
The Komets began a rough road weekend on the right foot Friday night, besting the Cincinnati Cyclones 4-3.
Up until Wednesday night the Alaska Aces had never made a trip to play the Komets at War Memorial Coliseum. They might never want to come back, as Fort Wayne earned a 5-2 win as the Komets continue their push to the playoffs.