The Norfolk Admirals announce today that the team has named Rod Aldoff head coach for the upcoming season.
One goaltender, five defensemen and 11 forwards were placed on the list.
Bob Chase also announced he will return for his 64th season “radio rinkside.”
The Komets season came to a close with a loss at Allen on Sunday night meaning The News-Sentinel beat writer Blake Sebring and WANE-TV sports director Glenn Marini put a wrap on this hockey season with a final 2015-16 edition of Inside The Zone.
The Komets fell 6-4 Sunday at Allen as the Americans eliminated Fort Wayne from the ECHL Western Conference finals series 4-1.
With the win Allen has a 3-1 series lead over the Komets with Game 5 win on Sunday.
Mike Embach tallied both of Fort Wayne’s goals as the Komets earned a critical win in game three of the Western Conference Finals, beating the Allen Americans 2-1 on Thursday night.
Blake Sebring of the News Sentinel joins Jessica Starbard to discuss how the Komets can bounce back from their 0-2 defecit to Allen in the Western Conference finals.
Allen scored the game-winning goal 56 seconds into overtime.
The Komets couldn’t overcome a disastrous first period as they fell 5-3 to the Allen American in the Western Conference Finals series opener.
Shawn Szydlowski has been the star of the playoffs for the Komets, as the veteran forward is currently tied for the ECHL lead with 15 points in the postseason.
In his first year with the Komets, Jamie Schaafsma spent the previous three seasons in Allen, helping the Americans win the Kelly Cup last season.
The Komets will face the defending ECHL Kelly Cup champion Allen Americans in the Western Conference Finals starting this Friday at 8pm at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
Would the Komets rather face Allen or Missouri in the next round?
Bruce Boudreau has agreed to terms to coach the Minnesota Wild, giving the team the most sought-after candidate on the market.
Fort Wayne finished off a four game sweep of the Utah Grizzlies with a 5-3 win in Game 4 Friday night.
Shawn Szydlowski netted the game tying goal, Mike Embach scored the game winner, and Garrett Thompson added a goal for insurance to lead the Komets to victory.
Blake Sebring, the Komets beat writer at the News-Sentinel, joins Jessica Starbard to talk about the Komets Game 7 win over Cincinnati and the Komets’ two-game lead over the Utah Grizzlies in the Western Conference semi-finals.
With the win the Komets take a 2-0 lead over the Grizzlies in the best of seven series.
Scoring was not hard to come by in the Komets 6-4 win over the Utah Grizzlies in game one of the western conference semi-finals.