The Komets also announced that forward Marco Roy has signed a tryout agreement and has been added to the preseason roster.
The voice of Komets hockey was memorialized on Monday afternoon as the circle drive in front of War Memorial Coliseum was officially dedicated as “Bob Chase Way.”
The Komets hosted their annual media luncheon on Monday afternoon and WANE-TV gathered interviews with head coach Gary Graham, assistant coach Ben Boudreau, and players Shawn Szydlowski, Garrett Thompson, Garrett Bartus, Bobby Shea, and Justin Hodmgan!
The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum will hold a dedication ceremony to officially designate the circle drive in front of the building as “Bob Chase Way” on Monday, October 2 at 11:30 a.m.
Goaltender Sean Bonar and defenseman Mitch Nylen have agreed to terms and will join the Komets when training camp begins Oct. 2 on Sweetwater Ice at the Memorial Coliseum.
As announced on Tuesday, Aug. 15, the Komets traded the rights to forward Kyle Thomas to the Utah Grizzlies for the rights to Cuddemi.
The Komets announced Wednesday that forward Tyson Fawcett and defenseman Blake Thompson have agreed to terms for 2017-18 and have been added to the preseason roster.
The Komets announced Tuesday that they have traded the rights to forward Kyle Thomas to the Utah Grizzlies in exchange for forward Ralph Cuddemi.
Last season Szydlowski scored 25 goals and 66 points in 50 games, reaching the 25-goal mark for the third straight year after serving as captain and a starter for the 2016 ECHL All-Star Classic.
“The Arizona Coyotes understand the importance of a solid ECHL affiliate. We will work hand-in-hand to ensure a successful relationship.”
Nagle appeared in 25 games with the ECHL’s Fort Wayne Komets in 2016-17 and tallied a 15-3-4 record, a 2.23 goals against average and a 0.916 save percentage.
The Komets announced Wednesday that defenseman Bobby Shea has agreed to terms and will be returning to the Fort Wayne fold for 2017-18.
The Komets announced Tuesday that veteran center Justin Hodgman has agreed to terms and will be reunited with the Fort Wayne club for 2017-18.
The addition of Sol and Bartus pushes the preseason roster to 11 players.
A native of St. Albert, Alberta, the 6-foot-1, 201-pound forward collected 47 points (20g, 27a) to go with 91 penalty minutes last year.
Boudreau, 32, is the son of former Komet player and head coach Bruce Boudreau, who was a Fort Wayne fan favorite the first two years of the Franke family ownership in 1990-91 and 1991-92.
Komet general manager David Franke signed all three players before the ECHL’s June 30 deadline of making Qualifying Offers to players from the season ending roster, but waited to announce until after the July 4th holiday.
K’s make offer to Garrett Bartus, Cody Sol, Bobby Shea, Mike Cazzola, Kyle Thomas, Trevor Cheek, Shawn Szydlowski.
Gabriel Desjardins has re-signed and Dennis Kravchenko has agreed to terms for the upcoming campaign.
Earlier this week the War Memorial Coliseum Board of Trustees agreed to name the circle drive in front of the box office “Bob Chase Way.”