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.
The Lamp Lighters Hockey Ministry hosted its annual “One Legendary Night” event Thursday at Parkview Icehouse.
Fort Wayne’s fifth season in the ECHL begins with a home-and-home series against the Quad City Mallards.
Pat Nagle stopped all 33 shots he faced while Jamie Schaafsma netted two goals in the first period as the Komets bested Cincinnati 2-0 in game seven of their first round playoff series to advance to the Western Conference semifinals.
The pucks drops at 7:30 p.m. in the final game of the first round playoff series.
The Komets edged the visiting Cincinnati Cyclones Monday night at the Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne 2-1 in overtime to force a game 7 of the best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinals.
Brian Diaby’s first goal of the postseason led the Cincinnati Cyclones to a 5-4 double overtime win over the Komets in Game 5 on Saturday.
After spotting the Cyclones a pair of goals Friday night at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati forward Troy Bourke finally put the Komets on the board with eight seconds remaining in the second period.
Facing a “must win” situation after dropping games one and two of their first round playoff series against the Cyclones the Komets rose to the challenge in game three Wednesday in Cincinnati, cruising to an 8-0 win at U.S. Bank Arena.
The Komets hit the ice at War Memorial Coliseum concerned but confident heading into tomorrow’s game three against the Cincinnati Cyclones.