Jessica Starbard was live at 5 p.m. with a report from the Huntington Center and went one-on-one with Komets head coach Gary Graham at 6.
At one point, the Komets were seconds away from going down 0-3 in the North Division Finals. But after winning all of their games on home ice, the Komets are preparing for a Game 7 with the Toledo Walleye on Wednesday night.
Jessica Starbard and Komets Beat Writer, Blake Sebring of the News Sentinel head Inside the Zone and discuss Wednesday’s Game 7 between the Komets and Toledo Walleye.
Game 7 will be necessary. The Komets stunned the visiting Toledo Walleye Sunday night in Fort Wayne 3-2 in double-overtime to force game 7 of the ECHL best-of-seven second round series. A Mother’s Day crowd of 5,246 were sent home after witnessing the Komets third straight overtime home win.
The Komets fell 3-2 Saturday night in front of 5,917 at the Huntington Center in downtown Toledo.
For the second game in a row overtime was kind to the Komets, as James Martin’s OT goal earned Fort Wayne a 2-1 win in game four of the North Division Finals and knotted the series at two games apiece.
The Komets announced Thursday that forward Shawn Szydlowski suffered a knee injury in Tuesday’s home playoff game against Toledo. The inury will prevent Szydlowski from further participation in the playoffs.
The ECHL on Wednesday announced that Toledo’s A.J. Jenks has been suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount as a result of his actions in ECHL Playoff Game #I-3, Toledo at Fort Wayne, on May 5.
The Komets were 26.6 seconds from falling in an 0-3 hole in the North Division Finals to Toledo on Tuesday night. Down 2-1 with time winding down, Paul Crowder tied the game to send Game 3 of the best of seven series into overtime. Mike Embach played the role of the overtime hero, with a goal 6:09 in OT to give the Komets a 3-2 win over Toledo.
The Brampton Beast are excited to announce the hiring of Toronto native and former Kalamazoo Wings Assistant Coach Colin Chaulk as the Beast’s Head Coach for the 2015-2016 ECHL season.
Can the Komets come back from an 0-2 start against Toledo? Blake Sebring & Glenn Marini discuss it this week on “Inside The Zone.”
Troy Schwab had a pair of goals and Neil Conway had 35 saves to lead the Walleye to a 5-2 win over Fort Wayne on Saturday night. Toledo leads the best of seven series 2-0 with game three coming Tuesday night in Fort Wayne.
In a battle of ECHL heavyweights the first knockdown goes to Toledo as the Walleye topped the Komets 4-1 Friday night in game one of the North Division Finals.
Two of the five ECHL teams to surpass 100 points in the regular season meet in the North Division Finals.
Game one is this Friday at 7:35 p.m. and game two will faceoff Saturday at 7:35 p.m., both at Toledo.
Fort Wayne Komet legend defenseman Lionel Repka passed away Monday night in Fort Wayne from liver cancer at age 80.
After clinching their series win over Kalamazoo on Saturday night the Komets are playing the waiting game.
The Komets announced Monday their schedule for the 2015-2016 season.
The Komets upended the Wings at Kalamazoo Saturday night in game five of the best-of-seven first-round series 6-4 to take the series four games to one and advance to the ECHL North Division Finals against the winner of the Toledo-Wheeling series. Toledo defeated Wheeling Saturday night to lead their first round best-of-seven series 3-2 with game six Tuesday, April 28 at Toledo.
The Wings put up enough fight to hold off a first round sweep by the Komets, as Kalamazoo topped Fort Wayne 4-3 in game four of their playoff series on Friday night.