The force was with the Komets on Friday as they beat the Kalamazoo Wings 4-2 on Star Wars Night at the Coliseum.
Mason Baptista’s goal 4:04 into the first period proved all the scoring Fort Wayne would need as the Komets went on to defeat Cincinnati 2-0 on Wednesday night.
The Komets rallied from a three goal deficit to force overtime in Toledo but the Walleye prevailed in overtime with a 5-4 win.
Cheek has scored five goals and 13 points in 12 games with Fort Wayne.
The Komets defeated the Utah Grizzlies 4-2 at the Coliseum on Sunday.
Down 5-1 with 12 minutes remaining in the game the Komets scored five unanswered goals, including the game-tying goal with less than a minute remaining to defeat the Missouri Mavericks 6-5 in overtime.
The legendary Fort Wayne Komets broadcaster died Thanksgiving morning at the age of 90.
Bartus, 27, participated in the Komets’ 2016 training camp and appeared in the first half of a preseason game where he stopped all seven shots faced and took the win, 5-2, at Indy on Oct. 8.
The Komets ended a busy weekend with a 6-2 loss to the Quad City Mallards.
After picking up an emotional win over Kalamazoo Thursday the Komets fell to Central Division leader Toledo 7-1 at the Huntington Center.
Bob Chase was certainly smiling down on the Coliseum Thursday night as the Komets defeated Kalamazoo 6-1 to gain two points in the Central Division.
Visitation is set for 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Memorial Coliseum. Private services will follow the public visitation.
It’s the 56th Fort Wayne Thanksgiving home game (34-17-4) in the 65-year history of the Komets when they host Kalamazoo on Thursday night.
After playing five straight games on the road the Komets returned to War Memorial Coliseum in full force on Friday downing the Mallards 5-1.
The Missouri Mavericks were saddled with their second home loss in a row on Saturday night as the Fort Wayne Komets skated away with a 6-1 win.
Gabriel Desjardins scored the first goal of the night and the game-tying goal in the second period to help the Komets past Missouri 6-4 on Friday night.
The Komets scored three power play goals on Wednesday night – including one with 25 seconds left in regulation to force overtime – but ultimately fell to the Tulsa Oilers 4-3 in OT.
After starting the season in the Rochester lineup in the AHL, Cheek returned to Fort Wayne last week and scored a goal and added five assists to finish his first week of the year with six points.
Both teams traded chances early in the extra period but it was Pacan who lifted the Beast to victory. He cut in on a 2-on-0 breakaway then rifled the puck past the five hole of Hartzell on a beautiful chance with 1:13 remaining in overtime.
Eric Hartzell racked up 31 saves to lead the Komets to a 4-0 win over Midwest Division rival Indy on Friday night at War Memorial Coliseum.