The Komets announced Monday that forwards Mike Embach and Shawn Szydlowski have been released by Norfolk of the American Hockey League and will return to the Fort Wayne lineup. Embach and Szydlowski were both called up to the Admirals March 3 and each served three games during their stay.
The Komets shut out the visiting Kalamazoo K-Wings 3-0 Friday at the Memorial Coliseum in the only game of week 21 and improved to 37-12-6 and 80 points.
Saturday night’s postponed Komet game at Kalamazoo has been rescheduled for this Wednesday night, March 11, at 7 p.m. at Wings Stadium.
It took more than 40 minutes to find the net, but it was enough for the Komets to earn their 37th win Friday night. The Komets scored three third-period goals to top Kalamazoo, 3-0.
Former Komet defenseman and Hall-of-Famer Terry Pembroke passed away Thursday night in Sequin, Texas from cancer complications at age 70.
The Lake Erie Monsters have reassigned defenseman Joey Leach to Fort Wayne.
Aaron Clarke, 32, may make his season debut this Friday when the Komets host the Kalamazoo Wings.
A familiar face will soon be back on the ice for the Fort Wayne Komets. News-Sentinel Komets Beat Writer Blake Sebring told NewsChanel 15 Monday that the Komets are expected to sign free agent Aaron Clarke as soon as Tuesday.
The Komets finished week 20 of 2014-15 holding on to first place in the Eastern Conference after gaining four points in three games and improving to 36-12-6 and 78 points. It’s the first time the Komets have reached 78 points in 54 games since 2007-08. The earliest the Komets reached the 78-point plateau was in 1959-60 at 52 games.
In the ninth of 11 head-to-head meetings between the two teams this season, the Indy Fuel defeated the Fort Wayne Komets in a shootout on Saturday at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana by a final score of 5-4.
In the eighth of 11 head-to-head meetings between the two teams this season, the Indy Fuel defeated the Fort Wayne Komets in overtime on Friday at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne by a final score of 3-2.
Shawn Szydlowski and James Martin have been released from their PTO’s with the AHL’s Lake Erie Monsters and will return to the Fort Wayne lineup.