-- The Komets collected four points for week four of 2012-13 with a sweep
of a two-game road trip over the weekend.
Friday the Komets made their first visit to Toledo since 1985 and initiated the renewed rivalry
with a 4-3 win. The Komets made their
second of 10 visits this season to Kalamazoo
Saturday and capped the week with a 6-5 victory to improve to 5-2-1 and 11
points after eight games. The Komets
moved to within three points of division rival Cincinnati and trail ECHL leaders Gwinnett
and Stockton by four points.
The Komets are riding their first three-game win string going into week five of
the campaign. This week the Komets will
skate three games beginning with a 10:35am start at Toledo Wednesday. Friday the Komets will return home to host Evansville at 8pm and
Saturday the Komets return to Kalamazoo Wings Stadium for a 7:30pm faceoff.
Broadcast note—Due to scheduling
conflicts at WOWO radio, the Komets game Wednesday morning at Toledo will be aired on ESPN radio AM 1380
and FM 106.7. Friday’s home game against
the IceMen and Saturday’s match at Kalamazoo
are expected to be aired on WOWO radio AM 1190 and FM 92.3.
Komet leaders of the week—Newcomer Thomas Beauregard (RW),
skating his first two games with the Komets, scored the game winning goal
Friday at Toledo and added another game winner along with a hat trick Saturday
afternoon at Kalamazoo for a four-goal, four-point week. Brandon Marino (RW), Colin Chaulk (C) and
Nick Schaus (D) each passed three assists in the two-games played for
Komet leaders—Marino (RW) leads the Komets
with five goals and 14 points after eight games. Chaulk leads with 10 assists and Daniel
Maggio (D) leads with +six.
Streaking Komets—Goaltender Charlie
Effinger posted his third straight win Saturday at Kalamazoo in his third straight
appearance. Marino has points in five
straight games (2g, 7a) and has a three-game assist streak (4a). Chaulk is riding a five-game assist streak
Milestone watching—Aiming for 100: Right
wing Thomas Beauregard posted ECHL career goals (all-time, regular season and
playoffs) 97, 98, and 99 with his hat trick Saturday at Kalamazoo.
Also, the Komets have played 4,498 regular season games since the team was established
in Fort Wayne
in 1952. Game 4,500 will be this Friday,
Nov. 9 when the Komets host Evansville
GAMES THIS WEEK
• Wednesday at Toledo
Walleye (4-4-1), 10:35am—The Komets return to Huntington
Center in downtown Toledo Wednesday for a rare morning contest
against the Walleye. The Komets edged
the Walleye at Toledo
last Friday night 4-3. This Wednesday’s
match with be the second of four trips this season to Toledo. The next trip will be Feb. 17. The North Division rival Walleye trail the Komets by two points and have
lost their last three outings.
• Friday vs Evansville IceMen (2-6-1), 8pm—The
IceMen make their second of six visits to Fort
Wayne Friday. The
Komets lead the season series 2-0-0 after a 4-3 home shootout win Oct. 20 in
the last meeting. Evansville
is coming off a successful weekend winning their first two games of the season
and will host Greenville Tuesday and Wednesday
before traveling to Fort Wayne
• Saturday at Kalamazoo Wings (5-4-0), 7:30pm--
The Komets will bus to Kalamazoo
for the second straight Saturday game at Wings Stadium. Last Saturday the Komets clipped the Wings
6-5 in a matinee game to even the season series 1-1-0. Kalamazoo
completed last week on a three-game losing streak and will host South Caroline
this Wednesday morning and Friday night before welcoming the Komets Saturday.
Hottest ticket in town-- Single game tickets and season tickets are on
sale. Single game tickets can be purchased at the Coliseum Ticket Office
and online at www.ticketMaster.com. Season tickets are
on sale at the Komet office, 1010
Memorial Way, Fort Wayne.
For information visit www.komets.com,
or call 260-483-0011.
Friday nights are Marathon nights--
Continuing this year, Friday nights will be Marathon Nights at Komet home
games. Fans can take advantage of buy-one-get-one-free ticket offers for
any Friday night Komet home game including the Komets’ home game this Friday,
Nov. 9 against the Evansville IceMen at 8pm. Fill-Up Cards are available at all
participating Marathon stations.
Komets.com—Check out the new official Komet team website at www.komets.com
featuring an interactive calendar of the Komets' schedule, info on all Komet
events as well as home and road games. Komets.com also features an on-line team store. Fans are able to
download and access photo galleries, player information, video, audio and other
multi-media features as well as follow Komet gamecasts live and much more.
Komet Hockey worldwide at Xfinity KometCast— Legendary broadcaster Bob Chase
celebrates his 60th anniversary season calling Komet hockey radio-rinkside.
Hear Komet Hockey worldwide at Xfinity KometCast at www.komets.com. Most games are also scheduled to be broadcast
on WOWO Radio AM 1190 and FM 92.3. However due to scheduling conflicts, this Wednesday’s 10:35am game at Toledo will be aired on
ESPN radio AM 1380 and FM 106.7.
INC Soundoff with the Komets Monday nights -- The Komets, Indiana's News
Center and title sponsor PHP present a live weekly televised sports program on
Monday nights at 7:30 on WPTA TV 21 Alive. The half-hour show is
televised from the WPTA TV studios each week with INC's Tommy
Schoegler as host and will feature highlights, interviews and
call-ins as Komet players and personnel serve as co-hosts. Tonight, Nov. 5, Komet defenseman Tyler
Butler will be Tommy’s guests.