Fort Wayne, IN -- The Komets announced Sunday that the Fort Wayne preseason roster has been trimmed by 10 players.
The following players have been released:
Ricky Helmbrecht – Defense
The Fort Wayne preseason roster includes five goaltenders, nine defensemen and 12 forwards.
The Komets will host Evansville in the second and final exhibition game of the preseason today at 5pm at the Memorial Coliseum. In the first tune-up, the Komets stumbled 6-3 last night on Coliseum ice to the IceMen.
Home opener Friday, Oct. 12 vs the Wings-- The Komets will rekindle their old rivalry against the Kalamazoo Wings when the season opens on Coliseum Ice Friday, Oct. 12 at 8pm. Many events, including the parading of the Presidents' Championship Cup one final time around the ice and the championship ring presentation, are planned for opening night. Fans are encouraged to arrive early for the festivities.
Tickets on sale-- Single game tickets (including Komet home exhibition games) and season tickets are now 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.