Fort Wayne, IN ---The ECHL announced today that Kenny Reiter has been named the Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Month for January.
Reiter, 26, appeared in seven games for the month posting a 6-1-0 record, 1.96 goals-against average and .937 save percentage. The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native completed the month riding a seven-game road winning streak after snagging a 2-1 win at Kalamazoo Jan. 30 stopping 36 of 37 shots.
Reiter also registered his second shutout of the season stopping 36 shots for a 1-0 win at Evansville Jan. 16.
2012-13 is the netminder’s first pro year after completing three seasons with the University of Minnesota-Duluth last year.
Reiter has appeared in 24 games with the Komets this year registering a record of 14-7-1 while managing a 2.72 goals-against average and .916 save percentage.
Reiter was recalled by Bridgeport of the American Hockey League Feb. 1 after finishing January with back-to-back wins Jan. 26th and 30th allowing only three goals on 59 shots in the two games combined. Reiter has appeared in two games this season with the Sound Tigers (0-1-0).
Komets head for Colorado—The Komets will skate a three-game series at Colorado this week. The Komets face the Eagles Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at the Budweiser Events Center. All three games faceoff at 9:05pm ET.
The next Komet home game is Saturday, Feb. 16 when the IceMen from Evansville visit for a 7:30pm faceoff at the Memorial Coliseum.
Komet games are webcast at www.komets.com at Xfinity KometCast and aired on WOWO Radio AM 1190 and FM 92.3 with Bob Chase calling the play-by-play.
Tickets for all Komet home games are on sale at the Coliseum Ticket Office and online at TicketMaster.com. Komet season tickets are still on sale at the Komet office, 1010 Memorial Way in Fort Wayne. For more information visit www.komets.com or call the Komet office at 260-483-0011.