Martineau assigned to Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN -- The Komets announced Friday that forward Phelix Martineau has been assigned to Fort Wayne by the Laval Rocket of the AHL.

Martineau (MARR-tin-oh), 21, made his pro debut last year appearing in three games with the Komets scoring two goals and three points before adding four goals and eight points in 10 playoff games.

The Laval, Quebec native completed a four-year juniors career with Cape Breton last season leading the Screaming Eagles with 34 goals, 32 assists and 66 points in 68 games.  Martineau finished with three straight 20+ goal seasons and QMJHL totals of  90 goals, 91 assists and 181 points in 260 games.

The Komets will open the season tonight at Indy at 7:35pm before traveling to Cincinnati for a 7:35pm faceoff Saturday.

Home Opener Oct. 20-- The Komets will host their 67th home opener Saturday, Oct. 20 at 7:30pm against the arch rival Kalamazoo Wings.  Single game tickets for all 36 Komet regular season home games are on sale at the Coliseum Ticket Office.  Season Tickets also remain on sale at the Komet office at 1010 Memorial Way.  For more information visit Komets.com or call 260-483-0011.

Komet Hockey on WOWO-- Fans can follow Komet hockey action again this year on WOWO Radio AM 1190 and FM 107.5, and recycled on the web by OmniSource at Komets.com, with Shane Albahrani calling the play-by-play.