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Cazzola returns to Komet lineup

03/03/2017 10:24 AM -

Fort Wayne, IN-- The Komets will face Wheeling again this weekend on Sweetwater Ice at the Memorial Coliseum when the Nailers visit for a 7:30pm faceoff Saturday and again Sunday at 5pm.

Last Sunday the Komets clipped the Nailers 4-3 to take a 2-1-0 season series lead with the pair of games this weekend in Fort Wayne remaining.  The Komets are riding a seven-game point streak (5-0-2) and nine-game home point streak (8-0-1).  The Komets enter the weekend in second place in the Central division trailing first-place Toledo by eight points with third-place Quad City on the Komets' heels eight points back.

The Nailers have also been idle this week until tonight when they skate at Indy before making the trip to Fort Wayne Saturday.  The Nailers are in the middle of a seven-game road tour and are 0-3-1 after the first four games of the trip.

Cazzola is back-- Forward Mike Cazzola has been released from his AHL PTO with Binghamton is expected to return to the Fort Wayne lineup Saturday.  The skater made his AHL debut appearing in three games with the Senators.  Cazzola was loaned to Binghamton on Feb. 23 and missed three Fort Wayne games.  Cazzola leads the Komets (tied with Kyle Thomas) with 37 assists and ranks second with 57 points after 50 games.

Schaafsma placed on I.R.-- Player/assistant coach Jamie Schaafsma has been placed on the injured reserve with an effective date of Feb. 13.  Schaafsma has missed eight games to date due to injury and has netted 13 goals and 49 points in 40 appearances this season.

Hockey 'n Heels Women's Night Out Saturday-- This Saturday is Ladies Night!  Many door prizes are planned to be given away and a fashion show will be held during the first intermission presented by Lane 201.  All ladies in attendance are invited to visit the Century Club Room and shop throughout the game.

Kids Seat Free Saturday-- The next Kids Seat Free Night is Saturday, courtesy Aunt Millie's, Parkview Health and the Komets. Any child under the age of 12 can see the game for free with a full-priced adult ticket purchase.

Save those valuable unused Komet tickets-- This Sunday is another Season Ticket Recycling Night.  Komet Season Ticket Holders will be able to exchange any unused Komet tickets from previously scheduled home games this year for tickets to the game Sunday against the Nailers.

Family Four Pack, "4 for $55 Night" Sunday--  Fans can take advantage of a 4-for-$55 offer at Sunday's home game courtesy of Midwest America Federal Credit Union.  Get four tickets, four hot dogs, four soft drinks, four chips for only $55 when purchasing the Family Four Pack at the Memorial Coliseum Ticket Office.

Meijer Family Night Sunday-- The Komets present Meijer Family Night at every Sunday home game this season.  Coupons for a Sunday 4-for-$36 ticket offer are available at all Meijer locations around the Fort Wayne area.  Also, fans can bring their skates for a free open skate after each Sunday Meijer Family Night home game.

Single game and group tickets on sale-- Single game tickets for all Komet home games are on sale at the Coliseum Ticket Office, online at, or at the Komet office at 1010 Memorial Way.  Also, Group Night packages are available for Family, Business or Civic Group outings.  For more information visit or call 260-483-0011. 

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