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Komets face Mallards in weekend playoff preview

04/07/2017 10:19 AM -

Fort Wayne, IN-- The Komets finish the 2016-17 campaign with a home-and-home series against the Quad City Mallards in a preview of the first round of the upcoming playoffs.

The Komets will travel to Quad City for an 8:05pm faceoff tonight (Friday) before both teams return to Fort Wayne to cap the season with a 7:30pm faceoff Saturday at the Memorial Coliseum. 

The Komets and Quad City are locked into position and will face each other in the opening round of the ECHL Central Division semifinals best-of-seven series set to begin Friday, April 14 in Fort Wayne.  Game 2 will take place Saturday in Fort Wayne at 7:30pm before the series moves to Quad City for games 3, 4 and 5.  If games 6 and 7 are necessary, they will be held in Fort Wayne.

Here is the complete schedule of the first round, best-of-seven series:

Best-of-seven series
Game 1-  Friday, April 14...............Quad City at Fort Wayne, 8pm ET
Game 2-  Saturday, April 15..........Quad City at Fort Wayne, 7:30pm ET
Game 3-  Wednesday, April 19......Fort Wayne at Quad City, 7:35pm ET
Game 4-  Friday, April 21............... Fort Wayne at Quad City, 8:05pm ET
*Game 5-  Saturday, April 22.........Fort Wayne at Quad City, 8:05pm ET
*Game 6-  Monday, April 24...........Quad City at Fort Wayne, 7:30pm ET
*Game 7-  Wednesday, April 26....Quad City at Fort Wayne, 7:30pm ET
*If necessary. 

Hall of Fame Night Saturday-- The Komets Hall of Fame will increase by five new members in a ceremony planned this Saturday night when the Komets host Quad City.  The Class of 2017 inductees include Komet legends Carey Lucyk and Dale Baldwin, long-time Off-Ice Official Ken Roehrs and team statisticians Don Detter and Ted Rolf.  The Hall of Fame inductions ceremony will take place prior to opening faceoff Saturday.

Family Four Pack, 4 for $55 Night Saturday--  Fans can take advantage of a 4-for-$55 offer at Saturday's home game against Quad City 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.

Get Tickets-- Tickets for Saturday's home game and for the first two Fort Wayne home playoff games April 14 and 15 are on sale at the Coliseum Ticket Office and at  Also, Season Tickets with Early Bird Pricing are now available.  For more information visit or call 260-483-0011. 

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