Fort Wayne, IN-- The Komets announced Wednesday that goaltender Michael Houser has been assigned to Fort Wayne from the AHL's Tucson Roadrunners.
Houser, 25, has been re-assigned to Fort Wayne out of the Tucson training camp. The netminder will be entering his sixth pro year after posting a 22-14-1 record and 2.58 goals-against average in 41 games last season with the Cincinnati Cyclones of the ECHL.
Houser helped the Cyclones to the ECHL semifinals in his rookie season 2012-13 after registering a 17-10-2 record and 2.55 goals-against average in 29 regular season appearances. He made his AHL debut appearing in 28 games with San Antonio during 2013-14 and added 12 ECHL games with Cincinnati.
Houser spent the entire 2014-15 season in the AHL with San Antonio going 19-9-4 with a 2.83 goals-against average.
The goalie split 2015-16 between Ontario in the AHL and the ECHL's Manchester Monarchs.
Entering 2017-18, Houser has ECHL career totals of 54-34-8, 2.56 goals-against average and .918 save percentage in 98 regular season appearances.
The Youngstown, Ohio native has posted a 32-26-5 record, 2.88 goals-against average and .901 save percentage in 72 career AHL games.
Three preseason tilts-- The Komets have slated three exhibition games including two at home and one on the road. The preseason starts Friday, Oct. 6 with a 6:30pm faceoff at Indy against the Fuel. Saturday, Oct. 7 the Komets host the Fuel at 7:30pm. Monday, Oct. 9 the Kalamazoo Wings visit for a preseason tune-up at 7:30pm.
Home/Season Opener Oct. 14-- The Komets will open 2017-18 hosting the Toledo Walleye on Sweetwater Ice at the Coliseum Saturday, Oct. 14 at 7:30pm. The Komets are home for four games in October before making their first road trip Nov. 5 to Kalamazoo.
Tickets now on sale-- Single game tickets for both home exhibition games and all 36 regular season games are now on sale at the Coliseum Ticket Office and online at ticketmaster.com. Season Tickets also remain on sale at the Komet office at 1010 Memorial Way in Fort Wayne. For more information visit Komets.com or call 260-483-0011.