Fort Wayne, IN-- The Komets announced Wednesday that goaltender Sean Maguire and forward Artur Tyanulin have been assigned to Fort Wayne by the Tucson Roadrunners of the AHL.
Maguire, 24, was selected by Pittsburgh in round 4 of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft and made his pro debut appearing in one AHL game with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton during 2015-16 while completing his collegiate career with Boston University. Last season the netminder appeared in 35 ECHL games with Wheeling and one AHL game with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. The Powell River, British Columbia native started 2017-18 with Wheeling logging 12 ECHL games going 8-3-0 with a 3.28 goals-against average and .910 save percentage. Maguire also appeared in four AHL games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton prior to being traded to the Arizona Coyotes this week.
Tyanulin, 20, has skated three AHL games while at Tucson this season. The Kazan, Russia native was first assigned to Fort Wayne by Tucson Oct. 26 and has posted seven goals and 10 assists to rank 9th among ECHL rookies with 17 points after 13 games.
The Komets also announced Wednesday that forward Phil Bushbacher has been placed on waivers. The left winger appeared in three games with Fort Wayne.
Komets at Quad City tonight-- This week the Komets skate at Quad City tonight at 7:35pm Fort Wayne time before hosting the Mallards Saturday at 7:30pm. After Saturday's game the Komets will enjoy a three-day Christmas break. The Komets resume holiday action at Cincinnati Wednesday, Dec. 27, in the first of three games in four nights. Friday, Dec. 29 the Komets are home to Wheeling at 8pm before returning to Quad City Saturday, Dec. 30. The Komets then return home for the traditional New Years Eve game on Sunday, Dec. 31 at 7:30pm.
Kids Seat Free Night-- Once again this season the Komets will feature Kids Seat Free Nights. Another Kids Seat Free Night is scheduled for this Saturday when the Quad City Mallards visit courtesy Aunt Millie's, Lutheran Health Network and the Komets. Any child under the age of 12 can see the game for free with a full-priced adult ticket purchase.
Komet Hockey on WOWO-- Komet games are scheduled to air on WOWO AM 1190 and FM 107.5. All radio broadcasts also stream live at Komets.com presented by OmniSource Radio Recycle. Fans are invited to follow the action as Shane Albahrani handles the play-by-play.
Get your tickets early-- Tickets are 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.