Fort Wayne, IN-- The Komets announced today that forward Trevor Cheek has been assigned to Fort Wayne by the Tucson Roadrunners of the AHL.
Cheek, 25, will be returning for his third stint with the Komets. The Vancouver, Washington native first appeared in Fort Wayne during 2015-16 when he was reassigned to the Komets from the AHL's San Antonio Rampage and skated 28 games scoring 17 goals and 25 points.
Last season Cheek started the campaign with Tucson before joining the Komets in November. Cheek, named ECHL Player of the Week on two occasions, scored 19 goals and 34 points in 35 games with the Komets while also sharing the season with the Roadrunners dishing four assists in 24 AHL games.
Cheek is under contract with Tucson where he has amassed two goals and seven points in 16 games so far this year. The fifth-year pro has AHL career totals of 15 goals, 28 assists and 43 points in 185 games while logging ECHL career totals of 36 goals, 23 assists, 59 points and 118 penalty minutes in 63 games with Fort Wayne.
The Komets travel to Cincinnati for a 7:35pm faceoff Friday before returning to Sweetwater Ice at the Memorial Coliseum to face the Allen Americans in a double-header weekend starting at 7:30pm Saturday. Sunday the Komets and Americans finish the weekend with a 5pm start.
Superhero Night Saturday-- Fans are welcomed to join the Komets and T.A.G. Art Company in paying a well-deserved tribute to the real superheroes in our lives, the Fort Wayne Police, Fire and EMS on Saturday when the Allen Americans visit at 7:30pm. The Komets will wear special Superhero jerseys to be auctioned off at the game to benefit charities chosen by our local Police, Fire and EMS. Get the to game early, meet your favorite Superhero characters and get a free Fidget Spinner while supplies last at the door. Also, all policemen, firefighters and paramedics can take advantage of a buy one get one free upper arena (200 level) ticket offer by showing badge or employee I.D. at the Coliseum ticket office.
Kids Seat Free Night Saturday-- Another Kids Seat Free Night is scheduled for Saturday when the Americans 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.
Meijer Family Night Sunday-- The Komets present Meijer Family Night at every Sunday home game this season and will offer a bonus holiday Family Night special this Sunday when the Komets host Allen. Coupons for a 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 Meijer Family Night game.
Get your tickets early-- Tickets are on sale at the Coliseum Ticket Office. Group plans, flex tickets and more information is available at the Komet office at 1010 Memorial Way in Fort Wayne, at Komets.com or at 260-483-0011.