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Komets burn Fuel 2-1 in Thanksgiving Shootout

Thursday, November 27th
Komets burn Fuel 2-1 in Thanksgiving Shootout

Fort Wayne, IN-- The Komets clipped the visiting Indy Fuel 2-1 in a shootout Thursday at the Memorial Coliseum in front of a Thanksgiving night crowd of 6,798. It was the 54th Turkey night game in the traditional history of the Fort Wayne club. The Komets improved their home Thanksgiving record to 34-16-4.Garret Meurs scored his first goal of the season at 5:45 of the second period after a scoreless first period to give the K's a 1-0 lead. That lead vanished in the third when Indy's Robert Czarnik finally solved Fort Wayne netminder Pat Nagle with 6:48 remaining on the clock.After a scoreless overtime, the Komets outscored the Fuel in the shootout 2-1 on five attempts for each team to take the win and improve to 12-4-0 on the season. Indy fell to 3-8-4. Eric Faille and Shawn Szydlowski found the twine in the shootout for the Komet win.Nagle collected the win to improve to 8-3-0 on 28 saves and four out of five stops in the shootout. Indy's goaltender Mac Carruth suffered his 3rd loss of the season making 31 saves in regulation and overtime.-Gamesheet-

Friday the Komets travel to Kalamazoo (6-6-2, 14 points) for a Black Friday 5pm start at Wings Stadium. Fort Wayne leads the series 4-1-0 after a 3-1 win at the Coliseum last Friday night. Kalamazoo is winless in their last five outings (0-4-1). The Wings are tied with Cincinnati and Wheeling for third place in the North Division and trail the Komets by 10 points after 14 games. Kalamazoo is idle this week until they host the Komets Friday. Saturday the Komets return home for Orlando's only visit of the season at 7:30pm. The Solar Bears (10-6-2, 22 points) are on a roll of four straight wins and are 7-1-0 after their last eight games. Saturday's match is the first of three meetings this year. The Komets will visit the Bears for a pair of games in February. Orlando skates at Toledo Friday before visiting Fort Wayne Saturday.

KIDS SEAT FREE Saturday-- Saturday's Komet home game against Orlando is another Kids Seat Free Night, 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.

Schrock, Embach, Szydlowski, Nagle at Tilted Kilt Tuesday-- Fans will have a chance to visit with Komet players Kaleigh Schrock, Mike Embach, Shawn Szydlowski and Pat Nagle Tuesday, Dec. 2, at the Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery in Jefferson Pointe (4541 Illinois Road) in Fort Wayne from 6:30pm-8pm. All Komet fans are welcome to take advantage of many photo opportunities and autographs.

Komets Ticket information-- Komets tickets may be purchased at the Coliseum Ticket Office or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Discounted Group Tickets are also on sale for all Komet home games at the Komet office at 1010 Memorial Way. For more information on Komet single game tickets and group tickets, call 260-483-0011 or visit www.komets.com or call 260-483-0011.

Komet Hockey on WOWO Radio and OmniSource Radio Recycle on the web-- Bob Chase is celebrating his 62nd season behind the Komet microphone this year. Follow the Komets on WOWO Radio AM 1190 and FM 92.3. All Komet

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Indy Fuel @ Fort Wayne Komets
Sunday, March 3rd
Indy Fuel @ Fort Wayne Komets
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Wheeling Nailers @ Fort Wayne Komets
Friday, March 8th
Wheeling Nailers @ Fort Wayne Komets
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Wheeling Nailers @ Fort Wayne Komets
Saturday, March 9th
Wheeling Nailers @ Fort Wayne Komets
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