Fort Wayne, IN-- The Komets battled the Indy Fuel Saturday night in a game that saw leads by each team dissipate into overtime.Indy led at the end of the first frame 2-1 on goals by Kyle Stroh and Rhett Bly with a tally by Fort Wayne's Trevor Cheek sandwiched in between.In the second period the Komets dominated with three unanswered markers. Cheek scored his second of the game followed with a pair by Jordon Southorn. The Fuel answered with a pair by Garett Bembridge and Bly's second of the game.Dylan Clarke gave Indy a 5-4 at 11:18 of the third but the Komets fought back with goaltender Pat Nagle pulled for the extra attacker and Peter Sivak sent the match into overtime with 56 seconds remaining in regulation time.In the Komets' first three-on-three overtime Alex Belzile scored the game winner with assists from Drew Daniels and Shaw Szydlowski, his four of the night, with 22 seconds remaining in the extra stanza to the delight of a home crowd of 7,695.-See Scoresheet-The Komets took a sweep of a weekend home double-header against intrastate rival Indy and remain unbeaten at 4-0-0 after the first four games of 2015-16.
Nagle finished with his second win of the year stopping 22 shots while Mac Carruth fell to 1-0-1 allowing six goals on 53 shots.The Komets will be idle until they face the Fuel again at Indy Friday, Oct. 30 at 7:35pm. The Komets will be home Halloween night for a 7:30 faceoff against the Cincinnati Cyclones in the week ahead.
Tickets for Komet home games are on sale at the Coliseum Ticket Office and online at TicketMaster.com. Discounted Group tickets are also on sale for all Komet home games at the Komet office at 1010 Memorial Way. Season tickets for 2015-16 also continue on sale at the Komet office. Call the 260-483-0011 or visit komets.com for more information.Kids Seat Free Saturday-- The Komets will feature the first Kids Seat Free Night of the season when the Cyclones visit for Halloween 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. Komets on the air-- Most Komet games are scheduled to be aired on WOWO AM 1190 and FM 92.3 as Bob Chase broadcasts Komet hockey play-by-play for his 63rd consecutive season. All Komet radio broadcasts can also be heard worldwide as presented by Omni Source Radio Recycle at www.komets.com. This Friday's road game at Indy will be aired on WOWO Radio while Saturday's game against Cincinnati will be broadcast on ESPN Radio AM 1380.Soundoff With The Komets continues this year on 21Alive in Fort Wayne. The 30-minute live telecast is hosted by Tommy Schoegler from SportOne/Parkview IceHouse each Monday night at 7:30 throughout the season. This Monday night's will be Komet general manager David Franke.
See the Komets Wednesday at Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery in Jefferson Pointe. Komet legendary mascot Icy will be on hand with Komet stars Mike Embach, Pat Nagle, Cody Sol and Drew Daniels for photos, autographs, great food, friends and fun! See the Komets at The Tilted Kilt from 6:30pm-8pm Wednesday, Oct. 281!