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Komets ground Wings 3-1

Saturday, October 17th
Komets ground Wings 3-1

The Komets completed the season opening weekend with a 3-1 victory Saturday night in Fort Wayne for a successful sweep of the Kalamazoo Wings to start the season. After spoiling the Wing's home opener Friday night 5-3 at Kalamazoo the Komets returned home to follow with a win over the Wings and pleased a Coliseum crowd of 8,881 at the home opener.The Komets surrendered the first goal of the game at 5:35 of the first period when Kalamazoo's Adam Phillips beat Fort Wayne goaltender Pat Nagle with a power play tally. The Komets rallied with two markers in the first at 7:52 by Peter Sivak and again at 13:30 by Trevor Cheek to send the game into the first intermission with Fort Wayne on top 2-1.

After no scoring in the second frame Fort Wayne forward Shawn Szydlowski hit an open net with Kalamazoo netminder Joel Martin pulled for the extra attacker at 18:40 to seal the win for the Komets.Nagle earned the win stopping 19 of 20 Kalamazoo shots while Martin suffered his second straight loss allowing two goals on 40 shots.-see Scoresheet-The Komets head into the second week of the young campaign with a 2-0-0 record and will host Indy next weekend on back-to-back nights Friday and Saturday. -See Komets Schedule-

Tickets for Komet home games are on sale at the Coliseum Ticket Office and online atTicketMaster.com. Season tickets for 2015-16 continue on sale at the Komet office at 1010 Memorial Way in Fort Wayne. Call the Komet office at 260-483-0011 or visit komets.com for more information.Komets on the air-- Komet games are scheduled to be aired on WOWO AM 1190 and FM 92.3 as Bob Chase takes to the microphone for his 63rd consecutive season announcing Komet hockey play-by-play radio rinkside. All Komet radio broadcasts can also be heard worldwide as presented by Omni Source Radio Recycle at www.komets.com.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 Tommy's guest will be Komet play-by-play announcer Bob Chase and, for this Monday night, will actually air from the Field House.See the Komets Wednesday at Tucanos Brazilian Grill 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 Tucanos from 6:30pm-8pm Wednesday, Oct. 21!

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