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Komets blow away Cyclones 8-0

Wednesday, April 20th
Komets blow away Cyclones 8-0

Fort Wayne—The Komets rallied from a 0-2 series deficit with an 8-0 thrashing of the Cyclones and cut Cincinnati’s series lead to 2-1 at Cincinnati Wednesday night.

The Komets came out flying with three first period goals by Alex Belzile, Troy Bourke and Kyle Thomas. Fort Wayne added four more markers in the second period as Belzile again opend the period with a goal, chasing Cyclone starting goaltender Brad Thiessen. Shawn Szydlowski then hit the net with a pair of tallies before Garrett Thompson sent the game into the second intermission with the Komets owning a commanding 7-0 lead.

Paul Crowder capped the game with the Komets’ eighth goal in the third period and the Komets finished with an 8-0 playoff victory. It was the first time the Komets have reached eight goals in a playoff game since April 17, 2007 at Chicago.

Komet goalie Pat Nagle earned the shutout making 21 saves. Cincinnati’s Brandon Whitney finished with 12 saves on 16 shots in relief.-scoresheet-The Komets will skate games 4 and 5 of the ECHL Western Conference quarterfinals best-of-seven series at Cincinnati Friday and Saturday at 7:35 each night. If a sixth game is necessary it will be played in Fort Wayne on Monday, April 25 at 7:35pm. A game 7, if needed, will be played in Fort Wayne Wednesday, April 27 at 7:30pm.

2016 ECHL KELLY CUP WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTER-FINALSFORT WAYNE KOMETS VS CINCINNATI CYCLONESCincinnati leads best-of-seven series 2-1Game 1- Friday, April 15..................Cincinnati 3 at Fort Wayne 2Game 2- Saturday, April 16.............Cincinnati 3 at Fort Wayne 2Game 3- Wednesday, April 20........Fort Wayne 8 at Cincinnati 0Game 4- Friday, April 22..................Fort Wayne at Cincinnati, 7:35pm ETGame 5- Saturday, April 23.............Fort Wayne at Cincinnati, 7:35pm ET Game 6- Monday, April 25..............Cincinnati at Fort Wayne, 7:30pm ET *Game 7- Wednesday, April 27.......Cincinnati at Fort Wayne, 7:30pm ET **If necessary.

Komet Playoff Hockey on the air-- All games are scheduled to be broadcast on WOWO Radio AM 1190 and FM 105.7. Broadcasts can also be heard at Komets.com presented by OmniSource.

Get tickets-- Season Tickets for 2016-17 are on sale at the Komet office at 1010 Memorial Way in Fort Wayne. For information visit www.komets.com or call (260) 483-0011.

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