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Komets force game 7

Monday, April 25th
Komets force game 7

Fort Wayne, IN-- The Komets edged the visiting Cincinnati Cyclones Monday night at the Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne 2-1 in overtime to force a game 7 of the best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinals. The decisive game will be played Wednesday at 7:30pm in Fort Wayne.

After a scoreless first period Monday the Komets opened the second frame with a power play marker by Alex Belzile at 1:02. Nearly 29 minutes of scoreless hockey elapsed before Cincinnati's Andrew Yogan solved Komet goaltender Pat Nagle at 9:55 of the third period and knotted the game at 1-1 to set up the third straight overtime of the series.Cincinnati was called for penalties at 4:29 and 4:56 of the extra session. Fort Wayne took advantage of the two-man advantage as Garrett Thompson scored the game winner at 5:30 to give the Komets the win and even the series at 3-3 with the seventh and final game Wednesday.

Nagle earned the win stopping 23 of 24 shots while Cincy's netminder Brad Thiessen was given the loss making 39 saves on 41 shots.

The Komets finished 2/9 on the power play while the Cyclones were 0/9.

Tickets for Wednesday's game go on sale Tuesday morning at 10:00 at the ColiseumTicket Office and online at www.ticketmaster.com

-Scoresheet-

2016 ECHL KELLY CUP WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTER-FINALSFORT WAYNE KOMETS VS CINCINNATI CYCLONESBest-of-seven series tied 3-3Game 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 3 at Cincinnati 2 (2OT)Game 5- Saturday, April 23............. Fort Wayne 4 at Cincinnati 5 (2OT)Game 6- Monday, April 25...............Cincinnati 1 at Fort Wayne 2 (OT)Game 7- Wednesday, April 27........Cincinnati at Fort Wayne, 7:30pm ET

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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