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Komets announce playoff roster

Tuesday, April 10th
Komets announce playoff roster

Fort Wayne, IN-- The Komets announced their playoff roster for the 2018 ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs Tuesday. The Fort Wayne roster includes 24 players. 19 players are on the active list while two are on the reserve list and three are on the Eligible list.

Players on the active roster are:Forwards-- Mason Baptista, Gabriel Desjardins, Dennis Kravchenko, Shawn Szydlowski, Justin MacDonald, Anthony Petruzzelli, Garrett Thompson, Phelix Martineau, Justin Hodgman.

Defensemen-- Jason Binkley, Dan Maggio, Curtis Leonard, Bobby Shea, Cody Sol, Ryan Culkin, Ryan Lowney and Kevin McKernan.

Goaltenders-- Michael Houser and Garrett Bartus.

Players on the Reserve list are forwards Jamie Schaafsma and Marco Roy. Placed on the Eligible list are forwards Trevor Cheek, Artur Tyanulin and Zac Larraza.

The Komets and Cyclones will open their first round best-of-seven Central division semifinals series Saturday, April 14 on Coliseum Sweetwater Ice at 7:30pm. It will be a best-of-seven series under a 2-3-2 format with Fort Wayne having home ice advantage. It will be the third time the Komets and Cyclones have met in an ECHL playoff series. Cincinnati defeated the Komets 4 games to 2 in a second round series in 2014. Fort Wayne eliminated the Cyclones 4 games to 3 in a first round series in 2016.

2018 ECHL KELLY CUP CENTRAL DIVISION SEMIFINALSFORT WAYNE KOMETS VS CINCINNATI CYCLONESBest-of-seven seriesGame 1- Saturday, April 14...........Cincinnati at Fort Wayne, 7:30pm ETGame 2- Sunday, April 15.............Cincinnati at Fort Wayne, 6:00pm ETGame 3- Thursday, April 19.......... Fort Wayne at Cincinnati, 7:35pm ETGame 4- Saturday, April 21...........Fort Wayne at Cincinnati, 7:35pm ETGame 5- Sunday, April 22.............Fort Wayne at Cincinnati, 3:05pm ET*Game 6- Tuesday, April 24............Cincinnati at Fort Wayne, 7:30pm ET*Game 7- Wednesday, April 25......Cincinnati at Fort Wayne, 7:30pm ET**If necessary.All games on WOWO AM 1190, FM 107.5 and streaming live at www.komets.com.

Get your tickets early-- Tickets for the first two Komet home playoff games are on sale at the Coliseum Ticket Office. Season tickets for 2018-19 are also on sale a the Komet office at 1010 Memorial Way in Fort Wayne. For more information visit the Komet office, Komets.com or call 260-483-0011.

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