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Komets add pair to preseason roster

Monday, August 26th
Komets add pair to preseason roster

Fort Wayne, IN-- The Komets announced Monday that defensemen Will Petschenig and Kyle Haas have agreed to terms and been added to the preseason roster.

Petschenig (PET-shuh-nig), 24, has skated the last three seasons with Geneve in the Swiss league.  Last year the Manotick, Ontario native also spent time with Chaux-de-funds and Biel in the Swiss league.  He also collected the Spengler Cup championship with Team Canada.  Prior to turning pro, Petschenig recorded four seasons of juniors in the OHL.  He claimed the 2015 OHL championship with Oshawa and in 2015-16 the defenseman completed his juniors career with season highs of five goals, 17 assists, 22 points and 128 penalty minutes in 68 games with Saginaw.  

Haas, 25, has signed a tryout agreement after finishing a four-year collegiate career as captain of the University of Windsor in USports (University Sport Conference in Canada) last season. The Oromocto, New Brunswick native previously recorded four years of juniors while skating stints with Saskatoon, Moncton and Grand Falls from 2011-2015 amassing totals of 30 points and 392 penalty minutes in 185 games.

Petschenig and Haas move the Fort Wayne preseason roster to 20 players including 12 forwards, seven defensemen and one goaltender.  Komets preseason rosterGame date changed-- The Komets game originally scheduled for Feb. 26 at Kalamazoo has been moved to Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Kalamazoo at 7pm.

Komets to face Nailers in two preseason tilts-- The Komets will face the Wheeling Nailers in two exhibition games.  The home-and-home practice series starts Friday, Oct. 4 at Wheeling at 7:05pm ET.  The Komets will host the Nailers Saturday, Oct. 5 at 7:35pm ET on Sweetwater Ice at the Memorial Coliseum completing the preseason slate.

68th season opener Oct. 12-- The Komets will open the 68th season of Komet Hockey on Saturday, Oct. 12 when the Kalamazoo Wings visit for a 7:35pm faceoff.See Komets schedule

Season tickets for 2019-20 are on sale now at the Komet office at 1010 Memorial Way.  Single game tickets will go on sale in September.  For more information visit Komets.com or call 260-483-0011.

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