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Komets to Utilize Traditional "C" Spelling, be Renamed Comets

Saturday, April 1st
Komets to Utilize Traditional "C" Spelling, be Renamed Comets

Fort Wayne, IN – The Fort Wayne Komets announced this morning, Saturday, 4/1, that the team will be renamed “Comets,” utilizing the more widely-accepted spelling of comets with a “C” instead of the traditional Komets with a “K” beginning with their home game tonight. “Although original ownership’s reasoning for spelling Komets with a “K” is endearing and well-intentioned, we feel that after almost 71 seasons today is the time for the change.  The Komets will adopt the “Comets” with a “C” immediately tonight for our home game against South Carolina.  After years of discussions with local educational, occupational, and therapeutic groups, we have decided that we were only fooling ourselves in today’s environment by hanging onto the old moniker.  Today, spellcheck and auto-correct are simply making it too misleading to face the day with the non-traditional spelling.”.  - Comets EVP/Ko-Owner, Scott A. Sproat As technology continues to have a growing impact on education and hands-on learning, the Comets look forward to activating and engaging their fan base in a fresh new way suitable for today’s environment.  In fact, to demonstrate this new commitment to hands-on learning, the Comets have teamed up with 4-Ever Roofing to allow the game jerseys worn during tonight’s historic game to be auctioned via silent auction at the game with proceeds benefiting the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, one of the nation’s leading hands-on educational facilities.  Single-game tickets for the ongoing 2022-2023 season are on sale NOW at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum ticket office and ticketmaster.com. The Comets face off against the South Carolina Stingrays in a rematch of the 2020-21 ECHL Kelly Cup Finals tonight, Saturday, April 1st at 7:30 pm.  Click for more information (note:  internet domain, social media accounts, letterhead, mastheads, press headers, etc. all remain “with a K,” as today’s change would not yet have had time to integrate throughout all areas of operations)

See Comets Schedule       See Comets Roster    Comet Hockey on WOWO-- Fans can follow the action with Shane Albahrani broadcasting play-by-play on WOWO AM 1190 and FM 107.5. Game broadcasts are also streamed live at Komets.com.   Get Comet Tickets—Tickets are available for all Comet home games at the Memorial Coliseum ticket office and Ticketmaster.com 

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