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K’s rally for OT win in Texas


Mathieu Curadeau scored a goal early in overtime to lift the Komets to a 3-2 win over the Texas Brahmas on Sunday in North Richland Hills, Texas.

After the Komets (16-18-5) scored twice in the third period to send the game into the extra session, Curadeau scored the game-winner at the 1:31 mark.

The Komets (16-18-5) won all three of their weekend games, have won seven in a row on the road and improved to 9-9-2 for the seaon in road games.

Fort Wayne trailed 1-0 entering the third period when Tab Lardner tied the score at 6:11.

Texas (20-14-5) retook the lead just more than a minute later on a goal by Brian Ihnacak.

The Komets’ Frankie DeAngelis scored the tying goal to send the game into overtime at 16:08.

Texas’ Alex Curan put the Komets down 1-0 just 26 seconds into the first period.

Nick Boucher stopped 22 of 24 shots for the Komets.

Wayne Savage stopped 33 of 36 shots for Texas.