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Makarov to NHL?

Andrey Makarov, who spent most of the season with the Komets, is likely to be called up to the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday, according to reports.

To be knowledge, he would be the first former Komet to go to the NHL since Zach Sikich was an emergency backup with Anaheim.

The last former Komets play to actually get into a game was Steve Gainey, but he only played once for the Komets. Eric Boulton was the last former Komet to become an NHL regular.

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Justin A. Cohn, pro sports coordinator for The Journal Gazette, has been covering the Fort Wayne Komets since 1997. His reporting includes game stories from home and away, features about the players and personalities associated with the Komets, plus coverage of issues affecting hockey at all levels. A native of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Cohn graduated from Emory University in Atlanta. He can be reached at 260-461-8429 or by email at jcohn@jg.net.

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