C.J. Severyn, a left wing who had 34 goals and 79 points in 109 ECHL games over the last two seasons with Orlando, is a now a member of the Komets.
To raise awareness for ALS, I accepted the challenge of co-worker Greg Jones and took the Ice Bucket Challenge. So did the entire Cohn clan. Check out the video.
If you are interested in this sort of thing, here is a lawsuit that was filed against the ECHL by the CHL, in which it is alleged the ECHL tried to "poach" the Rapid City Rush and Allen Americans.
Former Komets player Kevin Kaminski has been hired to coach the Portland Junior Pirates.
Goaltender Ben Meisner, who played last season for the Komets, has signed to play with Allen of the CHL this season.
The Fort Wayne Federals, a junior team in the Minnesota Junior Hockey League, will play two games at Memorial Coliseum this season.
As the Denver Cutthroats did Wednesday, the CHL's Arizona Sundogs have also suspended operations and will not play this season with the hope, allegedly, being that they return in 2015-16. All their players are free agents.
The CHL's Denver Cutthroats have gone dormant for the upcoming season and are looking to secure investors for the 2015-16 season.
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The Komets were in need of a defenseman who can score and hit and they got one today – and he should be familiar to fans of the team – with the signing of Matt Krug.
The ECHL has partnered with NeuLion Inc. to provide line and on-demand content to internet-connected devices that will be available on multiple devices, including PCs and iOS.
Former Komets foward Scott Fleming will skate this season with the Fife Flyers in the United Kingdom.
The U.S. Under-18 Select Team defeated Sweden 5-4 in overtime to earn third place in the Hlinka Memorial Cup in Piestany, Slovakia. Wolcottville’s Karch Bachman scored a breakaway goal in the third period to make it 4-2 before Sweden scored two unanswered goals to send the game into overtime.
Rookie defenseman Ian Barteaux and forward Eric Faille have signed with the Komets, the team announced today.
The U.S. Under-18 Select Team, which includes Karch Bachmann of Wolcottville, defeated Finland 9-4 on Wednesday and finished pool play with a 2-1 record. The U.S. plays Canada on Friday in the semifinals at Piešťany, Slovakia.
As expected, the American Hockey League?'s Lake Erie Monsters and Grand Rapids Griffins will play an exhibition game at Memorial Coliseum at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4.
A co-worker just came across a Journal Gazette advertisement from 1956. What were the Komets' ticket prices? Reserved seats were $1.25 to $2.50. General admission? That was 70 cents. Wowsa.