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K's GM asks for patience; affiliation update

Komets general manager David Franke knows the fans are getting a little antsy. With the nucleus of last season’s team, which was...

July 18, 2018 9:00 pm


Bartus from K's to Greenville?

A well-placed source told me tonight that Garrett Bartus, who had been with the Komets, is signing with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits.

July 18, 2018 8:20 pm


Ex-Komet Thomas signs AHL deal

Former Komet Kyle Thomas has signed a deal with the AHL's Utica Comets, the team announced. Thomas last skated with Fort Wayne in...

July 17, 2018 10:30 pm


Komets get 2-time Kelly Cup champion goalie

Kelly Cup-winning goaltender Lukas Hafner and center Kevin Miller have signed with the Komets for the 2018-19 season, the club announced...

July 16, 2018 2:10 pm


Ex-Komet Chaulk renews contract as Brampton coach

Colin Chaulk, the former Komets captain, has renewed his contract as coach of the ECHL’s Brampton Beast. This will be his fourth...

July 15, 2018 12:39 pm


Maggio re-signs with AHL team

Daniel Maggio, who split time last season between the Komets and Tucson of the higher-level American Hockey League, has re-signed with...

July 12, 2018 8:50 pm


Former Komet Larraza retires

Zac Larraza, who had seven goals and 25 points in 34 games last season with the Komets, announced he is retiring from hockey at the age...

July 10, 2018 8:40 pm


Komets re-sign Sol, Crunk

Defenseman Cody Sol and forward Taylor Crunk are back in the fold for the Komets, agreeing to terms and being added to the preseason...

July 2, 2018 7:00 pm


Komets sign Schaafsma, 2 others

The Komets continued their rebuilding Thursday but signing three players, including captain Jamie Schaafsma and defensemen Jason Binkley...

June 28, 2018 2:30 pm


Coyotes partner with Norfolk

The NHL’s Arizona Coyotes, who parted ways with the Komets as their NHL affiliate earlier this month, will now work with the...

June 25, 2018 10:00 pm


If you like fireworks

As many of you know, Komets coach Gary Graham has another job running Pyromaniac Fireworks. He asked I get the word out that he and Baer...

June 21, 2018 9:00 pm


Szydlowski doesn't rule out return to K's

I asked Shawn Szydlowski about the possibility of returning to the Komets, as so many players in this type of situation before have, and...

June 20, 2018 11:40 pm


Graham will be back for Komets' rebuild

The Komets are in for a rebuild, that's clear after ECHL MVP Shawn Szydlowski became the latest to sign to play overseas, but coach Gary...

June 20, 2018 10:50 am


Komets lose ECHL's MVP Shawn Szydlowski

Shawn Szydlowski, the ECHL's leading scorer and MVP last season, will not be returning to the Komets.

June 20, 2018 9:14 am


K's break with Coyotes, add players

After the playoff run had ended, Komets general manager David Franke had stated he wanted to renew the affiliation with the NHL’s...

June 18, 2018 7:10 pm