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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, November 14, 2011 Komets home for double-header weekend Gems visit Friday,
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 14, 2011

     

     

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Monday, November 14, 2011

     

    Komets home for double-header weekend
    Gems visit Friday, Mallards here Saturday
    Gain split of pair at Rapid City

    Fort Wayne, IN -- The Komets completed week four of 2011-12 splitting a pair of games at Rapid City Friday and Saturday nights.

    The short two-game series at the
    Rushmoore Plaza Civic Center Arena in South Dakota began with a 5-2 Rush win Friday night.  The Komets rebounded with a 7-2 victory Saturday.  Earlier in the week the Komets crushed the Gems at Dayton Tuesday night 8-2.  For the week the Komets offense outscored the opposition 17-9 while dominating in the shots department 109-68.

    The Komets enter week five of the CHL campaign at 4-4-0 for eight points and fourth place in the Turner Conference, seven points behind first-place Missouri with two games in hand.

    Komets of the week-- Bobby Chaumont scored a goal and added six assists in the three games played for a seven-point week....Jamie Milam (3g, 2a), Brett Smith (1g, 4a) and Colin Chaulk (2g, 3a) each posted three-point weeks.....Artem Podshendyalov (2g, 2a), Chris Auger (2g, 2a) and Frankie DeAngelis each registered four points for the week.  Five players contributed points in each of the three games including Milam, Smith, Chaumont, Auger and DeAngelis.....Goaltender Nick Boucher appeared in all three games (2-0-0) stopping 47 of 52 shots for a 2.15 goals-against average and .904 save percentage.  Boucher has won his last two starts and has appeared in four straight games.

    Streaking Komets--
    center Brett Smith has scored points in each Komet game played except opening night for a seven-game point streak (4g, 6a)…..defenseman Frankie DeAngelis is riding a four-game point streak (3g, 2a) and has points in six of eight games played…..three-game point streaks for forward Chris Auger (2g, 2a) and defenseman Jamie Milam (3g, 2a).

    Special K's-- The Komets scored five power play goals on 15 chances for a 33.3% rating for the week and move up to the third-best power play in the CHL at 25.7% (9/35).

    GAMES THIS WEEK
    Komets start week on the road at Ford Center in Evansville
    -- The Komets begin a stretch of three games in three nights this week when they visit Evansville Thursday for an 8:15pm ET start.  It will be the second of seven trips to Evansville this year.  The Komets dropped a 5-2 decision to the IceMen Nov. 5 when the two teams met for the second time this season for the IceMen's home opener at the new Ford Center .  Evansville handed the Komets a 5-0 setback for Fort Wayne 's home opener Oct. 22.  The red hot IceMen are riding a five-game winning streak and are unbeaten in regulation yet this season in seven games (6-0-1) after taking three straight wins over Dayton last week.

    Gems visit Friday- The Dayton Gems visit for an 8pm faceoff Friday.  It's the second of 14 meetings this season and the first of seven Dayton visits to Fort Wayne .  In the first meeting of the season the Komets upended the Gems 8-2 last Tuesday at Hara Arena in Dayton .  The Gems are coming off three straight losses to Evansville last week and are winless in their last four games (0-3-1).  Dayton hosts Bloomington Thursday before traveling to Fort Wayne Friday.

    Friday night Marathon Nights --
    Continuing
    this year, Friday nights are Marathon Nights at Komet home games.  Fans can take advantage of buy-one-get-one-free ticket offers for any Friday night home game.  Fill Up Cards are available at all participating Marathon stations. 

    Komets host Mallards Saturday-- The Komets will host the Quad City Mallards Saturday at 7:30pm at the Memorial Coliseum to complete the weekend home double-header.  It's the second meeting of nine this year and the second of four Quad City visits to Fort Wayne .  Quad City clipped the Komets 3-2 in their first visit of the season Nov. 6.  The Mallards enter the week on a two-game loosing streak after dropping games at Wichita and at Tulsa last Friday and Saturday nights.  Quad City is 1-4-0 in their last five outings.  The Mallards host Bloomington Tuesday and Friday before making the trip to Fort Wayne Saturday.

    Blaze visit for Thanksgiving--  The Komets will host their 50th straight home Thanksgiving night game on Nov. 24 at 7:30pm when the Bloomington Blaze come to town.  The traditional affair always draws a huge crowd so fans are encouraged to get their tickets early.

    Hottest Ticket In Town-- Tickets for all 60th Anniversary Komet home games are on sale at the Coliseum Ticket Office and online at TicketMaster.  The Komets offer discounts on group tickets sold at the Komet office at 1010 Memorial Way .  For more ticket information visit the Komet office, call 260-483-0011 or visit the Komets' website at www.komets.com

    INC Soundoff with the Komets Monday nights -- The Komets, along with Indiana 's News Center and title sponsor
    PHP, present a live weekly televised sports program on Monday nights at 7:30 on WPTA TV 21 Alive.  The show is televised live from Wrigley Field Bar and Grill each week throughout the 2011-12 season with INC's Tommy Schoegler as host.  Komet players and personnel will serve as co-hosts during the half-hour program.  The show will also feature highlights, interviews, call-ins and special segments.  Tonight, Nov. 14, forwards Jesse Bennefield and Chris Auger will be special guests.

    60th Anniversary Komet Hockey on WOWO -- The Komets and WOWO Radio News-Talk
    1190 AM have partnered once again for 2011-12.  Broadcaster Bob Chase will call the action for his 59th consecutive season radio-rinkside.  All games broadcast on radio, home and away, can be heard online at Xfinity KometCast.  Most games will be broadcast on WOWO Radio News-Talk 1190 AM with ESPN Radio AM 1380 as an alternative when scheduling conflicts occur.

    KOMETS PLANNER

    • Thursday, Nov. 17........Komets at Evansville IceMen, 8:15 ET
    • Friday, Nov. 18............ Dayton Gems at Komets, 8pm ET
    • Saturday, Nov. 19........ Quad City Mallards at Komets, 7:30pm ET
    All games broadcast on News Talk 1190 WOWO and webcast free at www.komets.com at Xfinity KometCast.

    Komet practice schedule

    Tuesday, Nov. 15............
    Wednesday, Nov. 16.......
    Thursday, Nov. 17...........
    Friday, Nov. 18...............
    Saturday, Nov. 19...........
    Monday, Nov. 21.............

    10am-noon at the Coliseum
    10am-noon at the Coliseum
    10am-10:30am at the Coliseum
    10:30am-11am at the Coliseum
    10:30am-11am at the Coliseum
    10am-11:30am at Lutheran Health Sports Center

    CHL STANDINGS thru games of 11/13/11
    Turner Conference
    TEAM                GP   W    L    OTL   PTS   WPCT   GF    GA    PIM    HOME    ROAD    L-TEN   STREAK  
    Missouri            10   7    2      1    15   .750   40    26    234    1-1-1   6-1-0   7-2-1   0-1-0   
    Evansville          7    6    0      1    13   .929   26    12    149    2-0-0   4-0-1   6-0-1   5-0-0   
    Rapid City          10   6    3      1    13   .650   36    33    195    3-1-0   3-2-1   6-3-1   0-1-0   
    Fort Wayne          8    4    4      0     8   .500   27    25    180    2-2-0   2-2-0   4-4-0   1-0-0   
    Dayton              9    2    4      3     7   .389   26    38    151    1-2-1   1-2-2   2-4-3   0-3-1   
    Quad City           8    3    5      0     6   .375   24    31    156    0-2-0   3-3-0   3-5-0   0-2-0   
    Bloomington         7    1    4      2     4   .286   19    32    99     1-3-1   0-1-1   1-4-2   0-4-2   
    TOTALS              59   29   22     8    66   .559   198   197   1164   -       -       -       -       

    Berry Conference
    TEAM                GP   W    L    OTL   PTS   WPCT   GF    GA    PIM    HOME    ROAD    L-TEN   STREAK  
    Wichita             10   8    2      0    16   .800   39    28    214    5-1-0   3-1-0   8-2-0   0-1-0   
    Tulsa               11   6    4      1    13   .591   38    34    160    3-1-1   3-3-0   5-4-1   2-0-0   
    Allen               9    5    2      2    12   .667   30    23    140    1-2-0   4-0-2   5-2-2   4-0-0   
    Rio Grande Valley   9    5    4      0    10   .556   26    24    138    4-3-0   1-1-0   5-4-0   2-0-0   
    Texas               9    5    4      0    10   .556   23    23    105    4-2-0   1-2-0   5-4-0   4-0-0   
    Arizona             10   2    5      3     7   .350   25    39    245    1-3-1   1-2-2   2-5-3   0-2-2   
    Laredo              9    3    6      0     6   .333   24    35    157    2-5-0   1-1-0   3-6-0   0-2-0   
    TOTALS              67   34   27     6    74   .552   205   206   1159   -       -       -       -       

    FORT WAYNE KOMETS TEAMSTATS thru games of 11/13/11 
    #     PLAYER              POS  GP  G   A   PTS  +/-  PIM  PPG  PPA  SHG  SHA  GWG  FG  OTG  UAG  ENG  SHOG  SHOA  SHO%   SHOTS  SPCT 
    15    Chaumont, Bobby     RW   8   2   10  12   +6    0    1    2    0    0    0   1     0   0   0    0      1    .000   30     .067 
    41    Smith, Brett        C    8   4   6   10   +4   21    2    2    0    0    0   0     0   0   0    1      1    1.000  20     .200 
    55    Podshendyalov, Art  LW   8   4   3   7    -2    6    1    1    0    0    1   0     1   1   0    1      2    .500   20     .200 
    14    DeAngelis, Frankie  D    8   3   4   7     0    8    1    3    0    0    0   0     0   0   0    0      0    .000   15     .200 
    60    Milam, Jamie        D    8   3   4   7    -2    2    1    4    0    0    1   0     0   0   0    0      1    .000   24     .125 
    91    Chaulk, Colin       C    8   3   3   6    -3   13    1    2    0    0    1   0     0   0   0    0      1    .000   13     .231 
    61    Auger, Chris        F    8   2   3   5    +1    2    0    1    0    0    0   0     0   0   0    0      1    .000   29     .069 
    64    Rizk, Jean-Michel   RW   5   3   0   3    +1    9    0    0    0    0    0   1     0   1   0    0      0    .000   13     .231 
    44    Thomas, Leo         C    8   1   2   3    +2   10    0    1    0    0    0   0     0   0   0    0      1    .000   17     .059 
    21    Bennefield, Jesse   LW   4   1   2   3    -2    4    1    1    0    0    0   1     0   0   0    1      1    1.000  8      .125 
    7     Lovell, Jamie       D    2   1   1   2    -1    0    1    0    0    0    1   0     0   0   0    0      0    .000   6      .167 
    4     Molle, Dustin       D    8   0   2   2    +5   17    0    0    0    0    0   0     0   0   0    0      0    .000   11     .000 
    29    Thorne, Stephon     LW   6   0   2   2    +1    9    0    0    0    0    0   0     0   0   0    0      0    .000   7      .000 
    79    Schrock, Kaleigh    RW   8   0   1   1    -1   31    0    0    0    0    0   0     0   0   0    0      1    .000   15     .000 
    10    Mele, Tom           F    6   0   1   1    +1    7    0    0    0    0    0   0     0   0   0    0      1    .000   9      .000 
    43    Henley, Brent       D    6   0   1   1    +1   23    0    0    0    0    0   0     0   0   0    0      0    .000   7      .000 
    34    Llewellyn, Tristin  D    5   0   1   1    -2    4    0    0    0    0    0   0     0   0   0    0      0    .000   7      .000 
    23    Molle, Bryant       D    8   0   0   0    +3    4    0    0    0    0    0   0     0   0   0    0      0    .000   8      .000 
    33    Boucher, Nick       G    7   0   0   0     0    0    0    0    0    0    0   0     0   0   0    0      0    .000   0      .000 
    8     Starenky, David     D    3   0   0   0    +3    4    0    0    0    0    0   0     0   0   0    0      0    .000   3      .000 
    35    Beech, Kevin        G    2   0   0   0     0    0    0    0    0    0    0   0     0   0   0    0      0    .000   0      .000   
                                   GP  G   A   PTS  +/-  PIM  PPG  PPA  SHG  SHA  GWG  FG  OTG  UAG  ENG  SHOG  SHOA  SHO%   SHOTS  SPCT 
          TOTALS                   8   27  46  73   +15  180   9   17    0    0    4   3     1   2   0    3      11   .273   263    .103 
    #       GOALIE              GP  MIN     W  L  OTL  SO  GA  GAA   SHOW  SHO  SHOGA  SHOAA  SAVES  SPCT 
    33      Boucher, Nick       7   383:23  4  2  0    0   18  2.82  1     1    2      11     169    .904 
    35      Beech, Kevin        2   97:28   0  2  0    0   7   4.31  0     0    0      0      26     .788 
            TOTALS              8           4  4  0    0   25  3.13  1     1    2      11     195    .886 

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