Here are some statistics that indicate what kind of roll the Komets are currently on.
Goaltender Kevin St. Pierre has eighth straight games. St. Pierre holds the UHL Koemts record with 10 straight wins set last January. Pokey Reddick won 15 straight games for the IHL Komets in 1993.
During the eight-game streak, St. Pierre has given up only 12 goals with a .947 save percentage. During December he is 8-2-0 with a .927 save percentage. During his winning streak, St. Pierre has improved his season goals from a 3-5-1 record with a 3.02 goals against average and .893 save percentage to 12-5-1 2.32 goals against average and .918 save percentage.
A shutout would have given St. Pierre 16 for his career and would have established a UHL record for a career, a record he holds with Muskegon 's Joe Dimaline who retired in 2003. The Komets coughed up the puck in their own zone, and Quad City's Glenn Detulleo scored with 1:18 left in the third period.
One reason for the Komets' hot streak has been the play of captain Colin Chaulk who scored two goals Monday night and has 17 points in 12 December games. That trails only linemate Mark Smith who assisted both of Chaulk's goals and has 18 points in 10 games during December.
Another area the Komets have improved up on is in special teams. Their penalty kill has scored at least one goal in eight of their last nine games, 11 goals overall in that stretch.