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Tailing the Komets

Notes from practice

[gallery]* Nick Boucher said he felt pretty good today after having to miss last Satudray's game with back spasms. These are also pictures of Nick's new mask. The three-headed dog on the front is Cerberus, the guard dog of Hades. On the back of his helmet, he has the words, "Get in the way," along with a horseshoe and a Komets logo. There's also a skull on top of the mask and the Boucher family code of arms on the chin. The mask was painted by

* Brad MacMillan is definitely out this weekend after getting his left pinky sliced open last week. It's actually healing pretty well.

* Konstantin Shafranov is working on his conditioning, and coach Al Sims said Shafranov will likely be a game-time decision on Friday.

* Mathieu Curadeau has a minimum of three games left in Norfolk this week and then may be returned to the Komets. Sims said there is no agreement to send the Komets another player if the Admirals decide to keep Curadeau. He has two goals and two points in nine games with 13 penalty minutes.

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Tue, 12/16/2008 - 9:02pm

Seriously cool mask, there. Love Cerberus. Very apt. And I'm all for heraldry. Are you sure that's just a skull on the top? Because it looks more like a "terminator", which would also be totally wicked.

Tue, 12/16/2008 - 10:55pm

He just said it was a skull, but I like your story better.