The Komets announced this morning that forwards Mitch Woods and Matt Syroczynski are returning to Fort Wayne. Woods, a 5-foot-10 175-pound forward, was part of the Komets 2008 title team as a rookie before playing with Cincinnati in the ECHL for 12 games last year. Syroczynski, a 6-5, 225-pound forward, played the last two years in Cincinnati after playing his 2006-07 rookie season in Fort Wayne.
Woods scored 15 goals and 36 points while earning 297 penalty minutes with the Komets in 2007-08. He had one goal and 41 penalty minutes in 12 games last year with Cincinnati before he quite the team and returned home to Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.
After leaving the Komets, Syroczynski scored 55 goals and 90 points in 102 games over two years with the Cyclones.
The signings give the Komets 20 players under contract, including 11 forwards, seven defensemen and two goaltenders. Training camp starts Oct. 5.