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Tailing the Komets

Franke: Chaulk was face of Komets' franchise


Fri, 04/12/2013 - 11:47am

Your leadership ability shown on and off the ice. Thank you for giving us everything you had. Your coaching career will be just as successful as your playing career! A born coach!!!

Fri, 04/12/2013 - 2:12pm

As a fan, season ticket holder, and a admirer of anyone who blends skill, passion, and the willingness to share with others,  I would like to add my best wishes  to Colin Chaulk.

To me, not many accolades are better than the description " when he was on the ice, he made everyone on the ice better".  Colin Chaulk did just that.

There are too many roads to travel when trying to define Chaulk and his career.  However I feel safe in writing that Chaulk showed his leadership by his actions, his words, and his being an example on and off the ice.

Some people are born to do things.  Chaulk's talents were God-given.  His championships and captaincy through all these years are proof he was right where he was destined to be. We have been fortunate to watch his csreer blossom . 

Now, with this announcement,  we can pay tribute to the man.  We can hope and pray that whatever malady sped his decision to be made much too soon, he will be healed so his life will get back to normal.

I am so happy that he achieved his 1000th point. 

The retirement of his #91 is an honor, to be sure.  I hope I can be there when they raise #91 to its proper spot, and I'm sure that Colin Chaulk will be last of of the "old time Komets". 

Minor league hockey just doesn't seem to have time for veteran players anymore.  It's sad.  Maybe someday the powers that be will realize that throwing players away just because of age or experience is just another form of descrimination. 

So, thanks Colin Chaulk.  May your ovation be long, your illness be short, and your future in coaching be successful.

Alan Hines.

Fri, 04/12/2013 - 2:50pm

Best of luck in your new endeavors Colin....we have watched you play during the past 7 years we have been here.  I hope wherever you coach it will further your career.

Sat, 04/13/2013 - 9:46am

Thanks for making watch Komet hockey so enjoyable.  You were the best of the best.  You will be missed by so many people. Your health is the most important thing and I pray for a speedy and complete recovery. Thanks #91.