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Tailing the Komets

Ks to televise 12 road games

The Komets, in conjunction with MyTV Fort Wayne, announced Wednesday that 12 road games during the 2013-14 season have been selected to be telecast live on the station's Fort Wayne digital and cable channels.

21Alive's Tommy Schoegler and Kent Hormann will handle play-by-play duties during the season.  Schoegler will also host SoundOff with the Komets for the third consecutive season starting Oct. 14 on 21Alive.  Sound Off with the Komets will be telecast live from Champions Bar and Restaurant in downtown Fort Wayne each Monday night at 7:30 throughout the year.

“MyTV Fort Wayne is the perfect free local TV outlet for our area’s premier sports franchises,” says WISE/WPTA President & General Manager Don Osika.  “Our partnership with the Komets continues to grow and Tommy’s passion for the team will really show through.  The result is a great opportunity for fans to further connect with the team and station.”

The MyTV Komet Hockey broadcast schedule begins with the Komets' game at Evansville Sunday, Oct. 27 and concludes with the Komets' tilt at Toledo Friday, April 4. 

“We’re always excited when we can bring new platforms for Komet fans to ‘Join the Krowd’ and follow the team on the road," Komets vice president of marketing and sales Scott Sproat said.  "The schedule of games on MyTV will allow fans a chance to see some of the ECHL’s other venues and compliment Bob Chase’s radio broadcasts in providing fans with yet another opportunity to stay connected to the boys.  The partnership with 21Alive that has resulted in the ‘SoundOff with the Komets’ show and coverage has been fantastic and we’re looking forward to Tommy Schoegler and Kent Hormann making these broadcasts on MyTV appointment television here in Northeast Indiana.”

Games scheduled to be broadcast live on MyTV

Presented by Parkview Sports Medicine, SportONE and AWP Sports

Sunday, Oct. 27                  Komets at Evansville IceMen         6pm ET

Friday, Nov. 1                     Komets at Las Vegas Wranglers    10pm ET

Saturday, Nov. 2                 Komets at Las Vegas Wranglers    10pm ET

Sunday, Nov. 24                  Komets at Evansville IceMen   6pm

Saturday, Dec. 7                 Komets at Reading Royals            7pm ET

Saturday, Dec. 28               Komets at Evansville IceMen         8pm ET

Friday, Jan. 10                    Komets at Toledo Walleye             7pm ET

Wednesday, Jan. 29            Komets at Wheeling Nailers           7pm ET

Wednesday, Feb. 12           Komets at Cincinnati Cyclones       7:30pm ET

Saturday, March 8               Komets at Kalamazoo Wings         7:30pm

Sunday, March 16               Komets at Toledo Walleye             5pm ET

Friday, Apr. 4                      Komets at Toledo Walleye             7pm ET

All games presented by MyTV Fort Wayne will be carried over the air on digital channel 33.2 and on cable channels Comcast SD 18 and 252, Comcast HD 1018, Direct TV 34, Dish Network 56, Frontier SD 9 and Frontier HD 509.



Wed, 09/18/2013 - 1:25pm

Pretty cool except for Hormann calling the games....

Matt Allen
Wed, 09/18/2013 - 1:28pm

Talk about a road game on TV. Great Justin Hodgmen game footage it starts at 6:35 and runs until 8:50. The guy on the mic is funny. You have to watch the whole thing and listen, you will not belive his one shift. #snake-bitten.


Thu, 09/19/2013 - 3:48pm

Today, on the ECHL website, the kalamazoo Wings announced that they will be affiliated with NHL teams Vancouver and St. Louis ( also Utica and Chicago of the AHL).  Those affiliations go along with Cincinnati's affiliations with NHL teams Florida and Nashville ( also San Antonio and Milwaukee of the AHL) as well as Toledo's affiliations with Detroit and Chicago of the NHL (Grand Rapids and Rockford of the AHL), and Evansville's affiliation with Columbus of the NHL  (Rockford of the AHL).

So now the entire division has lined up with parent teams.  Except the Komets, that is.

David Franke, in an interview by Glenn Marini (WANE-TV) on August 29 2012, said "the way to do business in the ECHL is to have an affiliate."


I don't have a problem with being independent.  The control of your roster is important at any time, but especially during the playoffs.  My only thought is that this will be a good litmus test on putting that theory to work.