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Tailing the Komets

Hello from Kalamazoo

4,300 school kids here today, and it's a sellout. It's also already very loud. 

I'll do my best to keep you updated. If you haven't had a chance, please check out the Will Lacasse story today.   You can read it here. 

Heard named POW

Two more coming in

The Lake Erie Monsters have sent forward Garrett Meurs and defenseman Gabriel Beaupre to the Komets. Meurs, 5-11, 172 pounds, was scoreless in three games with Lake Erie, and Beaupre, 6-2, 196, was scoreless in four games.

The Komets were missing forwards C.J. Severyn, Nathan Condon and Kaliegh Schrock at practice this morning because of injuries. It's doubtful any of them will play Wednesday in Kalamazoo, and neither will the two new guys because they are getting their physicals tomorrow and will not have practiced with the Komets.

First Stanford Ratings

The Stanford System connects and compares the teams, and develops a "Rating," based on the results of this season's games.  For each game, the system considers who won, the margin of victory, and the location of the game.  The "Schedule" column indicates the ranking of each team's schedule difficulty for games played to date.  To predict the most probable outcome of an upcoming game, first add the indicated "Home Edge" to the home team's rating, then compare the two teams' ratings.  The team with the higher rating is the most probable winn

For all teachers, need some help, please

Notice for all teachers, or parents who can let their teachers know: For the second year in a row, Komets Kare Package will be collecting letters from school children to send in the care packages we distribute to service men and women overseas. I'm bringing this up now because Veterans Day is approaching and maybe that might inspire some of the children. Last year we collected over 400 letters, and we'd like to at the very least hit that again. You can send your collection of letters to Blake Sebring, The News-Sentinel, 600 W. Main St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802.

Halloween team party

Here's Shawn Szydlowski and Kaleigh Schrock from Dumb and Dumber with Mike Embach as Coach Ditka.

Joey Leach vs. Eric Kattelus