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Tailing the Komets

Shaf is on the bench tonight

J.M. Rizk is a scratch

He's been dealing with a concussion.

Dale is out

Komets forward Jason Dale is out indefinitely after he re-injured his groin during Wednesday's game. He had an MRI today but the results are not yet known.

Nathan Martine and Sy Nutkevitch will be activated for Friday's game.

Southorn loaned to Hamilton

From a Komets press release:

Awful first period

Seems like the only group that can make it's way through the Wings' NZT is the Auger, Marino and Ouellet line. Everybody else is dump and chase, and no one can recover the puck. Wings are doing a great job of moving it quickly out of their own zone. Couple of sloppy and obvious penalties by the Komets.

Not good so far. Boring hockey, too. No entertainment value whatsoever.

Jason Dale

NHL players in the Olympics

I understand the Olympics are a pain in the backside for NHL teams which are shut down for three weeks in the middle of the season. I also understand that the Olympics are probably the greatest marketing tool and best chance to introduce the sport to new fans. I also want to see the best athletes possible at the Olympics.

So the question is, do you want NHL players in the next Olympics? Why or why not?

Hockey House one-day camp


Camp details:

Vitucci steps down in Toledo

From a Walleyes press release:

TOLEDO, OH - Toledo Walleye Head Coach Nick Vitucci is stepping down from
the position he has held for almost five years. He has given his
resignation, which is effective immediately, to Toledo Walleye President and
General Manager Joe Napoli.

Meisner honored by ECHL

From an ECHL press release:

High school city championship

This Wednesday night at Canlan is the Memorial Cup Championship Game.  Leo takes on Carroll beginning at 7:00 pm.  We will have some awards presentation starting around 6:45 pm.  Top 5 scorers, top 3 goaltenders, and the 1st and 2nd all city teams.

This coming weekend begins the Indiana State High School Hockey Invitational.  Games are in Fishers and South Bend.   The state finals for all 5 classes will be here in Fort Wayne on Saturday March 8th.

Inside The Zone for Feb. 24

Stanford Ratings for Feb. 24