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Tailing the Komets

Leach update

He'll have surgery Monday and recovery time is expected to be completed in July. He is expected to be able to play again. 

The Komets activated Ian Barteaux off injured reserve to take his spot in the lineup.

The first round playoff schedule will be 2-3-2 format

Game 1: Friday, April 17 Fort Wayne 8 p.m.

Game 2: Saturday, April 18, Fort Wayne 7:30 p.m.

Game 3: Wednesday, April 22, Kalamazoo 7 p.m.

Game 4: Friday, April 24, Kalamazoo 7:30 p.m.

Game 5: Saturday, April 25, Kalamazoo 730 p.m.

Game 6: Monday, April 27, Fort Wayne 7:30 p.m.

Tough break


Bad news for the Komets as defenseman Joey Leach left the ice at the end of the third period after being inadvertently stepped on over his right wrist. Did not look good.

Komets trail 3-0 early

Here's the first goal against Pat Nagle.

All-ECHL teams announced

2014-15 All-ECHL First Team

Jeff Jakaitis, South Carolina Stingrays (36 gp, 25-8-2, 2.01 GAA, .922 save pct.)
DMike Little, Florida Everblades (60 gp, 13g, 40a, 53 pts., +43)

This is important

For anyone going to Kalamazoo on Friday.

WANE's Wednesday highlights

Will named to ECHL all-Rookie team

He's 15-8-4 in 27 appearances this season, and he has gone 11-3-2 in his last 16 decisions. Under contract to the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League, Will ranks seventh in the league, and is first among rookies, with a 2.45 goals-against average and his .919 save percentage is fourth in the league.

but Faille did not make it despite averaging better points per game than anyone who was named and a plus-minus that is plu-12 better than every other rookie.

One Legendary Night


For Lamplighters Hockey from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at The Summit, 1025 W. Rudisill

Nagle is coming back

Pat Nagle got to play last Friday for Rochester in a game at Iowa, giving up six goals on 37 shots as the Americans lost 6-0. They were out-shot 37-22. The next night, with a different goaltender in net, the Americans lost 7-2 and were out-shot 38-14. Rochester is 2-8 in its last 10 games.

He's been released from his tryout contract and is on his way back to the Komets.

Stanford Ratings for April 6