Komets defenseman Brandon Warner returned to the lineup after missing 14 games with a knee injury. The Komets played without defenseman Sergei Durdin (neck) and center Mathieu Curadeau (groin).
Defenseman Brent Henley also didn't play due to illness.
- Justin Hodgman, a rookie from Erie of the Ontario Hockey League, skated with the Komets and should sign a contract in the coming days.
- Tyler Sims, the son of Komets coach Al Sims, signed with Reading of the ECHL. He just finished his season at Providence, where he was 13-15-4 with a 2.53 goals-against average and a .907 save percentage.
- The auction of the Komets' camouflage jerseys, worn March 8, raised $10,304 for the Special Operations Warrior Foundation.
-- By Justin A. Cohn, The Journal Gazette