Justin A. Cohn

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  • Justin A. Cohn, pro sports coordinator for The Journal Gazette, has been covering the Fort Wayne Komets since 1997. His reporting includes game stories from home and away, features about the players and personalities associated with the Komets, plus coverage of issues affecting hockey at all levels. A native of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Cohn graduated from Emory University in Atlanta. He can be reached at 260-461-8429 or by email at [email protected].

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April 18, 2008


Jerad Shaw

I was watching the b2 as well, and thought that was the puck. Once the mask comes off, it is dead. Good call by Langdon. Ramsey obvioulsy made a great call in his staring goalie. Pool has a great glove. I would suggest the K's to go glove side on Issac.

Jerad Shaw

24-9 shots. Mr. Cohn, get into the dressing room. Do they not realize they can go glove side?? He isn't Clayton Pool. The are the exact opposite when it comes to strengths!


What did Al do to get the boot? I'm going to guess one of the magic words? Did he atleast earn the shower and throw stuff on the ice?

Justin Cohn

If you saw the print edition today, I said Reichmuth is weak with the glove. ... I think he used the old word from Bull Durham. That's what I've heard, anyway.


What part of rule 9.5 do you and Langdon not understand?

"When a goalkeeper has lost his helmet and/or face mask AND HIS TEAM HAS POSSESSION OF THE PUCK, the play shall be stopped immediately to allow the goalkeeper the opportunity to regain his helmet and/or face mask. When the opposing team has possession of the puck, PLAY SHALL ONLY BE STOPPED IF THERE IS NO IMMEDIATE AND IMPENDING SCORING OPPORTUNITY."

Justin Cohn

See comment two posts above. It was a loose puck. You could make an argument, since it's off a rebound, that Muskegon was the closest thing to a possessor. I'd have to see the replay again, this was 7 hours ago, but it's not like there was a breakaway and his helmet came off.

Jungle Monkey

Shouldn't there have been a faceoff with one second on the clock in the case that this was the correct call?

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