Updated: Monday, 07 May 2012, 4:33 PM EDT
Published : Monday, 07 May 2012, 3:36 PM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, IN. - "We're treating tonight like it's game seven." That's the way Komets center Brett Smith says he and his teammates will approach game five of the Presidents' Cup Finals against the Wichita Thunder.
Extreme? Maybe. But at playoff time, there's no need to take any chances, especially against a team that finished with the CHL's best regular season record. But by winning games one and two in Wichita, this the scenario the Komets put themselves in - multiple chances to close out the series at home. A safety blanket of a schedule.
Game four was a far cry from the previous three contests in which the Komets rolled to 18 total goals. The 4-3 loss featured six shots that hit the post for the K's, frustrating yes, but in no way enough to force panic. The players remain confident - having already put Saturday's loss past them.
The puck drops tonight at the Coliseum at 7:30. Currently there are still 1,500 tickets available for tonight's game. If necessary, game six will be Friday night in Wichita.
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