Updated: Tuesday, 08 May 2012, 8:25 AM EDT
Published : Monday, 07 May 2012, 8:17 PM EDT
CLICK ON THE VIDEO TAB FOR WANE'S COVERAGE (CLIP 1), EXTENDED FIRST PERIOD HIGHLIGHTS (CLIP 2), THE TITLE CELEBRATION (CLIP 3), MORE ON ICE CELEBRATING (CLIP 4) AND POST GAME INTERVIEWS (CLIP 5).
FORT WAYNE - The Komets are the Ray Miron Presidents' Cup four games to one over Wichita after defeating the Thunder in game five 6-3 at the Coliseum on Monday night.
It is the first CHL title for the Komets, who now have nine overall titles in 60 years of hockey.
Wichita actually scored the first goal on a penalty shot by Aaron Davis at 2:29 in the first.
The Komets immediately fired back with Colin Chaulk, Kaleigh Schrock, Frankie DeAngelis (powerplay), and Bobby Chaumont finding the net to take a 4-1 lead.
Wichita would cut the lead to 4-2 at 9:45 on a goal from Matt Robinson but Mike Vaskivuo would counter with a Fort Wayne goal at 14:27 to up the Komets lead to 5-2 after one.
The second period saw the Komets score again at 6:28 when Chaumont would score to increase the lead to 6-2.
Thomas Beauregard of Wichita would score an unassisted goal at 9:07 in the third frame to cut the lead to 6-3.
The Komets wouldn't allow another goal in the final 10+ minutes of the game, earning a 6-3 victory to clinch the series.
Nick Boucher stopped 22 of the 25 shots he faced.
Forward Mike Vaskivuo was named the playoff MVP.
The Komets annual jersey auction to benefit local charities is set for Thursday night at the Coliseum with the gates opening at 6:30 p.m.
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