Fort Wayne beats their in-state opponent on Friday night, 5-2. They are 2-0-0 against the Fuel and 0-5-0 against everybody else.
In additional player movement, the Komets waived forwards Joseph Widmar and Kevin Miller.
The Komets will become the Blacksnakes for the games this weekend in honor of the 122nd Fighter Wing during Military Appreciation Weekend sponsored by Big City Cars.
Fucale appeared in four games with the Komets since the start of the season (1-3-0) and registered a goals-against average of 4.23 and .853 save percentage.
Fort Wayne is in last place in the ECHL standings as they lose to rival Toledo, 3-2. The Komets dropped both games of the home-and-home set with the Walleye and are now 1-5-0 on the year (their only winning was on opening night).
After a scoreless first period the Komets yielded four goals to the visiting Walleye on Friday night and never recovered in an eventual 7-3 loss at War Memorial Coliseum.
In front of 10,067 fans at Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne loses to the Wings, 5-2. The home team gave up all five goals in the third period.
Anthony Petruzzelli scored Fort Wayne's lone goal on a Friday night as the Komets fell 2-1 at Kalamazoo.
The Komets will square off against rival Kalamazoo twice this coming weekend, including Saturday's home opener at War Memorial Coliseum.
The Komets announced today that they have traded defenseman Jeff King to the Idaho Steelheads for the rights to forward Justin Kea.
Fort Wayne’s Taylor Crunk has been suspended for two games and fined an undisclosed amount as a result of his actions against the Cincinnati Cyclones on Saturday.
The Komets announced today that they have acquired forward J.C. Campagna from the Allen Americans of the ECHL in a trade for cash.