Komets add Flanagan and Hope, waive Siiro and Halme

Sean Flanagan

 The Komets announced Wednesday the following player moves:


Defenseman Sean Flanagan has been acquired in a trade for future considerations from Greenville. Forward Kyle Hope has signed a PTO and has been added to the Fort Wayne roster and Forward Ryan Siiro and defenseman Oskari Halme have been placed on waivers.


Flanagan, 26, is a second-year pro since completing a four-year collegiate stint with Minnesota State University-Mankato in 2016-17.  The defenseman helped lead the Mavericks to two WCHA Championships and was named WCHA All-Academic Honoree.  The Kindersley, Saskatchewan native also was named WCHL Scholar-Athlete for his sophomore, junior and senior seasons while earning a spot on the 2013-14 All-Rookie Team.  Flanagan appeared in 50 games with Greenville this season scoring 13 assists and accumulating 12 penalty minutes.


Hope, 25, is expected to make his pro debut tonight when the Komets host Wichita.  The London, Ontario native finished his five-year collegiate career this year leading the University of Windsor Lancers with 11 goals, 17 assists and 28 points in 27 games.


Ryan Siiro skated 33 games with the Komets scoring a goal and adding five assists.


Oskari Halme scored three assists in seven games during his pro debut with Fort Wayne.


Komets home for three— The Komets will host the Wichita Thunder tonight at 7:30 and Friday at 8pm before welcoming the ECHL-leading Cincinnati Cyclones Sunday at 5pm.


Season Ticket Recycling Night Wednesday— Wednesday is another Season Ticket Recycling Night when the Komets host the Wichita Thunder.  Komet Season Ticket Holders will be able to exchange any unused Komet tickets from previously scheduled home games this year for tickets to the game Wednesday.

Deuces Wild Wednesday— It’s also Deuces Wild this Wednesday.  Pepsi Zone tickets are two for $22 and fans can get $2 beers and $2 sodas all night.


Pink the Rink nights Friday and Sunday— The Komets and Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer again partner this year for the eighth annual “Pink the Rink” nights to fight breast cancer and promote awareness for early detection and treatment.  The Komets will wear pink jerseys for the annual affair Friday against the Wichita Thunder and again Sunday when the Cincinnati Cyclones visit.  The jerseys will be sold during a silent auction during both games.  Also “Pink the Rink” autographed player pucks will be sold for $10.00 each. Proceeds will be donated to the Vera Bradley Foundation and the effort to promote awareness and raise funds for breast cancer research.


Kids Seat Free Night Friday—  Once again this season the Komets will feature Kids Seat Free Nights.  A Kids Seat Free Night is scheduled for this Friday’s home game courtesy Aunt Millie’s, Lutheran Health Network and the Komets. Any child under the age of 12 can see the game for free with a full-priced adult ticket purchase.

Meijer Family Night Sunday— The Komets present Meijer Family Night at every Sunday home game this season. Coupons for a 4-for-$36 ticket offer are available at all Meijer locations around the Fort Wayne area.  Also, fans can bring their skates for a free open skate after each Meijer Family Night game.


Komet Hockey Tickets–  Single game tickets for all Komet regular season home games are on sale at the Coliseum Ticket Office.  Enjoy several discount plans designed especially for your next group, or check out Komets Flex Tickets.  For more information visit Komets.com, call 260-483-0011

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