The Fort Wayne Komets and the Allen Americans were members of the Central Hockey League before both joined the ECHL. Through happenstance, they haven’t actually faced each other since 2012 before facing off in the ECHL Western Conference Finals this month.
Absence, it appears, has not made their hearts grow fonder. Just, like, nastier.
The Komets and Americans have had a physical series punctuated with a few fights and one that we all kinda wish would have happened: a 36-player brawl during warm-ups that nearly was sparked before cooler heads prevailed.Read More »from Pregame warm-ups brawl nearly sparked in ECHL playoff game