The Fort Wayne Komet won the game, but might have lost a major player Satuday afternoon. The Komets held on to beat Kalamazoo 6-5, but goaltender Marco Cousineau left the game with 6:50 remaining with a pulled groin injury.
"We'll just have to see,'' Komets coach Al Sims said. "It looks serious, and obviously he couldn't put any weight on it whatsoever and when he kicked his right pad out to make that save he tried to push himself up and there was nothing there. We're looking at
I don't want to say how long, but with pulled groins you just never know, as we found out last year with Dustin Molle. You just never know, especially with a goalie.''
Cousineau was unable to put any weight on his right leg after the game, and had to use crutches to get around the locker room. He finished with 31 saves on 35 shots before being injured and replaced by Charlie Effinger.