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Komet Michael Houser Snags ECHL Goaltender of the Month

January 7, 2018 - ECHL (ECHL) - Fort Wayne Komets News Release

Fort Wayne, IN-- The ECHL announced Thursday that Komet goalie Michael Houser has been named Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Month for December.

Houser, 25, appeared in 11 games and posted a record of 9-1-0, 1.92 goals-against average and stopped 292 of 312 shots for a .939 save percentage.

The Youngstown, Ohio native recorded two shutouts and allowed no more than two goals in nine of his 10 starts. Houser completed December with a six-game home winning streak after snagging victories in all six December home games started.

Houser is under contract with Tucson of the American Hockey League and finished December with a 14-4-2 record, 2.60 goals-against average and .912 save percentage after 23 games in his first season with Fort Wayne.

Houser has also logged ECHL stints with Cincinnati and Manchester for a total of 121 career ECHL games and an overall record of 68-40-10 with seven shutouts, 2.55 goals-against average and .917 save percentage. The netminder also has a record of 32-26-4, a 2.88 goals-against average, a .901 save percentage and three shutouts in 72 AHL career games with Cleveland, Ontario and San Antonio.

The Komets will skate three games in three nights this weekend starting with a 7:35pm faceoff Friday night at Indy. The Komets complete their home-and-home series against the Fuel Saturday when Indy visits for a 7:30pm faceoff on Sweetwater Ice at the Memorial Coliseum. Sunday the Komets finish week 13 with a trip to Wheeling for a 3:05pm matinee at WesBanco Arena (5,200).

Family Four Pack, 4 for $55 Night Saturday -- Fans can take advantage of a 4-for-$55 offer at this Saturday's home game against Indy courtesy of Midwest America Federal Credit Union. Get four tickets, four hot dogs, four soft drinks, four chips for only $55 when purchasing the Family Four Pack at the Memorial Coliseum Ticket Office.

Komet Hockey on WOWO -- Komet games are scheduled to air on WOWO AM 1190 and FM 107.5. All radio broadcasts also stream live at Komets.com presented by OmniSource Radio Recycle. Fans are invited to follow the action as Shane Albahrani handles the play-by-play.

Get your tickets early - Tickets are on sale at the Coliseum Ticket Office and online at ticketmaster.com. Season Tickets also remain on sale at the Komet office at 1010 Memorial Way in Fort Wayne. For more information visit Komets.com or call 260-483-0011.

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