Komets 5, Vipers 3
AUBURN HILLS, MI. (AP) _ Igor Chibirev scored two goals as the Fort Wayne Komets posted their first victory of the season in 10 attempts with a 5-3 win over the Detroit Vipers in an IHL game Saturday.
Detroit scored early on Mark Major’s sixth goal of the season at 9:14 of the first before the Komets scored four of the next five goals.
In addition to Chibirev, John Purves, Ian Boyce and Paul Willett scored for the Komets. Jay Mazur and Stanislav Neckar also scored for the Vipers.
Fort Wayne (1-8-1) converted two of seven on the power play, while Detroit (8-3-1) went 0 for 7 before 11,167 at The Palace of Auburn Hills.