Graham Steps Down as Komets Head Coach

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The Fort Wayne Komets have announced that Gary Graham has stepped down as head coach. The team says it will honor the final year of his contract while he looks for another job in hockey.

Graham's contract ends after the 2019-20 season. The team is conducting a search for Graham’s successor.

Since his start with the team in 2008, Graham served as an assistant coach for four years, and as head coach and director of player personnel since 2013.

 Graham holds a Fort Wayne head coaching career record of 251-130-51 for 553 points and a .640 winning percentage over 432 regular season games.

"Gary did a great job during his 10 seasons with the Komets," Fort Wayne's Governor and President Michael Franke said in a news release.  "We will honor the final year of Gary's contract. This will give him the opportunity to land a new position in the hockey world while still under contract."

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