Komets Hall of Famer Primeau Dead At 77

By Eric Dutkiewicz - 21Alive

May 29, 2014 Updated Dec 8, 2014 at 7:01 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) - Reggie Primeau, a charter member of the Fort Wayne Komets Hall of Fame died Wednesday, the franchised announced Thursday.

He was 77 years old.

Primeau was a center for the Komets for eight seasons, and was a member of the franchise's first International Hockey League Turner Cup Championship team in 1963. He was also part of the 1965 championship team.

While in Fort Wayne, Primeau scored 200 goals, 342 assists and 542 points in 452 regular season games.

The Saskatachewan native retired in 1969, and lived in Fort Wayne for the rest of his life.

He was inducted into the Komets Hall of Fame in 1987. His No. 12 is also retired by the Komets.

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