Komets Add Forward On Loan From Peoria

By Dean Pantazi - 21Alive
By Eric Dutkiewicz - 21Alive

Credit: Peoria Rivermen

Garrett Vermeesch

December 31, 2013 Updated Dec 31, 2013 at 7:33 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) - Ahead of their annual New Year's Eve game, the Fort Wayne Komets have added another forward to their roster.

Garrett Vermeersch will be on loan from Peoria Rivermen of the Southern Professional Hockey League. He will be in the lineup Tuesday night against Toledo.

Vermeersch led the Rivermen and ranks third in the SPHL with 14 goals, and leads the team and ranks fourth in the league in points (27).

Vermeersch, 24, of Macomb, Mich., was called up for one game by Greenville earlier this season.

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