Mike Embach (LW)
Fort Wayne Komets
||Orland Park, IL
Profile: 2007-08-- Made his college debut with Ferris State CCHA.
2010-11-- Completed his college career of four seasons with Ferris State scoring totals of 132 gp, 27g, 31a, 58pts, 145pim. Made his pro debut skating five AHL games with Texas.
2011-12-- Made his ECHL debut with Chicago.
2012-13-- Had a career year with Cincinnati ECHL ranking third on the Cyclones with 18 goals, fifth with 34 points in 55 games. Led Cincinnati in the playoffs with 17 points (5g, 12a) in 17 games.
2013-14-- Started the season appearing in five games with Cincinnati before being traded to Gwinnett 11/13/13 where he scored six goals and 10 points in 11 games. Traded to Fort Wayne 12/12/13. Honored with the 2013-14 Bud Gallmeier Memorial Trophy for Community Service Award. Honored with the Komets' 2013-14 Unsung Hero Award. Finished with a career year high of 28 goals, 25 assists and 53 points in 68 games. Led Komets in playoffs with five assists (tied Shawn Szydlowski).
2014-15-- Agreed to terms and re-signed by Fort Wayne 6/30/14. Participated in Chicago's AHL training camp. Released and added to the Fort Wayne roster 10/6/14. Called up to Norfolk AHL 3/3/15. Returned to Fort Wayne 3/9/15. Led the Komets with 46 assists during regular season. Received four Komet team player awards for the year: Community Service Award, True Komet Award, Mr. Hustle Award and Defensive Forward Award. Led the Komets in playoffs with eight assists and 13 points.
2015-16- Started the year with a brief appearance with Sweden before returning to the States and joining the Fort Wayne training camp 10/8/15. Registered his 200th pro point (assist) 11/28/15 vs Toledo. Named ECHL Player of the Week for 12/21-27/15. Scored his 100th career goal 1/23/16 at Cincinnati. Called up to Chicago AHL 2/25/16. Released from Chicago and returned to Fort Wayne roster 4/3/16. Won Fort Wayne's True Komet Award for the third consecutive year.