Fort Wayne, Ind. - The Fort Wayne Komets announced that defenseman Corbin Baldwin and forward Semyon Babintsev have signed contracts for the 2021-22 season.
Baldwin played 28 games last season with Kansas City. The 30-year-old has skated 419 professional games in the American Hockey League, Central Hockey League and ECHL, amassing 618 penalty minutes. The Winnipeg, Manitoba product has also played 107 games in Europe with the Guildford Flames of the Elite Ice Hockey League. Before heading to Europe in 2018, Baldwin played three seasons with the Idaho Steelheads.
Babintsev has played the majority of his pro career overseas, skating in Kazakhstan, Russia, Czech Republic, Poland and China. The 26-year-old has also had stints in the ECHL with Utah and Newfoundland, putting up career-best numbers with the Growlers during the 2018-19 season, registering 22 points (11g-11a) in 32 games.