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K-Wings sign first three players of season

Kalamazoo Wings have been clamoring for weeks, wondering when the K-Wings would announce the signings of players for the upcoming season. The wait is over. The K-Wings announced the signings of three players, all of whom have previous ties to the team. Last year’s team captain, Elgin Reid, will be returning for his third season with the team. Reid scored ... Read More »

K-Wings announce pre-season schedule

Players trying to secure a roster spot this season with the Kalamazoo Wings will have plenty of opportunities to impress director of hockey operations/head coach Nick Bootland and general manager Jim Burlew this October, as the K-Wings will lace up their skates for three preseason contests. With training camp slated to start on Monday, October 7th, players will only have ... Read More »

Rival player named assistant coach for K-Wings

KALAMAZOO — If Kalamazoo Wings fans thought they had seen the last of Fort Wayne Komets player Colin Chaulk, they need to think again. After spending 10 of his 15 professional seasons with the Komets, where he was a part of six championships, and being a major thorn in the side of the K-Wings for years, Chaulk retired this past ... Read More »

K-Wings announce 2013-14 schedule

KALAMAZOO- The ECHL Reading Royals defeated the Stockton Thunder for the Kelly Cup just a few short weeks ago, but the league is already looking forward to next season as the 2013-14 schedule was released yesterday afternoon. Celebrating their 40th season, the Kalamazoo Wings will kick off the season on the road against the Evansville IceMen on Friday, October 19th.   ... Read More »

Amazing Race has Kalamazoo connection

KALAMAZOO — As if being professional athletes wasn’t enough of an adventure, brothers Bates and Anthony Battaglia wanted to flex their athletic muscles in another way: by trying out to be contestants on the CBS reality show The Amazing Race. They were chosen to appear on the show and were one of 11 teams that took off last night for ... Read More »

Shorthanded K-Wings defeat Cyclones 4-1

CINCINNATI, Ohio — If taking on the first place team in the division wasn’t enough for the Kalamazoo Wings, the flu bug posed another challenge for them on Monday afternoon as they battled the Cincinnati Cyclones. Two players, defenseman Kyle Page and forward Wesley Myron, were out of the line and defenseman Sam Ftorek left the game in the second ... Read More »