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K-Wings drop weekend finale to Brampton

The Kalamazoo Wings (6-7-1-0) were victorious in their two games at Wings Event Center this weekend. The weekend ended on a sour note, however, as they lost in their first-ever game against the Brampton Beast (5-6-1-0). On Friday, the K-Wings hosted the Evansville IceMen (3-7-0-0). After a scoreless first period, the K-Wings pulled ahead of the IceMen scoring two goals …

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K-Wings thumped by Monarchs

The Manchester Monarchs (4-4-0-0) made the most of their first-ever visit to Wings Event Center on Tuesday night. The Kalamazoo Wings (4-6-1-0) got off on the right foot as Alex Mallet scored just sixteen seconds into the opening period. Just over two minutes later, the Monarchs jumped on the scoreboard as Troy Power knotted the game at one goal each. …

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K-Wings take two of three over weekend

The Kalamazoo Wings (4-5-1-0) headed into Sunday afternoon’s contest with the Fort Wayne Komets (6-3-0-0) on a two-game winning streak. On Friday night, the K-Wings outlasted the Wheeling Nailers (4-4-0-0) by a score of 4-3. Dane Fox, Adam Phillips (2) and Ludwig Blomstrand scored in the winning effort. Traveling from West Virginia to Indiana, the K-Wings battled the Komets on …

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Thunder storm back; snatch victory from K-Wings

The school bell rang early for the Kalamazoo Wings (2-4-1-0) and the Adirondack Thunder (7-0-0-0) on Education Day at Wings Event Center Wednesday morning, and the Thunder taught a lesson on perseverance. K-Wings net minder, Joel Martin, fresh off being named as the ECHL Goaltender of the Week, was 63 seconds from a shut-out victory when the Thunder sprang to …

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K-Wings win two in a row

After winning their first game of the season with a 4-3 victory over the Indy Fuel on Tuesday night, the Kalamazoo Wings (2-4-0-0) kept the good times rolling on Friday with a victory over the Cincinnati Cyclones. The K-Wings Justin Taylor put the good guys on the board midway into the opening period with his first goal of the season. …

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K-Wings winless in four games to start the season

The Kalamazoo Wings are winless in their first four games of the season. After dropping a 5-2 decision to the Toledo Walleye at home on Friday night, the K-Wings found themselves on the short end of a 4-1 loss to the Cincinnati Cyclones on Saturday night. On Friday, the K-Wings received goals from Tyler Shattock and Alex Mallet. The Walleye …

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K-Wings winless over weekend

K-Wings goaltender Joel Martin stops one of the 41 shots he faced on Saturday night in Fort Wayne.  Photo courtesy of the Fort Wayne Komets.           The Kalamazoo Wings (0-2-0-0) kicked off their 42nd season of professional hockey this past weekend, but the results were not quite what they were hoping for. The first puck drop …

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K-Wings add NHL experience to roster

Training camp has started for the Kalamazoo Wings but the signings continue. The team announced the signing of NHL veteran Steve McCarthy yesterday afternoon. McCarthy joins Kalamazoo with 15 years of professional hockey under his belt which include stints in the NHL, AHL, Kontinental Hockey League (Russia), SM-liiga (Finland), and Swiss-A (Switzerland). The 34-year-old defenseman was taken with the 23rd …

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K-Wings roster almost set for training camp

With the regular season just 15 days away, the Kalamazoo Wings are putting the finishing touches on their training camp roster. Two familiar faces are returning to the K-Wings: Darren Archibald and Brett Ponich. Archibald, 25, is set to skate in his fifth season of professional hockey as he returns to the K-Wings for the first time since 2012-13. The …

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K-Wings announce affiliations

Keeping with a successful formula, the Kalamazoo Wings will have a duel National Hockey League affiliation for the 2014-15 season. The K-Wings renewed their affiliation agreement with the Vancouver Canucks and have entered a new two-year agreement with the Columbus Blue Jackets. These agreements mark the fifth time in the past six seasons the K-Wings will have a dual affiliation. …

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