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K-Wings sweep weekend matchups

The Kalamazoo Wings started the month of December with a 6-10-0-1 record. Since that time, the K-Wings have won seven of their last eight games to move above the .500 mark and jump into a third place tie with the Fort Wayne Komets in the Central Division standings. Playing on home ice the entire weekend, the K-Wings won all three …

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K-Wings five-game winning streak ends

After snapping their six-game losing streak last week, the Kalamazoo Wings (9-11-0-1) reeled off five-straight wins.  The winning streak came to an end on Sunday evening as the Cincinnati Cyclones defeated the K-Wings 3-1 at Wings Event Center. The K-Wings are currently tied for fifth place in the Central Division standings, three points behind the Indy Fuel, who are in …

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K-Wings extend winning streak to three games

WHEELING, WV – The Kalamazoo Wings (7-10-0-1) ended their six-game losing skid last Tuesday night with a victory over the Wheeling Nailers. Now, the K-Wings find themselves on a three-game winning streak after winning both of their games this past weekend. On Friday night, the K-Wings traveled to Reading, PA, to take on the Royals in their one and only …

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K-Wings stop skid; Defeat Nailers 6-4

A pair of goals by Justin Taylor and a 48-save performance by goaltender Ivan Kulbakov helped propel the Kalamazoo Wings (5-10-01-) to a 6-4 victory over the visiting Wheeling Nailers on Tuesday night at Wings Event Center. After dropping their previous six games, the K-Wings came out firing on Tuesday night by scoring three consecutive goals in the first period. …

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K-Wings winless over holiday weekend

The Kalamazoo Wings (4-10-0-1) came up winless in three games over the holiday weekend and now find themselves mired in a six-game losing streak. On Thanksgiving Eve, the K-Wings traveled to Cincinnati to battle the Cyclones.  The teams were tied 2-2 at the end of the first period with Wade Murphy and Justin Taylor scoring for the K-Wings.  Taylor scored …

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K-Wings falter in weekend games

The Kalamazoo Wings (4-6-0-1) dropped a pair of games this past weekend.  On Friday night, the K-Wings fell to the Toledo Walleye by a score of 5-2 and then on Saturday to the Brampton Beast 4-2. It wasn’t a great weekend as we lost both games,” said K-Wings defenseman Kyle Bushee.  “I think we just need to be better on …

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K-Wings end losing streak; defeat Steelheads 3-1

By: Mark C. McGlothlen KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings (4-4-0-1) snapped their four-game losing streak on Sunday as they defeated the Idaho Steelheads by a score of 3-1. The K-Wings fell to the Cincinnati Cyclones on Friday by a score of 7-1.  Justin Taylor scored the only goal for the K-Wings. On Saturday, the K-Wings traveled to Fort Wayne …

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Walleye top K-Wings in shootout

The Kalamazoo Wings (3-2-0-1) and the Toledo Walleye (4-1-1-0) were up and at’em Tuesday morning for the K-Wings annual Education Day game. Schools from all over Southwest Michigan were in attendance for the 10:30 am game resulting in a crowd of 5,093 loud and energetic fans. The K-Wings put the pressure on early against the Walleye but it was Toledo who hit the scoreboard …

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K-Wings split pair with Cyclones

By: Mark C. McGlothlen The Kalamazoo Wings (3-2-0-0) played a pair of games against their Central Division foes, the Cincinnati Cyclones ( 3-1-2-0) this past weekend. Coming off a pair of victories over another division opponent, the Fort Wayne Komets,  last weekend, the K-Wings hoped to carry that momentum into this past weekends matchup against the Cyclones. On Friday, the …

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K-Wings to retire two numbers

As the Kalamazoo Wings celebrate their 45th Anniversary this season, they are going to reach back into their past and retire a pair of numbers. Kevin Schamehorn, who played for the K-Wings from 1976-79, and then again from 1981-85 and finally rounding out his career in 1990, will have his number 26 retired.  Schamehorn, who was a fourth-round draft pick …

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