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K-Wings moving on to round two

KALAMAZOO – The Kalamazoo Wings are moving on to the next round of the ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs after defeating the Wheeling Nailers three games to one in their best-of-five first round set. Winning both games on home ice over the weekend, the K-Wings will now face the South Carolina Stingrays in a best-of-seven matchup that begins this Friday night …

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Kalamazoo Advances to the Eastern Conference Semifinals

Ever trailing in game four, the Kalamazoo Wings defeated the Wheeling Nailers 3-2 Saturday night at Wings Stadium to win their Best-of-Five Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Series three games to one. Justin Taylor earned his first goal of the postseason to give the K-Wings the lead 5:46 into the first period. Taylor’s initial shot was stopped by Patrick Killeen; however, with …

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K-Wings take 2-1 series lead over Nailers with 5-1 win

KALAMAZOO – The Kalamazoo Wings may have won game three of the best-of-five series over the Wheeling Nailers on Friday night, but coach Nick Bootland says there are still areas that the K-Wings need to work on if they are going to move on to the second round. “I really don’t think that it is a 5-1 score,”Bootland said. “We …

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The Kalamazoo Wings proved there is certainly no place like home, as the K-Wings defeated the Wheeling Nailers in game three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals with a decisive 5-1 victory to take a two games to one lead in the Best-of-Five Series. Keeping up with the trend of the first two games of the series, Kalamazoo scored the game’s …

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Trailing entering the third period, the Kalamazoo Wings scored three times, including twice on the power-play defeat the Wheeling Nailers 4-2 and in the process even up the Best-of-Five Eastern Conference Quarterfinal match-up at a game apiece. In what seemed a like a carbon copy of the first period in game one, either team had many scoring chances in the …

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Taking their first lead of the night with 67 seconds remaining in regulation, the Wheeling Nailers defeated the Kalamazoo Wings 4-2 in game one to take a one-game to none lead in the Best-of-Five Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. End-to-end action featured no scoring in the first period. Wheeling outshot Kalamazoo 17-6 in the opening period. Picking up where he left off …

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