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K-Wings announce first signing for the upcoming season

The Kalamazoo Wings announced their first player signing for the upcoming season.   Fan favorite and long-time K-Wing, Justin Taylor, has signed to return to the team. Taylor, 30, will be suiting up for his 10th season in Kalamazoo.  Signing with the K-Wings in 2010, Taylor has played the majority of his career with the team, with the exception of …

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K-Wings name John Peterson as new Broadcaster

The Kalamazoo Wings have named John Peterson as their new Broadcaster and Director of Public Relations. Peterson replaces Issac Berkey, who after one season behind the microphone, left the organization to pursue an opportunity outside of hockey. Entering his 11th season in the broadcast booth, Peterson, a native of Andover, Minnesota,  is familiar with the ECHL and the K-Wings. After …

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Vancouver Canucks and K-Wings agree to an extension

In their 46-year history, the Kalamazoo Wings have been affiliated with several NHL teams. From 1974-1987, the K-Wings were the farm club of the Detroit Red Wings.  The K-Wings added the Philadelphia Flyers and Vancouver Canucks to the mix in 1984.  In 1987, things changed for the K-wings as the Red Wings, Flyers and Canucks were out and the Minnesota …

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K-Wings begin playoffs Friday night

KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings (36-31-5) will face off against the Cincinnati Cyclones (51-13-8) on Friday night in their best-of-seven first round matchup in the Central Division Semifinals.   The Cyclones have made the playoffs in five of their previous seven seasons, while the K-Wings, who missed the postseason last year, have made it in eight of their past 10. …

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K-Wings clinch playoff spot with win

The Kalamazoo Wings are headed to the postseason for the fifth time in the past six seasons as they defeated the Wichita Thunder 2-1 in overtime on Wednesday night. Tanner Sorenson scored the game winning goal with just 1:08 left in overtime to complete the come-from-behind victory for the K-Wings and secure their spot in the playoffs.  With the win, …

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K-Wings suffer playoff setback in loss to Nailers

With just three games to go in the regular season, the Kalamazoo Wings are inching closer to locking up spot in the postseason. On Friday night, the K-Wings kicked off their weekend with a game against the Indy Fuel at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum in Indianapolis.   A goaltender and defensive battle brewed in this contest as neither team was able …

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K-Wings hold on to defeat Komets 4-3

With every win, every point for that matter, important to the Kalamazoo Wings playoff hopes, the K-Wings almost let two points slip away against the Fort Wayne Komets on Wednesday night. The Komets, for whom the K-Wings are trailing for third place in the Central Division, fell behind to the K-Wings by a score of 4-1, before mounting a comeback. …

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K-Wings defeat Wheeling in shootout

KALAMAZOO, MI-  With three home games this past weekend, the Kalamazoo Wings hoped to put some distance between themselves and their Central Division rivals, three of which came to town to do battle. While things did not go as planned, the K-Wings did manage to take three of six points over the three-day period. On Friday night, the K-Wings lost …

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Sorenson nets two as K-Wings defeat Mavericks

After falling to the Cincinnati Cyclones by a score of 5-1 on Wednesday evening, the Kalamazoo Wings continued their four-game road trip as they headed to Independence, Missouri for a Saturday night match-up against the Kansas City Mavericks. Brandon Anselmini got things going early in the first period for the K-Wings as he found a loose puck in front of …

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Thomas scores game-winner in OT

Wrapping up their fourth game in five days, the Kalamazoo Wings (27-21-1-2) surrendered a two-goal lead in the third period to the Brampton Beast before coming back to win the game in overtime on Monday afternoon. Kyle Thomas paced the K-Wings with two goals, including the game winner in OT, to secure the victory.  With the win, the K-Wings remain …

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