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K-Wings fall in season opener

The Kalamazoo Wings (0-1-0-0) kicked off their 46th season of hockey on the road this past Saturday night as they battled their long-time rival, the Fort Wayne Komets (1-0-0-0). The K-Wings outshot the Komets 43-27, but the Komets skated away with the 5-2 victory. Scoring just 18 seconds into the opening period, the Komets Brycen Martin gave the home team …

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K-Wings finalize training camp roster

A total of 31 players have taken to the ice at Wings Event Center this past week as the Kalamazoo Wings started training camp. The roster consists of 18 forwards, 10 defensemen and three goaltenders.   Eleven of the players were on last year’s squad while two of the players have played for the K-Wings previously. One of those returning …

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Training camp underway for Kalamazoo Wings, More player signings announced

In another sign that the hockey season is right around the corner, training camp got underway yesterday at Wings Event Center for the Kalamazoo Wings. Several more players have been added to the training camp roster. Rookie forwards Zane Jones and Adam Dauda will be getting a chance to impress the K-Wings coaches as the team hits the ice this …

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K-Wings continue to build roster

As the 46th season of Kalamazoo Wings hockey quickly approaches, the roster for the team continues to grow. Veteran forward/defenseman Eric Kattelus will be back for his ninth season with the K-Wings.  During this previous eight seasons with the team, the native of Houghton, Michigan, has played in 373 games and has scored 76 goals and added 192 assists.  Those …

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K-Wings sign three more players

The Kalamazoo Wings announced a trio of signings recently for the upcoming 2019-20 season.  Two of the returning players are familiar names while one will be playing his first season with the K-Wings. Defenseman Ben Wilson is returning to the K-Wings for his seventh season with the club.  Wilson has been the captain of the team the past three seasons. …

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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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