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K-Wings fall to Greenville

The Kalamazoo Wings (6-10-0-2) did not have much to be thankful for over the Thanksgiving holiday. After falling to the Indy Ice on Wednesday by a score of 5-3, the K-Wings fell to Fort Wayne by a score of 6-1 on Thursday. Completing their five-game road trip, the K-Wings returned home on Friday to host the Greenville Swamp Rabbits. The …

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K-Wings awaken to snap out of skid

CINCINNATI, OH – The alarm clock went off early for the Kalamazoo Wings (6-6-0-1) on Tuesday as they tangled with the Cincinnati Cyclones for a 10:30 am start at the US Bank Arena. The Cyclones defeated the K-Wings 3-0 last Friday at Wings Event Center. A busy first period saw both teams put 10 shots on the board but ended …

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K-Wings lose fourth in a row

Entering Saturday nights contest against the Quad City Mallards, the Kalamazoo Wings (5-6-0-1) were coming off back to back to back shutout losses at the hands of the Wheeling Nailers, Toledo Walleye and Cincinnati Cyclones. The last goal the K-Wings scored was back on November 4th when the K-Wings beat the Brampton Beast 5-3. Scott Henegar scored at the 5:05 …

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K-Wings end weekend with a win

KALAMAZOO, MI – A busy weekend ended with a big victory for the Kalamazoo Wings (4-2-0-1) as they defeated the Allen Americans, the defending Kelly Cup Champions, on Sunday evening at Wings Event Center. On Friday, the K-Wings picked up a point after taking their game against the Wheeling Nailers to overtime but losing in the shootout. Following the game, …

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K-Wings split weekend series with Komets

The Kalamazoo Wings kicked off the home portion of their 2016-17 campaign on Friday night against their most celebrated rival, the Fort Wayne Komets. With the K-Wings outshooting the Komets 34-28 and having six power play chances to the Komets one, things seemed to be on the K-Wings side. However, it was the Komets heading home with a 2-1 victory. …

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K-Wings open season with victories

NORFOLK, VA – The Kalamazoo Wings opened their 43rd season with a pair of victories on the road this past weekend. Starting the season on the road, the K-Wings traveled to Norfolk, Virginia to take on the Admirals. Scoring a goal in each period, the K-Wings defense and goaltender Joel Martin shut the door on the Admirals, allowing just one …

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Bootland signs on for three more years; hires assistant coach

When he first came to the Kalamazoo Wings during the 2003-04 season, Nick Bootland had no idea that he would still be in the same town nearly 13 years later. That number could rise to 16 years if Bootland fulfills his latest contract with the K-Wings as it was announced that he and the team have agreed on a three-year …

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Taylor; Scheidl among latest signings by K-Wings

KALAMAZOO, MI – More familiar faces are returning as the Kalamazoo Wings 43rd season approaches. Forwards Justin Taylor and Lane Scheidl along with rookie forward Kyle Smith have signed on for the upcoming season. Scheidl, 24, is returning for his third season with the K-Wings. Last season, Scheidl played in all 72 games, scoring 17 goals and 25 assists. During …

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K-Wings roster grows by four

KALAMAZOO, MI – As the season inches closer, the Kalamazoo Wings roster continues to grow. Returning for another season with the K-Wings are defenseman Adam Phillips and forward Tyler Shattock and newcomers Chris Leone and Kyle Bushee, also defenseman. Phillips and Shattock will be returning for their second season with the K-Wings. Phillips played in 52 games last season, racking …

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Tough guy Ben Wilson returns to K-Wings

KALAMAZOO, MI – Defenseman Ben Wilson, who was named the K-Wings Defenseman of the Year last season, has signed to return to the team for the 2016-17 season. Last season, Wilson played in 54 games where he had 7 assists and 76 minutes in penalties and a +3. Returning for his fourth season, Wilson said he keeps coming back because …

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