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K-Wings Ftorek named head coach of SPHL team

KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings are in the market for a new assistant coach as Sam Ftorek is leaving the K-Wings to become the head coach of the Roanoke Rail Yard Dogs of the SPHL. Ftorek became the assistant coach of the K-Wings this past season after retiring from playing, which he did for 17 years. The native of …

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Schedule announced for K-Wings 43rd season

The Kalamazoo Wings just wrapped up their 42nd season of professional hockey at the Wings Event Center, but the schedule for next season has already been released. Kicking off their 43rd season on the road, the K-Wings travel to Norfolk, Virginia to take on the Admirals on October 14 and 15. This will be the K-Wings first ever visit to …

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Season over for the K-Wings

The 2015-16 season is in the books for the Kalamazoo Wings as the South Carolina Stingrays took the Round One of the Kelly Cup Playoff series four games to one. After failing to take advantage of home ice in the first three games at Wings Event Center, the K-WIngs headed to South Carolina trailing 2-1 in the series. On Thursday …

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K-Wings head to South Carolina down 2-1

It wasn’t quite do or die for that Kalamazoo Wings on Monday night at Wings Event Center, but a 5-3 win over the South Carolina Stingrays will hopefully give the K-Wings some momentum as the two teams head to South Carolina for the reminder of the best-of-seven series. Justin Kovacs scored two goals on Monday night, including a power play …

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K-Wings defeat Walleye; head to playoffs

KALAMAZOO – It was close, but they made it! Needing just one point to clinch the final playoff spot in the American Conference, the Kalamazoo Wings defeated the North Division and American Conference Champion Toledo Walleye in grand fashion on Saturday night at Wings Event Center, shutting out the Walleye 4-0. If the Walleye and K-Wings were tied at the …

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K-Wings hand out end of year awards

KALAMAZOO – The Kalamazoo Wings may be headed to the ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs, but after the regular season concluded on Saturday night following a 4-0 playoff clinching victory over the Toledo Walleye, the team handed out their end of year awards. The Most Valuable Player Award was given to goaltender Joel Martin. Martin, 33, had a career year for …

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K-Wings push win streak to 7 games

The Kalamazoo Wings are pulling out all the stops in their effort to earn a spot in this years ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs. Their efforts are paying off, for now anyway. After sweeping the Greenville Swamp Rabbits in three games this past weekend, the K-Wings moved up to the eighth and final playoff spot in the American Conference, which they …

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K-Wings sweep Nailers, inching toward playoffs

KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings (33-28-4-1) swept a pair of games against the visiting Wheeling Nailers (34-24-4-4) this past weekend. The wins helped close the playoff gap for the K-Wings to just three points. The K-Wings are currently in 10th place in the American Conference playoff race with 71 points. The Orlando Solar Bears also have 71 points, but …

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K-Wings hold on to defeat Royals

The Kalamazoo Wings (31-28-4-1) scored in the first two periods last night and goaltender Clay Witt held off the comeback minded Reading Royals to pick up their second victory in as many nights. Curtis Valk and Justin Taylor scored just 24 seconds part in the first period to take a 2-0 lead. The goal by Valk was his 16th of …

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Martin shuts out Adirondack

Joel Martin locked up his 24th career shutout and Ludwig Blomstrand registered a second-period game winner as the Kalamazoo Wings defeated the Adirondack Thunder, 2-0, on Tuesday at the Glens Falls Civic Center. After a scoreless first period, the K-Wings scored two second period goals. Midway through the middle period and moments after killing off their second penalty of the …

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