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K-Wings sweep weekend; back in playoff picture

After dropping three straight, the Kalamazoo Wings (27-24-1-3) have reeled off three consecutive wins and find themselves back in the playoff picture in the Central Division. The K-Wings defeated the Quad City Mallards (31-22-0-2), one of the teams they trail in the standings, both Friday and Saturday nights. On Friday, the K-Wings beat the Mallards 4-2 at the iWireless Center …

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Martha Parfet, former Kalamazoo Wings owner, passes away at 91

Martha Parfet, along with her husband Ted, were a driving force in the Kalamazoo community for many years.  Parfet, 91, passed away at  her home on Gull Lake Monday morning. Parfet was the granddaughter of W.E. Upjohn, founder of the Upjohn Company as well as the granddaughter of James and Carrie Gilmore of the Gilmore Brothers Department Store, which was …

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K-Wings lose third straight

It was rise and shine time for the Kalamazoo Wings (24-24-1-3) and the Cincinnati Cyclones (26-23-4-0) on Monday morning as the two teams faced-off for the K-Wings second and final Education Day game of the season. Game time was 10:30 am. Coming off back to back weekend losses, the K-Wings looked to right the ship with a victory against the …

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K-Wings lose to Fort Wayne; Wheeling

After defeating the Fort Wayne Komets (30-15-5-1) on Valentine’s Day by a score of 3-1, the Kalamazoo Wings (24-23-1-3) hit the road for a pair of weekend games. Traveling to Fort Wayne on Friday, the K-Wings and Komets tangled for the third time in a week. The game between the two rivals was the last of the regular season. Scoring …

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K-Wings fall to Komets 5-3

If Sunday’s game against the Fort Wayne Komets was any indication, the next two games between these teams could be rather testy, to say the least. The hits and checks plentiful and at times punishing as well as a few fights and some aggressive play and you see why these two teams have been bitter rivals for years. It won’t …

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K-Wings split weekend games

After dropping a 3-2 contest against the Wheeling Nailers (24-15-5-0)on Friday night, ending their five-game winning streak, the Kalamazoo Wings (22-19-1-3) got back on track Saturday with a 5-2 victory over the Toledo Walleye (32-11-1-1). After a scoreless first period, the Walleye scored the first goal of the game midway into the second period. Tyson Spink scored his 21st of …

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K-Wings earn 5th straight with win over Nailers

The good times keep rolling for the Kalamazoo Wings (21-18-1-3). After defeating the Brampton Beast by a score of 2-1 in the shootout on Friday, the K-Wings had a day off on Saturday to prepare for the Wheeling Nailers on Sunday. Connor Crisp gave the Beast an early 1-0 lead by scoring his sixth goal of the season just over …

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Victory filled weekend for the K-Wings

KALAMAZOO – The Kalamazoo Wings (19-18-1-3), winners of eight of their last ten games, are on a roll these days. Securing three wins this past weekend and earning six points, the K-Wings find themselves above .500 for the first time in a long while and tied with the Quad City Mallards for the final playoff spot in the Central Division. …

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K-Wings close weekend with loss to Nailers

A busy weekend ended with a loss for the Kalamazoo Wings (16-18-1-3) on Sunday afternoon. The K-Wings find themselves in fifth place in the Central Division, four points out of a playoff spot. After falling to the Brampton Beast (20-13-2-2) on Friday night in overtime by a score of 5-4, the K-Wings hit the road traveling to Wheeling, West Virginia …

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K-Wings force overtime; defeat Oilers

It took some last second heroics, but the Kalamazoo Wings (15-17-0-3) were able to come from behind to beat the visiting Tulsa Oilers (21-15-4-0) in overtime on Wednesday evening at Wings Event Center. With the win, the K-Wings extended their win streak to four games. In the first-ever meeting between the two teams, Kalamazoo and Tulsa spent most of the …

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