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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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K-Wings defeat Beast 7-2

Behind a three-assist night from Cory Pritz and a two goal performance from Curtis Valk, the Kalamazoo Wings downed the Brampton Beast, 6-2, at the 35th annual ‘World Famous’ Green Ice game at Wings Event Center on Thursday. Despite early pressure from the Beast, the Wings earned the game’s first power play chance and found the first strike of the …

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K-Wings salvage weekend with win over Walleye

TOLEDO, OH- After dropping the first two games of the weekend, the Kalamazoo Wings (28-27-4-1) were able to snatch two points on Sunday as they defeated the Toledo Walleye 4-3 on Sunday evening. Clay Witt started in goal for the K-WIngs and made 33 saves for his first career victory. Wasting little time, the Walleye jumped on the scoreboard first …

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K-Wings defeat Grizzlies in OT thriller

KALAMAZOO –Dane Fox scored four goals to propel the Kalamazoo Wings (26-24-4-1) to a 5-4 victory in overtime against the Utah Grizzlies on “We Are Kalamazoo” night at Wings Event Center on Saturday night. The K-Wings paid respect to the victims of the shootings in Kalamazoo two weeks prior. In addition to a special ceremony before the game, the K-Wings …

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K-Wings complete sweep of Solar Bears

After taking the first two games of a three game set against the Orlando Solar Bears (23-22-3-5) this past weekend, the Kalamazoo Wings (25-24-4-1) completed the sweep by knocking off the Bears 4-3 on Monday night. The Solar Bears took the lead just over two minutes into the opening period, but the K-Wings were able to tie the game at …

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K-Wings take two from Solar Bears

The Kalamazoo Wings (24-24-4-1) may be in the land of sunshine and white sandy beaches, but they are staying focused on the task at hand as well as having some fun in the sun while in Orlando. Kicking off the first of three games against the Orlando Solar Bears (23-22-2-5) on Friday, the K-Wings, specifically David Gilbert, came ready to …

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K-Wings sweep Eagles; fall to Toledo

TOLEDO, OH – After back-to-back wins against the Colorado Eagles (25-23-2-0) at Wings Event Center on Friday and Saturday, the Toledo Walleye (32-14-2-3) shut out the Kalamazoo Wings (22-24-4-1) by a score of 2-0 on Sunday at the Huntington Center. The Battle of the Bootlands highlighted the weekend on the ice at Wings Event Center as Nick Bootland and his …

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K-Wings find “love” with Valentine’s Day win

KALAMAZOO – After dropping three games in a row, the Kalamazoo Wings (20-23-4-1) ended the week on a high note. Falling to the Cincinatti Cyclones on Wednesday and the Evansville IceMan on Friday, the K-Wings hoped that a return to home ice would help them get back to their winning ways. A furious comeback attempt late in the game against …

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