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K-Wings winless over weekend

K-Wings goaltender Joel Martin stops one of the 41 shots he faced on Saturday night in Fort Wayne.  Photo courtesy of the Fort Wayne Komets.           The Kalamazoo Wings (0-2-0-0) kicked off their 42nd season of professional hockey this past weekend, but the results were not quite what they were hoping for. The first puck drop …

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K-Wings add NHL experience to roster

Training camp has started for the Kalamazoo Wings but the signings continue. The team announced the signing of NHL veteran Steve McCarthy yesterday afternoon. McCarthy joins Kalamazoo with 15 years of professional hockey under his belt which include stints in the NHL, AHL, Kontinental Hockey League (Russia), SM-liiga (Finland), and Swiss-A (Switzerland). The 34-year-old defenseman was taken with the 23rd …

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K-Wings roster almost set for training camp

With the regular season just 15 days away, the Kalamazoo Wings are putting the finishing touches on their training camp roster. Two familiar faces are returning to the K-Wings: Darren Archibald and Brett Ponich. Archibald, 25, is set to skate in his fifth season of professional hockey as he returns to the K-Wings for the first time since 2012-13. The …

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K-Wings announce affiliations

Keeping with a successful formula, the Kalamazoo Wings will have a duel National Hockey League affiliation for the 2014-15 season. The K-Wings renewed their affiliation agreement with the Vancouver Canucks and have entered a new two-year agreement with the Columbus Blue Jackets. These agreements mark the fifth time in the past six seasons the K-Wings will have a dual affiliation. …

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K-Wings and ECHL announce schedule; new conference alignment

KALAMAZOO – Since joining the ECHL five seasons ago, the Kalamazoo Wings have won the North Division crown four times, including this past season. Regardless of what happens next season, the North Division will have a new champion, as the K-Wings have moved to the new Midwest Division in the Western Conference. Joining the K-Wings in the Midwest Division are …

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K-Wings complete weekend sweep

Greenville, SC – The Kalamazoo Wings (10-6-0-2) earned six out of six possible points this past weekend as they bounced between South Carolina and Georgia taking on two teams from the South Division. Defeating the Greenville Road Warriors (8-12-1-1) on Thursday night by a score of 5-1, the K-Wings traveled to Gwinnett, GA to battle the Gladiators (6-14-0-2). Jumping out …

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K-Wings storm past Road Warriors

GREENVILLE, SC – The Kalamazoo Wings (8-6-0-2) kicked off their four-game road trip with a victory on Thursday night as they defeated the Greenville Road Warriors (7-11-1-1) by a score of 5-1. The win moves the K-Wings into third place in the North Division, one point ahead of the Fort Wayne Komets and six points behind the first place Cincinnati …

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K-Wings to have a “blue” Christmas

KALAMAZOO- Are you feeling blue this holiday season? If so, you are in good company. The Kalamazoo Wings and Bell’s Brewery have teamed up for the first-ever Winter White Blue Ice Game at Wings Stadium. Winter White is Belgian-style Ale designed for embracing winter. On Friday, December 20th and 21st, the K-Wings will add yet another color to their already …

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K-Wings fall to Stingrays

KALAMAZOO – Taking on the top team in the ECHL, the Kalamazoo Wings (7-6-0-2) forced the South Carolina Stingrays (14-2-1-2) to overtime on Saturday night only to falter in the shootout and lose by a score of 3-2. With the win, the Stingrays remain unbeaten in regulation while on the road. Yanni Gourde put the K-Wings on the board early …

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K-Wings drop home opener

KALAMAZOO-The Kalamazoo Wings continue to be haunted by the Evansville IceMen as they fell to a record of 0-2 on the young season. After a 2-0 win over the K-Wings last weekend, the IceMen defeated the K-Wings 2-1 on Saturday night. The Halloween spirit was alive and well as the ice was colored orange and the players were wearing one …

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