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K-Wings fall to IceMen 2-0

EVANSVILLE, IN – The Kalamazoo Wings kicked off their season on the wrong foot on Saturday night as they were blanked by the Evansville IceMen by a score of 2-0. In a rather uneventful game in terms of offense for the K-Wings, the IceMen scored the game winning goal in the first five minutes of the game and held on …

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Kalamazoo Wings announce affiliations

KALAMAZOO, MI – What do the Vancouver Canucks and the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League have in common? Both teams will be affiliated with the Kalamazoo Wings for the 2013-14 season. While the Canucks and K-Wings renewed their agreement, the addition of the Blues marks the fourth time in the past five seasons that the K-Wings have …

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MVP goaltender Martin returning to K-Wings

KALAMAZOO, MI – Last season did not go as planned for the Kalamazoo Wings, but one of the few bright spots is coming back for another season. The K-Wings announced yesterday that goaltender Joel Martin, last season’s team MVP, is returning to the team for his fifth season. Turning in a stellar year for the K-Wings, Martin also added his …

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K-Wings get offensive; roster expands to 11

KALAMAZOO – The Kalamazoo Wings roster continues to grow with the latest installment of announced signings. Bryan Cameron, Ryan Del Monte, Yanni Gourde and Ian Saab have all inked deals with the K-Wings for the upcoming season. Cameron spent last season in the ECHL playing for both the San Francisco Bulls and Utah Grizzlies where he scored a combined 20 …

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K-Wings roster grows by four

KALAMAZOO — As the 40th season of Kalamazoo Wings hockey quickly approaches, the player signings for the upcoming season are slowly coming to light. Four players, two with previous ties to the K-Wings and two hailing from Michigan, were added to the roster. Joe Sova, a defenseman, was a member of the K-Wings during the 2011-12 season, but his stay …

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K-Wings sign first three players of season

Kalamazoo Wings have been clamoring for weeks, wondering when the K-Wings would announce the signings of players for the upcoming season. The wait is over. The K-Wings announced the signings of three players, all of whom have previous ties to the team. Last year’s team captain, Elgin Reid, will be returning for his third season with the team. Reid scored …

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K-Wings announce pre-season schedule

Players trying to secure a roster spot this season with the Kalamazoo Wings will have plenty of opportunities to impress director of hockey operations/head coach Nick Bootland and general manager Jim Burlew this October, as the K-Wings will lace up their skates for three preseason contests. With training camp slated to start on Monday, October 7th, players will only have …

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Rival player named assistant coach for K-Wings

KALAMAZOO — If Kalamazoo Wings fans thought they had seen the last of Fort Wayne Komets player Colin Chaulk, they need to think again. After spending 10 of his 15 professional seasons with the Komets, where he was a part of six championships, and being a major thorn in the side of the K-Wings for years, Chaulk retired this past …

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K-Wings announce 2013-14 schedule

KALAMAZOO- The ECHL Reading Royals defeated the Stockton Thunder for the Kelly Cup just a few short weeks ago, but the league is already looking forward to next season as the 2013-14 schedule was released yesterday afternoon. Celebrating their 40th season, the Kalamazoo Wings will kick off the season on the road against the Evansville IceMen on Friday, October 19th.   …

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Amazing Race has Kalamazoo connection

KALAMAZOO — As if being professional athletes wasn’t enough of an adventure, brothers Bates and Anthony Battaglia wanted to flex their athletic muscles in another way: by trying out to be contestants on the CBS reality show The Amazing Race. They were chosen to appear on the show and were one of 11 teams that took off last night for …

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