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Kalamazoo Advances to the Eastern Conference Semifinals

Ever trailing in game four, the Kalamazoo Wings defeated the Wheeling Nailers 3-2 Saturday night at Wings Stadium to win their Best-of-Five Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Series three games to one. Justin Taylor earned his first goal of the postseason to give the K-Wings the lead 5:46 into the first period. Taylor’s initial shot was stopped by Patrick Killeen; however, with …

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K-Wings take 2-1 series lead over Nailers with 5-1 win

KALAMAZOO – The Kalamazoo Wings may have won game three of the best-of-five series over the Wheeling Nailers on Friday night, but coach Nick Bootland says there are still areas that the K-Wings need to work on if they are going to move on to the second round. “I really don’t think that it is a 5-1 score,”Bootland said. “We …

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HOME SWEET HOME

The Kalamazoo Wings proved there is certainly no place like home, as the K-Wings defeated the Wheeling Nailers in game three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals with a decisive 5-1 victory to take a two games to one lead in the Best-of-Five Series. Keeping up with the trend of the first two games of the series, Kalamazoo scored the game’s …

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THIRD PERIOD SURGE EVENS UP SERIES FOR KALAMAZOO

Trailing entering the third period, the Kalamazoo Wings scored three times, including twice on the power-play defeat the Wheeling Nailers 4-2 and in the process even up the Best-of-Five Eastern Conference Quarterfinal match-up at a game apiece. In what seemed a like a carbon copy of the first period in game one, either team had many scoring chances in the …

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NAILERS SCORE LATE TO TAKE GAME ONE

Taking their first lead of the night with 67 seconds remaining in regulation, the Wheeling Nailers defeated the Kalamazoo Wings 4-2 in game one to take a one-game to none lead in the Best-of-Five Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. End-to-end action featured no scoring in the first period. Wheeling outshot Kalamazoo 17-6 in the opening period. Picking up where he left off …

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Kelly Cup Playoff Preview: K-Wings vs. Nailers

About the teams: The Kalamazoo Wings (38-26-2-6) finished first in the North Division and clinched their third consecutive division title in the process. The Wheeling Nailers (37-26-4-5) ended the season with a second place finish in the Atlantic Division. Meeting three times during the regular season, the K-Wings won two of the three contests. The two teams battled in the …

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K-WINGS AND NAILERS TO MEET IN THE EASTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS

The Kalamazoo Wings, proud member of the ECHL, two-time defending North Division Champions, reigning Eastern Conference Champions and National Hockey League affiliate to the Vancouver Canucks and New Jersey Devils and American Hockey League’s Albany Devils, announce the times and dates of 2012 Kelly Cup Playoff Eastern Conference Quarterfinal match-up against the Wheeling Nailers . The K-Wings and Nailers will …

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Kalamazoo Defeats Toledo

Heading into the Kelly Cup playoffs with a victory, the Kalamazoo Wings concluded the regular season with a 3-2 victory Saturday night at the Huntington Center against the Toledo Walleye. A physical first period led to plenty of hits and a combined 20 minutes in penalties, but no scoring. The stalemate ended early in the second period, on blue line …

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EXPRESS KEEP PLAYOFF HOPES ALIVE

Nearly coming back for a four-goal deficit, the Kalamazoo Wings scored twice in the third period and had two more goals disallowed in a 4-2 defeat Friday night at the Sears Centre against the Chicago Express. Even through the K-Wings had plenty of power-play chances (0-for-5) in the opening period, Kalamazoo found themselves trailing the Express. While Chicago struggled with …

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K-WINGS TO START THE PLAYOFFS ON THE ROAD

The Kalamazoo Wings, proud member of the ECHL, two-time defending North Division Champions, reigning Eastern Conference Champions and National Hockey League affiliate to the Vancouver Canucks and New Jersey Devils and American Hockey League’s Albany Devils, announce the team has elected to play the first two games of next week’s Best-of-Five Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on the road. Although the K-Wings …

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