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EXPRESS STEALS GAME AWAY FROM K-WINGS

A solid effort in the first period, the Kalamazoo Wings squandered a three-goal lead and lost to Chicago Express 4-3 Friday night at Wings Stadium. A first period filled with plenty of hits and penalties led to three power-play goals for the K-Wings. Kory Karlander (13th) got things started for Kalamazoo with a snap shot in the slot past Chicago …

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K-Wings educate the Walleye 3-1

Kalamazoo — The countdown is on for the Kalamazoo Wings. With just 19 games to go in the regular season the pressure is on as they battle to retain their hold on first place in the North Division. “Every point now from now until the end of the year is going to be harder and harder to get,” K-Wings coach …

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K-WINGS TAKE WALLEYE TO SCHOOL

Led by cheers from students from 18 area schools, the Kalamazoo Wings defeated the Toledo Walleye 3-1 during the first of two Education Day games at Wings Stadium Wednesday afternoon. Generating a majority of the shots in the opening period, the Walleye outshot the K-Wings 9-3 and earned the lone goal of the period on a backhander from Riley Emmerson …

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EXPRESS ROLLS PAST K-WINGS

Allowing four goals on their first 10 shots faced, the Kalamazoo Wings weren’t able to recover and lost 4-3 Sunday afternoon at Wings Stadium to the Chicago Express. Immediately after killing off a penalty, the Express capitalized on an odd-man rush. Stepping onto the ice after his penalty, Devin DiDiomete found the puck and sent a pass to Tyler Donati …

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GLADIATORS DEFEAT THE K-WINGS

The Gwinnett Gladiators avenged a loss six days earlier to the Kalamazoo Wings by coming-from-behind to defeat the K-Wings 4-3 Saturday night in a shootout. Following a pregame ceremony to celebrate life by recognizing 14 breast cancer survivors that put the largest home crowd (4,754) of the season on their feet, the K-Wings kept them cheering by striking three times …

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K-WINGS HANG ON FOR SHOOTOUT VICTORY

Surrendering a three-goal lead late in the third period, the Kalamazoo Wings stayed composed and fought back to defeat the Cincinnati Cyclones 5-4 in a shootout Friday. Dictating the tempo in the first period, Kalamazoo jumped ahead 6:38 into the period, when Darren Archibald skated around two defenders and sent a centering pass to Dustin Cloutier for his 7th goal …

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Cloutier working hard to keep roster spot

A rash of call-ups and injuries to the Kalamazoo Wings roster in December was no picnic for head coach Nick Bootland. For Dustin Cloutier, however, that is a different story. After starting the season with the Augusta Riverhawks of the SPHL, the forward was added to the K-Wings lineup on December 21, along with three other players, to help fill …

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K-WINGS SHOW HEART

There no was no love lost, but plenty of action, as the Kalamazoo Wings defeated the Cincinnati Cyclones 4-3 during the 12th Annual Pink Ice Game, presented by WWMT and WKFR. Off to a blistering start, Eric Kattelus (5th) scored on a left-circle slap shot seven seconds into the game to give the K-Wings the early advantage. The goal was …

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Three games this week for the K-Wings

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 K-Wings return home for three games this week. The K-Wings will begin a four-game week this Tuesday, February 14th with a 7 …

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Kalamazoo Defeats Gwinnett 4-3 in a Shootout

The Kalamazoo Wings wrapped the their four-game road swing in grand fashion by becoming the first team in 2012 to defeat the Gwinnett Gladiators (12-0-0-1) at The Arena at Gwinnett Center with a 4-3 shootout victory Sunday night. Striking quickly, Kalamazoo took the lead 1:58 into the contest on a backhander from Eric Kattelus (4th). Former Western Michigan Bronco, Pat …

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