K-Wings Blog

NAILERS POWER PAST K-WINGS

Even through 40 minutes, the Wheeling Nailers scored twice in the third period, both on the power-play to defeat the Kalamazoo Wings 4-3. Both teams had scoring on their minds in the opening period combining for four goals in the period. Kalamazoo nearly started the scoring one minute into the game with a penalty shot from Justin Taylor. Taylor missed …

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CYCLONES DEFEAT K-WINGS

The Cincinnati Cyclones have pulled to within six points of the top spot in the North Division, as the second place Cyclones defeated the first place Kalamazoo Wings 5-3 Saturday night at the U.S. Bank Arena. A defensive struggle for the first 17 minutes of the first period featuring sprawling saves from both Maxime Clermont and Chet Pickard, turned in …

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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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