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K-Wings soar past Komets 8-3

FORT WAYNE, IN – The Kalamazoo Wings (15-11-2-1)  kicked off 2018 in style as they as they knocked off the Fort Wayne Komets (20-9-2-0) by a score of 8-3 on Wednesday night. The Komets had won 15 of their previous 18 games and had a shutout streak of 126 minutes and 31 seconds before Wednesday nights game. In two rivals …

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K-Wings end 2017 on a high note

The Kalamazoo Wings (14-11-2-1) got the New Year’s festivities started early on Sunday afternoon as they sent 2017 and the Quad City Mallards (8-19-2-1) off with a bang. The K-Wings set an offensive tone early in the game in route to a 6-1 win over the Mallards. With many of the 3,840 fans just getting settled into their seats, J.T. …

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K-Wings sweep busy weekend

KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings (10-8-1-1) got back on track this weekend following back-to-back losses last weekend,  as they won all three games they played. On Friday, the K-Wings defeated the Quad City Mallards (8-12-1-0) by a score of 5-2. Chris Francis put the Mallards on the board early in the first period with his first goal of the …

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Thunder storm past K-Wings

The Adirondack Thunder (7-4-1-0) stymied the Kalamazoo Wings (5-4-0-1) this weekend as they took a pair of wins from the home team. On Friday, in front of a sold out crowd of 5,123 at Wings Event Center, the Thunder dominated the K-Wings in route to a 4-1 victory. After a scoreless period, the Thunder struck first in the opening minutes …

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All treats for K-Wings in win over Cyclones

KALAMAZOO, MI – Despite being called for 11 penalties during the annual Orange Ice Game at Wings Event Center on Saturday night, the Kalamazoo Wings (4-0-0-1) held on to defeat the Cincinnati Cyclones (1-2-1-0) by a score of 5-3.    The Cyclones were assessed four penalties in the game.  With the win, the K-Wings are enjoying their best start since the …

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K-Wings fall to Mavericks in shootout

It was an early wake up call for the Kalamazoo Wings (3-0-0-1) and the Kansas City Mavericks (3-1-0-0) on Education Day at Wings Event Center on Wednesday morning. The K-Wings lost to the Mavericks in the shootout, but earned a point in the process. The game, played in front of a sellout crowd of 5,113, included schools from Mendon, Three …

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K-Wings defeat Brampton in home opener; win on the road

The Kalamazoo Wings (3-0-0-0) erupted for four third period goals in route to a 5-2 home opening victory over the Brampton Beast (0-4-1-0) on Saturday night. The Beast scored the first goal of the game midway into the opening period while on the power play.  Willie Corrin scored his first of the year.  Corrin was assisted on the goal by …

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K-Wings knock off Cyclones in OT

CINCINNATI, OH – Defenseman Jon Jutzi scored just two goals last season with the Orlando Solar Bears.   On Saturday night, the newcomer to the Kalamazoo Wings made his first goal of the season count, scoring the game winner in overtime to give the K-Wings the win in their season opener. The K-Wings defeated the Cincinnati Cyclones 3-2. In the opening …

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K-Wings kick off 44th season on Saturday

KALAMAZOO, MI – The roster is set and the Kalamazoo Wings are hitting the road to begin their 44th season of professional hockey. The K-Wings will travel to Cincinnati for a game against the Cyclones on Saturday before returning back to Wings Event Center to prepare for their home opener on Saturday, October 21st against the Brampton Beast. Hoping to …

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K-Wings to dedicate upcoming season to the Parfets

This coming season of Kalamazoo Wings hockey will be dedicated to the memory of Ted and Martha Parfet, the team’s original owners. The Parfets, who built Wings Stadium (now known as Wings Event Center) and brought professional hockey to Kalamazoo in 1974, owned the team until 2000. Returning as owners in 2002, the couple owned the team until 2008 when …

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