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K-Wings Announce 2009-10 Team Awards During Fan Appreciation Night

April 3, 2010 - ECHL (ECHL) - Kalamazoo Wings News Release

Kalamazoo, MI- The Kalamazoo Wings, proud member of the ECHL and affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League, announce the recipients of the 2008-09 K-Wings Team Awards.

The awards were presented following the K-Wings home game tonight versus the Toledo Walleye at Wings Stadium.

The following were the awards and the recipients of the K-Wings Awards Ceremony:

Booster Club Appreciation Award: Bryan Jurynec

KOHA Plus-Minus Award: Devin Featherstone

Otten Trophies Star of the Game Award: Sam Ftorek

McDonald's Leading Scorer Award: Andrew Fournier

Meijer Most Improved Player Award: Andrew Fournier

Pepsi Sportsmanship Award: Rick Cleaver

Kalsee Credit Union Unsung Hero Award: Darryl Lloyd

Fifth Third Bank Defenseman of the Year Award: Devin Featherstone

AT&T Rookie of the Year Award: Dean Strong

WLKM Most Popular Player Award: Tyler Willis

Kalamazoo Gazette MVP Award: Ryan Nie

Statistical awards were decided by the player stats at the end of the regular season, while all other awards were decided by fan voting.

Will the regular season concluded, the K-Wings will now prepare to "Step Up or Step Aside", as they begin the 2010 Kelly Cup Playoffs with game one of the American Conference Quarterfinals this Tuesday, April 6th versus the Reading Royals. Game two of the Quarterfinals will occur on Wednesday, April 7th. Face-off for both games will begin 7 p.m.

Wanting fans to "step up" for the teams first Kelly Cup Playoff run, Wings Stadium has decided to expand the $1 beer, $1 hot dog promotion to include all round one postseason home games.

While supplies last, fans attending game one and two of the series will receive a FREE playoff rally towel courtesy of the United Kennel Club.

Individual playoff tickets are on sale now to the general public. Tickets for K-Wings home games in the postseason will range from $11.90 (Blue Level)-$16.90 (Red Level). Seats for kids 12 and under will cost $8.90. Ticket will increase $1 on day of game purchases.

Discounts are also available for groups of 15 or more people.

For more information about the K-Wings 2009-10 team awards, please contact Mike Modugno, director of public relations/broadcaster at (269) 349-9772 extension 220.

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