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December 2, 2013 - ECHL (ECHL) - Kalamazoo Wings News Release

Last Week's Record: 1-1-0-1

Overall Record: 7-6-0-2

Fast Forward

Kalamazoo Wings @ Greenville Road Warriors

Thursday, December 5th

7:00 p.m.

Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina

Listen Live: www.wzuu.com

The K-Wings will begin the month of December with a four-game road trip. On the season, Kalamazoo is 2-3-0-0 away from Wings Stadium. The K-Wings enter the week with a record of 0-1-0-1 against teams from the South Division

Kalamazoo Wings @ Gwinnett Gladiators

Friday, December 6th

7:05 p.m.

The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Gwinnett, Georgia

Listen Live: www.wzuu.com

Friday night will be the first of three meetings between the K-Wings and Gladiators and the lone appearance for Kalamazoo at The Arena at Gwinnett Center. Gwinnett starts the week in fifth place in the South Division.

Kalamazoo Wings @ Greenville Road Warriors

Saturday, December 7th

7:00 p.m.

Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina

Listen Live: www.wzuu.com

December 7th will be the second and final meeting of the season between the teams. Greenville starts the week in fourth place in the South Division.

On the Ice

The following is the K-Wings practice schedule for the week (subject to change) Tuesday: 10 am-11:30 am (Wings Stadium) K-Wings will depart for Greenville following practice.

Wednesday: 12 pm-1:30 pm (Practice at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, SC)

Thursday: 11:15-12 pm (Morning Skate in Greenville in preparation for game against Road Warriors)

Friday: TBA (Morning Skate in Greenville before heading off to game in Gwinnett)

Saturday: 11:15 am- 12 pm (Morning Skate in Greenville in preparation for game against Road Warriors)

Sunday: No Practice

Game Rewind

Wednesday, November 27th Vs Florida Everblades (Florida 5-Kalamazoo 2)

Kalamazoo, MI- The Florida Everblades proved once again why they are one of the top road teams in the ECHL. The Everblades used two scores in the second period to defeat the Kalamazoo Wings 5-2 Wednesday night to earn their league-best ninth road victory. Read More

Friday, November 29th Vs Fort Wayne Komets (Kalamazoo 4-Fort Wayne 0)

Kalamazoo, MI- For his second consecutive start Joel Martin (3-2-0-1) put on a goaltending clinic. Kalamazoo's netminder kept the ECHL's top shooting team at bay, as the Kalamazoo Wings shutout the Fort Wayne Komets 4-0 Friday night at Wings Stadium. Read More

Saturday, November 29th Vs South Carolina Stingrays (South Carolina 3-Kalamazoo 2-Shootout)

Kalamazoo, MI- Pushed to the limit, the South Carolina Stingrays remained unbeaten in regulation on the road escaping Wings Stadium with a 3-2 shootout victory Saturday night over the Kalamazoo Wings. Read More

ECHL Standings and Statistics

Team Leaders: Kalamazoo Wings

Goals: Yanni Gourde, Eric Kattelus (7 Goals)

Assists: Yanni Gourde (12 Assists)

Points: Yanni Gourde (19 Points)

+/-: Eric Kattelus (+12) Penalty Minutes: Jeremie Blain (33 Minutes)

Power Play Goals: Sam Ftorek (4 Goals)

Short Handed Goals: Aaron Clarke, Ryan Del Monte, Yanni Gourde, Adam Polasek (1 Goal)

Game Winning Goals: Aaron Clarke, Yanni Gourde (2 GW)

Shots: Yanni Gourde (58 Shots)

Shooting Percentage: Cody Beach, Sebastian Wannstrom (33.3%)

Overtime Goals: Entire Team (0 Goals)

Shootout Goals: Yanni Gourde, David Pacan, Justin Taylor (2 Goals)

Shootout Percentage: David Pacan (100%)

Goals Against Average: Joel Martin (2.53 )

Save Percentage: Jordan Binnington (0.915)

On the Road Again

After three straight at home, the K-Wings will pack the bus and head south. Kalamazoo will begin a four-game road swing this Thursday night in Greenville.

Heating Up

Forward Eric Kattelus is on a scoring tear. Kattelus beings the week on a three-game assist and point streak.

Timely Goals

Forward Aaron Clarke has been able to score in the clutch. Two of Clarke's three goals this season have been game-winning goals.

Martin the Magnificent

Last Friday, Joel Martin earned his second shutout of the season, his 18th overall and his 13th in a K-Wings uniform. The 13 shutouts with Kalamazoo ties Martin with Manny Fernandez (1994-98) for the organizations all-time lead.

The Obscure Stat of the Week

Kalamazoo closed out the month of November with a record of 7-4-0-2. The seven wins in the month marks the K-Wings highest win total in the month of November since joining the ECHL in 2009-2010.

Tickets! Get Your Tickets!!

Tickets for all K-Wings home games are now on sale. Catch all the action as your K-Wings play the very best the ECHL has to offer. Tickets are on sale now by stopping by the Wings Stadium Ticket Office or at any Ticketmaster location.

What's Going On

This season, the best way to keep track of the K-Wings is to log onto the team's website at www.kwings.com . The site has player profiles, video on your hometown team, and much, much more including our current promotional schedule

K-Wings Live

Join special guests Head Coach Nick Bootland and the "Voice of the K-Wings" Mike Modugno on Monday, December 16th for the next edition of "K-Wings Live". The show is on WZUU (92.5 FM) and online through www.kwings.com from 6-7 p.m. at Brewster's in Portage, Michigan.

K-Wings on Radio

Catch all the K-Wings games, home and away, on the K-Wings Radio Network (92.5 FM WZUU & on kwings.com). Join the "Voice of the K-Wings" Mike Modugno for all 72 regular season games plus the playoffs. Pre-game coverage begins with the Kalsee Credit Union Pre-Game Show 20 minutes prior to face-off. For the most complete coverage of the K-Wings from the opening face-off to the final buzzer, keep your radio tuned this season to the K-Wings Radio Network.

Upcoming Games

Thursday, December 5th @ Greenville 7:00 PM

Friday, December 6th @ Gwinnett 7:05 PM

Saturday, December 7th @ Greenville 7:00 PM

Tuesday, December 10th @ Cincinnati 7:35 PM

Friday, December 13th Vs Cincinnati 7:30 PM (Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest/Teddy Bear Toss Night, $2 Beer, $2 Hot Dogs, $1 Pepsi Products)

Saturday, December 14th Vs Fort Wayne 7:30 PM (Autism Awareness Night)


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