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October 27, 2014 - ECHL (ECHL) - Kalamazoo Wings News Release

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Kalamazoo Wings @ Fort Wayne Komets

Friday, October 31st

8:00 p.m.

Allen County Memorial Coliseum Listen Live: http://echl.neulion.com/echl/schedule?daytoday

Kalamazoo will begin the week this Friday, October 31st with a 8 p.m. encounter against the Fort Wayne Komets at Allen County Memorial Coliseum. Friday night with be the middle game of a three-game road swing for the K-Wings.

Kalamazoo Wings @ Fort Wayne Komets

Saturday, November 1st

7:30 p.m.

Allen County Memorial Coliseum

Listen Live: http://echl.neulion.com/echl/schedule?daytoday

The K-Wings and Komets will square off again at Allen County Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, November 1st at 7:30 p.m. Saturday will be the third of 15 regular season encounters between the K-Wings and Komets. Kalamazoo trails the season series with a record of 0-0-1-0. Fort Wayne begins the week in first place (5-0-0-0, 10 points) in the North Division and is one of three (Evansville IceMen and Tulsa Oilers) remaining undefeated teams in the ECHL.

On the Ice The following is the K-Wings practice schedule for the week (subject to change) -Tuesday: 10:00-11:30 am (Wings Stadium) -Wednesday: 10:00-11:30 am (Wings Stadium) -Thursday: 10:00-11:30 am (Wings Stadium) -Friday: 10:15 am-11 am (Morning State at Wings Stadium in preparation for game @ Fort Wayne) -Saturday: 11:15 am-12 pm (Morning State at Memorial Coliseum in preparation for game @ FTW) -Sunday: No Practice

Game Rewind

Wednesday, October 22nd @ Indy Fuel (Kalamazoo 5-Indy 4-In Overtime)

INDIANAPOLIS - Returning to the Indiana State Fairgrounds Coliseum for the first time since he played junior hockey for the Indiana Ice (2006-07), Eric Kattelus made the most out of his homecoming by netting two goals including the game-winner in the Kalamazoo Wings 5-4 overtime victory over the Indy Fuel. Read More

Friday, October 24th Vs Fort Wayne Komets (Fort Wayne 3-Kalamazoo 2-In Overtime)

KALAMAZOO - Needing extra time the Fort Wayne (3-0-0-0) remained undefeated by upending the Kalamazoo Wings (2-1-1-0) 3-2 in overtime in front of a standing room only crowd of 5,122 Friday night at Wings Stadium during the K-Wings home opener and 11th annual Orange Ice Game, presented by Meijer. Read More

Saturday, October 25th @ Cincinnati Cyclones (Kalamazoo 8-Cincinnati 2)

CINCINNATI - Starting a three-game road swing, the Kalamazoo Wings made a statement on Saturday by scoring six unanswered goals en route to defeating the defending Eastern Conference champions, the Cincinnati Cyclones (1-1-0-0) 8-2 at the U.S. Bank Arena. Read More

Current ECHL Stats

Team Leaders: Kalamazoo Wings

Goals: Ludwig Blomstrand (4 Goals)

Assists: Sacha Guimond, Curtis Valk (6 Assists)

Points: Curtis Valk (9 Points)

+/-: Isaac Macleod (+5) Penalty Minutes: Sam Ftorek (10 Minutes)

Power Play Goals: Seven Players Tied (1 Goal)

Short Handed Goals: Entire Team (0 Goals)

Game Winning Goals: Eric Kattelus, Alex Mallet, Lane Scheidl (1 GW)

Shots: Josh Brittian (16 Shots)

Shooting Percentage: Curtis Valk (37.5%)

Overtime Goals: Eric Kattelus (1 Goal)

Shootout Goals: Entire Team (0 Goals)

Shootout Percentage: Entire Team (0%)

Goals Against Average: Scott Munroe (2.00 )

Save Percentage: Scott Munroe (0.920)

Solid Start

Forward Curtis Valk has started the season on fire. Valk enters the week on a K-Wings' season-high five-game point streak and leads all ECHL players with in scoring with nine points (3 goals, 6 assists).

Going Streaking

Kalamazoo starts the week looking to extend two streaks. Kalamazoo is riding a three-game road winning streak, as well as a four-game (3-0-1-0) overall unbeaten streak.

Killing Time Kalamazoo's penalty killing unit has been doing their job. The K-Wings have killed off 14 straight power-play opportunities from their opponents.

Productive at the Point

Defenseman Sacha Guimond starts the week on a four-game point streak. With seven points (1 goal, 6 assists), Guimond also leads all ECHL blue liners in scoring.

The Obscure Stat of the Week Kalamazoo's eight-goal outburst last Saturday tied the team's record for second most in their ECHL history. The K-Wings record for most goals was nine scored on March 18,2012 against the Toledo Walleye.

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 stopping by the Wings Stadium Ticket Office, any Ticketmaster location or at kwings.com.

Get On-Line

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.

K-Wings on the Net

Catch all the K-Wings games, home and away, on the K-Wings Broadcast Network at www.echl.tv . Join the "Voice of the K-Wings" Mike Modugno for all 72 regular season games plus the playoffs. Pregame coverage begins with the Kalsee Credit Union Pre-Game Show 15 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 smart phones, tablets and computers logged onto to the K-Wings Broadcast Network.

Upcoming Games

Friday, October 31st @ Fort Wayne 8:00 PM

Saturday, November 1st @ Fort Wayne 7:30 PM

Friday, November 7th Vs Elmira 7:30 PM (Van Andel Institute Purple Community Night)

Saturday, November 8th Vs Elmira 7:30 PM (Military Appreciation Night presented by AmeriFirst Home Mortgage)

Wednesday, November 12th Vs Fort Wayne 10:30 AM (Education Day presented by United Health Care, Rx Optical)


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