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2018 ENDS ON SOUR NOTE FOR K-WINGS

Monday, December 31st
2018 ENDS ON SOUR NOTE FOR K-WINGS

KALAMAZOO, MI- A four goal second period propeled Indy past Kalamazoo on New Year’s Eve. Reid Gardiner notched two points in the first period extending his career high point streak to 12 games. The forward has tallied 21 points (10g, 11a) during that 12 game stretch.  Chris Collins would get New Year’s Eve off on the right foot just 2:03 into the contest, scoring from an impossible angle after receiving a dump off pass from Gardiner. After Indy would tie things up at 1-1, the two would team up for another K-Wings goal. As a Kalamazoo penalty came to close, Collins would find Gardiner who scored on the breakaway giving the K-Wings a 2-1 lead after 20 minutes of play.In the middle frame four goals would be scored, all coming off sticks belonging to Indy. Josh Shalla tied things up at 1:40 of the second period on the power-play and the Fuel never looked back. Ryan and Matt Rupert, along with Avery Peterson would tally goals for the Fuel in the second giving them a 5-2 lead going to the final frame. Trailing by three to start the third, the K-Wings were unable to get another puck past Matt Tomkins as the netminder stopped all ten shots he faced in the third. Matt Rupert would pick up his second of the afternoon late in the period to give the Fuel a 6-2 victory over Kalamazoo.  Jake Hildebrand stopped 25 of 31 shots in the loss, while Matt Tomkins stopped 33 of 35 en route to the victory. Kalamazoo finished the afternoon unsuccessful on the man advantage in three attempts, while the Fuel finished the night two-for-eight.  The K-Wings begin the 2019 calendar year with a trip to Huntington Center Friday night to take on the Walleye with puck drop set for 7:15.  Kalamazoo Wings single game and half season tickets are available now! More information can be gathered at www.kwings.com.  Wings Event Center, owned and operated by Greenleaf Hospitality Group, is home to the Kalamazoo Wings professional hockey team and a full entertainment venue offering concerts, sporting events, family shows and trade shows. Built in 1974, Wings Event Center values partnerships with the community to bring events and attractions that enrich the lives of residents in the Kalamazoo area.

Kalamazoo Wings single game and half season tickets are available now! More information can be gathered at www.kwings.com.

Wings Event Center, owned and operated by Greenleaf Hospitality Group, is home to the Kalamazoo Wings professional hockey team and a full entertainment venue offering concerts, sporting events, family shows and trade shows. Built in 1974, Wings Event Center values partnerships with the community to bring events and attractions that enrich the lives of residents in the Kalamazoo area.

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