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January 19, 2022
JORDAN RETURNS, SLAKER HEADS UP TO CLEVELAND
AHL’s Cleveland Monsters loan forward Zach Jordan back to Kalamazoo and recall forward Jake Slaker.
KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Columbus Blue Jackets, received forward Zach Jordan on loan from the American Hockey League’s Cleveland Monsters Wednesday. The Monsters also recalled forward Jake Slaker from his loan to Kalamazoo.
Jordan appeared in two games for the Monsters since being recalled on January 5. For the K-Wings this season, Jordan amassed 11 points (7G, 4A, +5) in 25 games played. Jordan also scored the game-winning goal in his last game played with the K-Wings on January 2 versus Tulsa (4-1).
As for Slaker, he heads up to Cleveland on fire. The University of Michigan product has 4 goals in his last three games and has notched points in seven of his last 11-games (6G, 8A, +5). On the season, Slaker has 24 points (10G, 14A, -1) and two game-winning goals for Kalamazoo.
Kalamazoo hosts Indy at 3:00 p.m. Sunday at Wings Event Center for the ‘Kids Day.’ The first 600 kids (under 12) receive a K-Wings youth jersey! Fans are encouraged to bring skates, too, as they’re welcome to skate on the main ice following the game.
**Due to current league Health and Safety protocols, players will not participate in the post-game skate.
The Kalamazoo Wings are a professional hockey team located in southwest Michigan that has been a staple in the Kalamazoo, MI professional sports landscape since 1974. The K-Wings compete in the ECHL and are the AA affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Columbus Blue Jackets and American Hockey League’s Cleveland Monsters. Kalamazoo plays their 36 regular season home games at Wings Event Center from October through April.