FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 15, 2022
K-WINGS ACQUIRE DEFENSEMAN RYAN COOK FROM THUNDER
Kalamazoo adds size, strength and depth at the blue line.
KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Columbus Blue Jackets, have acquired defenseman Ryan Cook from the Adirondack Thunder in exchange for future considerations.
Cook joins the K-Wings after appearing in nine games for the Thunder and 34 games with the Norfolk Admirals this season (1G, 6A, 7 PTS and 32 PIM).
The 6-foot-3, 220-pound righty spent time last year with the Huntsville Havoc (SPHL) and the South Carolina Stingrays.
Cook is a native of Lancaster, NY and played college hockey for three years at Merrimack College before transferring to Niagara University for his senior year.
The K-Wings are on the road to start the four game week against the Cincinnati Cyclones this Wednesday. Puck drop is scheduled for 10:35 a.m.
For more information, on all the great things happening this weekend at Wings Event Center (Green Ice, First Responders Night and Mascot Madness) click HERE.
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.