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K-WINGS DROP SEASON FINALE AGAINST WALLEYE

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K-WINGS DROP SEASON FINALE AGAINST WALLEYE

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April 16, 2022

K-WINGS DROP SEASON FINALE AGAINST WALLEYE

Kalamazoo fell behind big in the second period and lost in Toledo, 9-2.

BOX SCORE     

KALAMAZOO, MI - The Toledo Walleye (49-19-2-2) exploded with five goals in the second period, and beat the Kalamazoo Wings (36-35-1-0) in the regular season finale Saturday at Huntington Center, 9-2.

Kalamazoo came out strong in the first, tying the game 1-1 at the 11:51 mark on the power play.

On the play, Jake Slaker (18) ripped home a one-timer from the right circle. Erik Bradford (31) and Justin Murray (24) assisted on the goal. 

Then Toledo added one just before the break and five more in the second to take a commanding 7-1 lead into the intermission. 

The K-Wings then connected on the power play again at the 3:27 mark of the third. Same three players, same setup but a different shot. This time, Slaker (19) wristed home his second of the game from the right circle. Bradford (32) and Murray (25) assisted on the goal. 

Jake Kielly (1-3-1-0) made 17 saves in the loss, and Trevor Gorsuch made 8 saves in relief. 

The Kalamazoo Wings finish the season ranked No. 5 in the Central Division. 

Stay tuned to the K-Wings social channels over the coming weeks for the 2022-23 schedule release. 

Thank you, Kalamazoo, for another historic season.

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.

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