FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 22, 2022
K-WINGS ACQUIRE FORWARD PAUL MCAVOY FROM GLADIATORS
KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Columbus Blue Jackets, announced Tuesday the acquisition of rookie forward Paul McAvoy from the Atlanta Gladiators for future considerations.
McAvoy, 26, has played 12 ECHL games (2G, 4 PIM) over the past two seasons with Atlanta after signing immediately following his senior season at Colgate University. The 6-foot 2-inch, 194-pound, Richmond, Kentucky native was the team captain at Colgate in his final two seasons and played with the team from 2017-2022.
In 154 games at Colgate, McAvoy scored 21 goals, 20 assists and amassed 68 penalty minutes.
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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 the American Hockey League’s Cleveland Monsters. Kalamazoo plays their 36 regular season home games at Wings Event Center from October through April.