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November 30, 2022
K-WINGS DROP ROADTRIP OPENER TO EVERBLADES
Kalamazoo and Florida skated scoreless through two, but the home team surged in the third period.
ESTERO, FL – The Kalamazoo Wings (7-7-1-0), proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Columbus Blue Jackets, went to battle with Florida (10-3-2-1), holding the Everblades to one goal through almost 55 minutes, but fell in the end at Hertz Arena on Wednesday, 3-0.
The matchup was scoreless into the third period until the Everblades opened the scoring at the 5:04 mark of the frame on the power play. Florida was able to add two more before the final horn sounded to close out the contest on top.
Evan Cormier (5-5-1-0) made 31 saves on 34 shots against, for his sixth consecutive start with a save percentage of at least .900, and rookie Mason McCarty led Kalamazoo in shots with four.
The K-Wings immediately play their second of three consecutive games in the Sunshine State against the Orlando Solar Bears (5-8-2-1) Thursday at 7:00 p.m. EST.
Kalamazoo’s next home game will be the annual ‘Teddy Bear Toss’ game on Friday, Dec. 9 versus Toledo. It will also be a $3 Friday, presented by Bud Light, with beers, sodas and hot dogs all available for just $3. Get your tickets now by clicking 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 the American Hockey League’s Cleveland Monsters. Kalamazoo plays their 36 regular season home games at Wings Event Center from October through April.