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February 8, 2023
K-WINGS ACQUIRE ROOKIE FORWARD LUKE MORGAN FROM MAVERICKS
KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Columbus Blue Jackets, announced Wednesday the acquisition of rookie forward Luke Morgan from the Kansas City Mavericks in exchange for forward Shaw Boomhower.
Morgan, 25, is a University of Michigan product and has played 20 games for Kansas City this season, posting three goals and six assists with six penalty minutes.
The 5-foot 11-inch, Brighton, MI native played four seasons for the Wolverines and one season for Lake Superior State from 2016-22, amassing 23 goals and 43 assists in 173 games played.
Boomhower, 24, heads to Kansas City after suiting up in four games for the K-Wings this season. Prior to the 2021-22 season, Boomhower played one season for Wheeling (31gp, 5g, 8a) and two seasons for Cincinnati (50gp, 7g, 7a).
Kalamazoo’s next matchup is against the Toledo Walleye (24-15-4-2) on Friday at 7:15 p.m. EST at Huntington Center.
It’s time for the perfect Valentine's Day surprise! Get your tickets HERE, and join the K-Wings for the annual Pink Ice game on Feb. 11 at 7:00 p.m. at Wings Event Center versus the Indy Fuel. Prior to the game, we’ll honor breast cancer survivors with a ceremonial puck drop, and there'll be a breast cancer specialty jersey auction immediately following the game!
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.