FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 7, 2023
K-WINGS RETURN DEFENSEMAN BJØRGVIK-HOLM TO MONSTERS (AHL)
KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Columbus Blue Jackets, announced Tuesday that the Cleveland Monsters have recalled defenseman Ole Julian Bjørgvik-Holm from the K-Wings.
Bjørgvik-Holm, 20, scored one goal with three assists in 19 games played for Kalamazoo this season. With the Monsters, Bjørgvik-Holm has recorded two assists and six penalty minutes in 25 games played for Cleveland in 2022-23.
The Oslo, Norway native played two seasons in the OHL with Mississauga after a highly successful junior career in Norway, including winning the Norway U18 Gold Medal with Manglerud in 2016-17 and the Silver Medal the following year. Bjørgvik Holm was selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 5th-round of the 2020 NHL Draft.
The K-Wings get set for a matchup Friday versus the Toledo Walleye (35-15-4-2) at 7:00 p.m. at Wings Event Center. It’s also a $3 Friday! Enjoy $3 beers, sodas and hot dogs for just three bucks. Get your tickets HERE.
It’s March, which means it’s almost time for THE biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Kalamazoo, the K-Wings’ 39th annual ‘Green Ice’ game! Secure your seats HERE, because Wings Event Center is filling up fast for the grandaddy of all Painted Ice games. Stay post-game for the player-worn jersey auction, and it's also $3 Friday, so enjoy $3 beers, sodas and hot dogs while watching your K-Wings face the Fort Wayne Komets.
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.