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K-WINGS RECEIVE ALL-STAR DEFENSEMAN CHAD NYCHUK FROM CANUCKS (AHL)

Tuesday, October 24th
K-WINGS RECEIVE ALL-STAR DEFENSEMAN CHAD NYCHUK FROM CANUCKS (AHL)

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October 24, 2023

K-WINGS RECIEVE ALL-STAR DEFENSEMAN CHAD NYCHUK FROM CANUCKS (AHL)

Kalamazoo welcomes back 2023 ECHL All-Star to defensive corps via loan from Abbotsford.

KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks, announced the Abbotsford Canucks (AHL)  has loaned defenseman Chad Nychuk to the team on Tuesday.

Nychuk, 22, was named to the ECHL Western Conference All-Star team after a stellar first half of the 2022-23 season, posting 4 goals, 17 assists with just 10 penalty minutes in 36 games played for the K-Wings from October 13, 2022, thru January 22, 2023. 

The defenseman then suited up in 13 games for Abbotsford as a rookie, notching five assists in 13 games played last season.

The 6-foot 1-inch, 194-pound, Rossburn, Manitoba native scored 71-points (21g, 50a) for the Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL) in 2021-22, earning him a WHL (East) Second All-Star Team selection and an invite to the Vancouver Canucks (NHL) prospect development camp last fall.

Kalamazoo is back to action on Wednesday at 7 p.m. EST versus the Indy Fuel at Wings Event Center. 

It’s also a winning Wednesday & 269 Night. If the K-Wings win, you win free tickets to the next home weekday game. Come enjoy $2 beers & sodas, $6 wing baskets and get into the game for just $9 ($11 if purchased on gameday). Secure your tickets HERE.

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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 Vancouver Canucks and the American Hockey League’s Abbotsford Canucks. Kalamazoo plays their 36 regular season home games at Wings Event Center from October through April.

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Cincinnati Cyclones
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Saturday, October 19th
Cincinnati Cyclones @ Kalamazoo Wings
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7:00 PM EDT
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Fort Wayne Komets
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Bloomington Bison
Friday, November 8th
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Grossinger Motors Arena
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Cincinnati Cyclones
Kalamazoo Wings
Saturday, October 19th
Cincinnati Cyclones @ Kalamazoo Wings
Puck Drops:
7:00 PM EDT
Wings Event Center
Cincinnati Cyclones
CIN Cincinnati Cyclones
at
Kalamazoo Wings
KAL Kalamazoo Wings
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Sunday, October 27th
Cincinnati Cyclones @ Kalamazoo Wings
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3:00 PM EDT
Wings Event Center
Cincinnati Cyclones
CIN Cincinnati Cyclones
at
Kalamazoo Wings
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Wings Event Center
Indy Fuel
Kalamazoo Wings
Friday, November 1st
Indy Fuel @ Kalamazoo Wings
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7:00 PM EDT
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Indy Fuel
IND Indy Fuel
at
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