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December 3, 2023
KALAMAZOO FALTERS IN WHEELING
K-Wings couldn't answer Nailers' strong 2nd period, look to rebound in Wednesday morning tilt in Toledo.
WHEELING, WV – The Kalamazoo Wings (7-11-0-0), proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks, lost 4-0 to the Wheeling Nailers (9-9-1-0) at WesBanco Arena Sunday.
Goaltender Hunter Vorva (2-4-0-0) performed admirably and made 31 saves in the contest.
Wheeling opened the scoring at the 11:02 mark of the first.
The Nailers struck again on the power play at the 2:40 mark of the second and made it 3-0 at the 8:29 mark.
Wheeling added another goal to make it 4-0 with 8:16 left in the game.
Kalamazoo finished the game scoreless on the power play and 2-for-3 on the penalty kill. Wheeling took the final shot total, 35-24.
The K-Wings will be back in action Wednesday at 10:35 a.m. EST against the Toledo Walleye (11-3-1-1) for Education Day at Huntington Center.
Saturday, December 9, is Super Slappy Night versus the Iowa Heartlanders at Wings Event Center. Get ready to have some serious fun as we honor Slappy’s love for video games and the holiday season with the first 1,000 fans receiving a limited edition Slappy Ornament. Tap HERE to secure your tickets now.
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.