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K-WINGS RETURN DEFENSEMAN CHAD NYCHUK TO CANUCKS (AHL)

Monday, January 29th
K-WINGS RETURN DEFENSEMAN CHAD NYCHUK TO CANUCKS (AHL)

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January 29, 2024

K-WINGS RETURN DEFENSEMAN CHAD NYCHUK TO CANUCKS (AHL)

Kalamazoo’s defenseman Chad Nychuk recalled from loan by Abbotsford (AHL).

KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks, announced Monday that the loan of second-year defenseman Chad Nychuk has been recalled by the Abbotsford Canucks (AHL).

Nychuk, 22, returns to Abbotsford after playing six games with the team from November 25 thru December 16. The Rossburn, MB product notched his first career AHL goal in the Canucks’ 7-2 win at Calgary on November 26. 

The 2023 ECHL All-Star, was also originally loaned to Kalamazoo on October 24 and suited up in eight of the K-Wings’ first nine games of 2023-24 before heading up to Abbotsford. The 6-foot 1-inch, 194-pound blue liner returned on December 30 and has recorded 10 points (1g-9a) in 19 ECHL games played this season with nine of those points coming in the last 11 games since returning. 

Kalamazoo is back in action Friday at 7:00 p.m. EST versus the Iowa Heartlanders (16-19-5-1) for Black Heritage Celebration Night at Wings Event Center. Tickets to the game can be purchased 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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