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K-WINGS FALL TO GROWLERS

Saturday, March 2nd
K-WINGS FALL TO GROWLERS

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March 2, 2024 

K-WINGS FALL TO GROWLERS

Kalamazoo drops second game in Newfoundland, will play for series tomorrow afternoon. 

BOX SCORE

ST. JOHN’S, NL – The Kalamazoo Wings (28-21-3-0), proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks, battled throughout but fell to the Newfoundland Growlers (25-22-7-2) at Mary Brown’s Centre Saturday, 6-0.

Goaltender Hunter Vorva (14-7-0-0) made 16 saves across the first two periods. Jonathan Lemieux relieved Vorva to start the third and made 3 saves.

Newfoundland opened the scoring at the 19:30 mark of the first period and doubled its lead at the 4:48 mark of the second.

The Growlers made it 3-0 with a shorthanded goal at the 13:41 mark and added goals at 18:50 and 19:20.

Newfoundland found the back of the net on the power play at the 1:28 mark of the third.

The K-Wings finished scoreless on the power play and 3-for-4 on the penalty kill. Newfoundland took the final shot total, 25-21.

Kalamazoo is back in action Sunday at 2:30 p.m. EST against Newfoundland at Mary Brown’s Centre.

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The K-Wings return to Wings Event Center for ‘Dumb & Dumber’ Night on Friday, March 8! Just when we thought we couldn’t have done anything stupider, we’ve gone out and totally redeemed ourselves with Dumb & Dumber Night at Wings Event Center. Join us, as we pay honor to the hit 90s movie, and enjoy $3 Friday ($3 beers, sodas & hot dogs) at the game. And get your paddle arm warmed up because there’ll be a Specialty Jersey auction postgame!

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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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