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K-WINGS ACQUIRE FORWARD RYAN COX, COMPLETE READING TRADE

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K-WINGS ACQUIRE FORWARD RYAN COX, COMPLETE READING TRADE

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June 20, 2024

K-WINGS ACQUIRE FORWARD RYAN COX, COMPLETE READING TRADE 

Kalamazoo lands 37-point second-year forward in Cox to seal future trade agreement with Reading. 

KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks, announced Thursday the acquisition of rights to forward Ryan Cox from the Reading Royals. The transaction completes the future trade agreement executed on January 15 with Reading for defenseman Kurt Gosselin.

Cox, 25, is a St. Albert, Alberta native entering his second professional season after playing 58 games combined with Orlando (7g-6a) and Reading (7g-6a) last season.

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No. 14 Ryan Cox (center) battles for position in front of net.

The 5-foot 11-inch forward joined the Toledo Walleye (5g-6a | 12 GP) straight out of Niagra University (NCAA) in 2022-23. In his collegiate career, Cox played 152 games across five seasons (2018-2023) for the Purple Eagles, scoring 35 goals with 34 assists and 69 penalty minutes.

Stay tuned for more roster updates ahead of Kalamazoo’s 50th Anniversary season’s Home Opener this October. 

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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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