The Kalamazoo Wings have a new parent club, the Columbus Blue Jackets (of the NHL) and more directly, the Cleveland Monsters (of the AHL). Here's some trivia, the Monsters are owned by Detroit billionaire Dan Gilbert.
"Excited!" That's the word Kalamazoo Wings team governor Toni Will used to describe the feeling as the team announced their 2021-2022 ECHL schedule Tuesday afternoon on Facebook Live. Coach Nick Bootland summed it up as "so close, yet so far."
Ron Hextall probably doesn't have time to celebrate and reflect on what he did 32 years ago yesterday. It's NHL trade deadline day and he's busy getting his new team, Pittsburgh, into the Stanley Cup playoffs.