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Wings Way

Wings Way

By Kalamazoo Wings
A verbal history of the Kalamazoo Wings from those players and coaches who lived it
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Episode 4: Brad Berry

Wings Way

Claude Noel
Former K-Wing coach and player Claude Noel looks back at his time as a K-Wing
April 05, 2019
Kory Karlander: 1999-00, 2004-08, 2010-13
Kory Karlander chatted about coming back to Kalamazoo, his time with the K-Wings, and the new faceoff rules during the first intermission of the 3/23 game against Wheeling.
March 26, 2019
Dean Kolstad: 1988-91
Dean Kolstad talks about team pranksters, rivalries, and what led him to stay in Kalamazoo after his career was done.
March 19, 2019
Glenn Detulleo 2006-09
Current Huntsville Havoc Head Coach Glen Detulleo was traded from the K-Wings then came back at the end of the season for playoffs. He talks about playing with current K-Wing head coach Nick Bootland, his time in Kalamazoo, shifting into coaching and much more.
March 13, 2019
Kevin Evans - 1985-93
Former K-Wings tough guy Kevin Evans was back in Kalamazoo on Friday, March 1 for Bobble Fist night. He talked with Isaac Berky about his toughest opponent, growing up with brothers, and how he ended up in Kalamazoo
March 04, 2019
Episode 18: Michael Wanchuk
K-Wing all-time leading scorer, and member of the original team Michael Wanchuk talks to Isaac Berky about his return to Kalamazoo, the original team, and why he almost quit hockey before his career in Kalamazoo had started.
February 19, 2019
Episode 17: Dwight Schofield
Former defenseman Dwight Schofield chats about playing in the "goon" days. Having opposing fans shoot at the back of the bus, brawls, in the stands, working his way to the NHL and more!
January 30, 2019
Episode 16: Darren Archibald
Darren Archibald joined the K-Wings in his rookie season after beginning the season with the Chicago Wolves and quickly became a fan favorite. Archibald helped the K-Wings to the Conference Final before climbing his way up to the NHL with the Vancouver Canucks. 
January 23, 2019
Episode 15: Georges Gagnon
Georges Gagnon reflects on his time in Kalamazoo, the upcoming number retirement, as well as alumni weekend in the latest edition of Wings Way.
January 15, 2019
Episode 14: Alvin White
Former K-Wing Alvin White talks with Isaac about how the game has changed, his thoughts on Kalamazoo, and what got him to stay in the area.
December 18, 2018
Episode 13: Dallas Kirkpatrick-Jersey Designer
The winner of the K-Wings 2018 Fan Design Jersey contest Dallas Kirkpatrick chatted about his inspirations for the K-Wings design, getting into jersey designing, and paying tribute to the Humboldt Broncos during his trip to Kalamazoo
December 13, 2018
Episode 12: Neil Meadmore
Neil Meadmore talks about why he came back to Kalamazoo, his first NHL training camp, and old rivalries in Episode 12 of Wings Way
December 04, 2018
Episode 11: Neil Brady
Former NJ Devils first round pick Neil Brady chats about his time in Kalamazoo, the difference between the IHL and AHL, and much more in Episode 11 of Wings Way.
November 28, 2018
Episode 10: Jamie Langenbrunner
Two-time Stanley Cup Champion, Olympic Medalist and long-time NHLer Jamie Langenbrunner talks to Isaac Berky about how playing in Kalamazoo put his career on the right track to be successful.
November 20, 2018
Episode 9: Paul Jerrard
Former K-Wing and current Nebraska-Omaha assistant coach Paul Jerrard chats with Isaac Berky about rivalries, success in Kalamazoo, and facing old teammates as opponents.
November 13, 2018
Episode 8: Brent Jarrett
Former IHL MVP Brent Jarrett chats with Isaac Berky about being loaned to Kalamazoo, what made him stick around, and much more in the latest Wings Way.
November 06, 2018
Episode 7: John Shorthouse-Affiliate Night
Vancouver Canucks play-by-play voice John Shorthouse talks with Isaac Berky about the Canucks fast start to the season, the youth movement, and how the Canucks have utilized their affiliates
November 02, 2018
Episode 6: Joe Roberts-Affiliate Night
Former K-Wings broadcaster Joe Roberts talks about the Utica Comets season so far, call-ups, and more in the Affiliate Night edition of Wings Way
November 01, 2018
Episode 5: Yanni Gourde
Former K-Wing and Current Lightning forward Yanni Gourde talks about his short stint in Kalamazoo
October 31, 2018
Episode 4: Brad Berry
North Dakota Head Coach and former K-Wing defenseman Brad Berry chats about his time in Kalamazoo and how it helped him become a successful coach.
October 23, 2018
Episode 3: Kevin Schamehorn
Latest episode of Wings Way
October 15, 2018
Episode 2: Joel Martin
Former goaltender and current Assistant coach Joel Martin talks with Isaac Berky about his tenure in Kalamazoo, the transition to coaching, and much more.
October 09, 2018
Episode 1: Ken Hitchcock
Former K-Wings Coach Ken Hitchcock talks with voice of the K-Wings Isaac Berky about his time behind the bench in Kalamazoo.
October 03, 2018