Friday, August 19, 2011

Kalamazoo opens camp Monday

The Kalamazoo Jr. K-Wings will begin training camp this Monday, August 22, at the Borgess Health Rink at Wings West.

Starting Monday, Marc Fakler, general manager and head coach of the Junior K-Wings, will be leading the team through training camp with on-ice practices Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 2:00pm-3:30pm and on Thursday 1:30pm-3:00pm. The following week, practices will occur 2-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

All practices are open to the public.

After three weeks of camp, the Jr. K-Wings will host two preseason games beginning on Saturday, September 10 at 2 p.m. at the Borgess Health Rink at Wings West against the U.S.A. National Team Development Program U-17 team. The U.S.A. team, coached by the experienced Don Granato, will match up against the Jr. K-Wings the following day, Sunday, September 11 again at 2 p.m. at Wings West.

Tickets for the two exhibition games are included in season ticket packages. Single game tickets can be purchased at the door at the game for $5 (cash only). Youth hockey players 12 and under wearing their jersey will receive FREE admission accompanied by a paying adult.

Sunday, September 11 is the ten-year anniversary on one of most horrific tragedies in U.S. history. To honor those who risked their lives not only on that day, but on a daily basis, the Jr. K-Wings are offering FREE admission to all fire, police and military personnel with valid identification.

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