|March 3, 2014 - Mike Modugno
Director of Public Relations and Broadcaster
Orlando, FL – Capping off a productive four-game road swing, the Kalamazoo Wings defeated the Orlando Solar Bears 4-3 in overtime to finish the trip with three victories.
Skating diagonally left-to-right in the attack zone, Matt Firman(3rd) fired a wrister over the shoulder of Cody Reichard 8:29 into the first period to give the K-Wings an early 1-0 advantage.
In a scramble in front of the K-Wings net, Tyler Murovich (16th) tied the game midway in the stanza by tipping in a Conner Goggin rebound.
Tripped up on a breakaway, David Pacan was award a penalty shot 4:42 into the period. Pacan took advantage of the penalty shot scoring five-hole to reclaim the lead for Kalamazoo.
Less than two minutes later, Mickey Lang continued to be the second-most popular Mickey in Orlando, by notching his league-best 33rd goal of the season on the power-play. The goal was also Lang’s league-leading 11th with a man-advantage.
Picking an opportune moment to earn his first professional goal, Kalvin Sagert put the K-Wings back in the lead with a shorthanded maker 17:58 into the period.
Showing their resiliency the Solar Bears evened the game at 3-3 early in the third period with a goal from Zach Harrison (13th). Harrison snuck around the defense and scored on a backhander to force overtime.
In the extra session, Sam Ftorek found a Brett Ponich (3rd) cutting in from the blue-line for the game-winner 1:14 into overtime.
The K-Wings will return to Wings Stadium on Friday, March 7th to commence a three-game home stand with a 7:30 p.m. face-off versus the South Carolina Stingrays on Carnival Night.
Tickets for all K-Wings home games are currently on sale at the Wings Stadium Ticket Office, all Ticketmaster locations, including www.ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000. Ticket office hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays.
Individual ticket prices for home games are $13 and $17.50 for adults and only $7 for kids ages 12 and under. The price for all K-Wings premium night games (all colored ice games and the New Year’s Eve game) are just $1 more. Fans can save money by purchasing K-Wings single-game tickets in advance. Tickets purchased on the day of a game increase by $2 (adults only).
Fans that plan on attending multiple games can avoid service fees plus enjoy a discount from the single-game price by purchasing a 12, 24 or 36-game flexi-plan. These plans, along with rivalry packs and group ticket packages may be ordered through the K-Wings Sales office by calling (269) 743-6011.
For more information about tonight’s game, please contact Mike Modugno, director of public relations and broadcaster at (269) 226-0384.