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For the seventh time this season, the Kalamazoo Wings will face-off against the Port Huron Flags. Kalamazoo leads the season series against Port Huron with a record of 4-1-1; however, the Flags skated away with a 4-3 shootout win in the teams' prior encounter last Saturday at Wings Stadium.

Kalamazoo comes into tonight's game looking to extend a season high five-game unbeaten streak (3-0-2). Also for the second straight night, the K-Wings will try to snap the longest winning streak in the league, as Port Huron has won six straight games. Last night, Kalamazoo ended Muskegon's seven-game win streak.

Saturday's win in Kalamazoo was the first at Wings Stadium for the Flags and first from any Port Huron team since February 22, 2004. Port Huron's six-game winning streak is the longest streak in their franchise's UHL history.

Team Leaders: Kalamazoo Wings Port Huron Flags

Goals: Nick Bootland (19 Goals) Garett Cameron (10 Goals)

Assists: Glenn Detulleo (23 Assists) Mark Cadotte (15 Assists)

Points: Nick Bootland, Kory Karlander (29 Points) Greg Bullock (21 Points)

+/-: Joe Markusen (+12) Steve Hildenbrand (+7)

Penalty Minutes: Tyler Willis (73 Minutes) Robert Snowball (113 Minutes)

Power Play Goals: Justin Cross (7 Goals) Bobby Kukulka,

Garett Cameron (4 Goals)

Short Handed Goals: Scott Dobben (2 Goals) Ryan Markham (4 Goals)

Game Winning Goals: Nick Bootland (4 GW) Mark Cadotte, Bobby Kukulka,

Garett Cameron (2 GW)

Shots: Nick Bootland (139 Shots) Greg Bullock (87 Shots)

Shooting Percentage: Lucas Drake (26.1%) Garett Cameron (17.9%)

Shootout Goals: Nick Bootland, Glenn Detulleo (2 Goals) Bobby Kukulka (2 Goals)

Shootout Percentage: Nick Bootland, Glenn Detulleo (100%) Bobby Kukulka (66.7%)

Goals Against Average: Ryan Nie (2.11) Dustin Traylen (2.68)

Save Percentage: Ryan Nie (0.930) Dustin Traylen,

Noah Ruden (0.913)

All-Time/ Season Series

All-Time Series: K-Wings Lead All-Time Series: 13-1-2

Season Series: K-Wings Lead Season Series: 4-1-1

Last Meeting: K-Wings lost 4-3 in a shootout December 23rd @ Wings Stadium in Kalamazoo, Michigan Next Meeting: Saturday, January 20th @ McMorran Place Arena in Port Huron, Michigan

A Night of Milestones

Their first shifts of the game, both Nick Bootland and Joe Markusen will reach personal milestones tonight. This game against the Flags marks Bootland's 600th game of his professional career, while Markusen will be celebrating his 100th.

Rolling Along

Kalamazoo travels to Port Huron having not lost a game in regulation in the last five games. The five-game unbeaten streak is the longest this season by the K-Wings.

Five Alive

Glenn Detulleo, Lucas Drake, and Scott Dobben all enter tonight's game looking to extend five-game point streaks. In addition, Dobben also has a four-game goal streak coming into this evening's game, which is ties him with Nick Bootland for the K-Wings' season high.

Good After Two Periods

When the K-Wings lead going into the final period, they always win. On the season, Kalamazoo is an impressive 12-0-0 when carrying a lead into the third period.

Tickets, Get Your Tickets!!

Tickets for all K-Wings home games are now on sale. Catch all the action as your K-Wings play the very best the UHL has to offer. Tickets are on sale now by calling the Wings Stadium Ticket Office at (269) 345-5101.

Get On-Line

This season, the best way to keep track of your K-Wings is to log onto :: Wings Stadium - Home of Kalamazoo Wings Hockey ::. The site has player profiles, photos, information about Wings Stadium events, and much much more. Fans of myspace can befriend the official site of Wings Stadium and the Kalamazoo Wings at www.myspace.com/wingsstadium.

Drake and Cross on the Radio

Join special guests Lucas Drake and Justin Cross, as they join Head Coach Mark Reeds and the Voice of the K-Wings, Mike Modugno on "K-Wings Live" on January 8th. The show is on Sports Radio AM 1660 Mondays from 6-7 PM at The Cabana Bar and Grille inside the Holiday Inn Kalamazoo on South 11th Street. Come join us for the last "K-Wings Live" of 2006. Remember "K-Wings Live" will be on a two-week hiatus due to the holidays.

K-Wings on Radio

Catch all the K-Wings games home and away on the K-Wings Radio Network (WLKM 95.9 FM and Sports Radio AM 1660). Join the Voice of the K-Wings, Mike Modugno for all 76 regular season games plus the playoffs. Pre-game coverage begins with the Digital Highway Pre-Game Show 15 minutes prior to face-off. For the most complete coverage of the K-Wings from the Opening Face-Off to the Final Buzzer, keep your radio tuned this season to the K-Wings Radio Network.

Upcoming Games

Friday, December 29th @ Flint 7:30 PM

Saturday, December 30th @ Fort Wayne 7:30 PM

Sunday, December 31st Vs Flint 7:30 PM (5th Annual New Year's Eve Bash presented by WWMT and COOL 101 FM)

Friday, January 5th @ Quad City 7:00 PM (CST)
 
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