Dean Strong Right At Home
With Kalamazoo Wings

By Pam Shebest
Kalamazoo Gazette

KALAMAZOO — Forward Dean Strong isn’t really a numbers kind of guy.

He knows he’s earned points in all 10 home games with the Kalamazoo Wings, including a goal and an assist in Sunday’s 4-2 ECHL win against the Charlotte Checkers at Wings Stadium.

“Really?” he said, when he learned he’d tallied six goals and eight assists in those games.

Told he had just two assists in seven road games, he was just as surprised.

“Oh, I didn’t know that,” he said. “I would hate to think I’m a home-style player. I try to play hard at home and on the road.

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