K-Wings add experience with Lodge, Ganly

Kalamazoo, Mich. - The Kalamazoo Wings, ECHL affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks, added forward Jimmy Lodge and defenseman Tyler Ganly for the 2018-19 season.


Lodge, a third-round selection (84th overall) of the Winnipeg Jets in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, joins the K-Wings after recording 49 points (17g-32a) in 57 games with the Jacksonville Icemen last season.


A fourth-year pro, Lodge has appeared in 184 professional games with 114 of those coming with the AHL's Manitoba Moose.


Ganly, 23, spent the majority of last season split between the Florida Everblades and AHL's Charlotte Checkers. He netted 14 points (4g-10a) in 31 games to go along with a +10 rating.


A sixth-round draft pick (156th overall) of the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, Ganly joins the K-Wings with 85 professional games under his belt, including 37 in the AHL.