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K-Wings add Humitz

Action photo of Max Humitz

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Kalamazoo Wings, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Columbus Blue Jackets, announced the team signed second-year forward Max Humitz for the 2021-22 season.

Humitz, 26, appeared in eight games for the American Hockey League’s Grand Rapids Griffins in 2020-21 and post five points (3g-2a). The Livonia, Michigan native previously put together a decorated college career at Lake Superior State University with 111 points (64g-47a) in 149 games for the Lakers from 2016-20.

The Lakers’ 2019-20 captain set career-highs as a senior with 22 goals and 35 points in 41 games before turning pro, landing on the NCAA’s Lowe’s Senior Class All-American Second Team. Humitz was also named to the All-WCHA second team, after being selected to the conference’s third team in 2018-19 as a junior and rookie team in 2016-17 as a freshman.

Humitz is also a proven winner, capping a four-year junior career in 2015-16 with a Clark Cup championship for the United States Hockey League’s Tri-City Storm.