The Columbus Blue Jackets have reached an agreement with the Kalamazoo Wings, who will serve as their ECHL affiliate for the 2014-15 season.

The K-Wings compete in the ECHL's Western Conference Midwest Division. The club plays its home games at Wings Stadium in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

The Blue Jackets also announced that their preseason home opener on Sunday, Sept. 21, against the St. Louis Blues, will start at 6:30 p.m. instead of 6 p.m.