Rattie, Cundari back in Wolves fold, Chelios shines in debut

Rattie, Cundari back in Wolves fold, Chelios shines in debut
It was just a taste–maybe more like a sip–but Wolves rookie Ty Rattie is grateful for his first NHL experience. Rattie made his Blues debut in Dallas last Friday, and played again in the Blues’ season-finale Sunday against Detroit before rejoining the Wolves on Monday. Rattie’s performance in the two games was rather nondescript–no points,... Read more »

Wolves lose Cundari, gain a Chelios in blue-line shuffle

Wolves lose Cundari, gain a Chelios in blue-line shuffle
Mark Cundari was a bit frustrated after he and his Wolves teammates couldn’t solve Milwaukee goalie Scott Darling on Tuesday night. That frustration was all but forgotten in the moments following the game when he learned the Calgary Flames recalled him to the NHL. “Hopefully I can get in the lineup and make a difference... Read more »

Rattie, Allen continue to shine for Wolves

Rattie, Allen continue to shine for Wolves
The confidence Ty Rattie sought early in his rookie season continues to grow with each game he plays for the Chicago Wolves. With that confidence is coming an increased patience, which he displayed in scoring the second of his two goals in the Wolves’ 6-2 victory Sunday over Grand Rapids. Rattie took a pass from... Read more »
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Return to Wolves lineup brings relief for Andronov

Return to Wolves lineup brings relief for Andronov
The Chicago Wolves locker room area at Allstate Arena wasn’t the happiest of places Sunday evening, not after the team lost its second game in as many days to the Texas Stars. Yet, left wing Sergey Andronov managed to sound rather upbeat when discussing his play. Of course, Andronov can be forgiven if his enthusiasm... Read more »

Cannone shows some flair in return to Wolves lineup

Cannone shows some flair in return to Wolves lineup
Six weeks was a long time for Pat Cannone to sit and watch the Chicago Wolves play games without him. A broken right hand suffered in a Jan. 21 game at Utica kept Cannone on the periphery as the Wolves continued their turnaround season that now has them sitting in fourth place in the Western... Read more »

Despite success, Wolves still seeking the right mix

Despite success, Wolves still seeking the right mix
The victories keep coming for the Chicago Wolves. And so do the roster moves. On Wednesday, the Wolves acquired defenseman Joe Corvo on loan from the NHL’s Ottawa Senators, a transaction that came only four days after the Wolves received two players for trading Mark Mancari to the Florida Panthers. “It happens a lot, but... Read more »
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Baseball skills pay off for Wolves' Rattie

Baseball skills pay off for Wolves' Rattie
A few years ago, Chicago Wolves rookie Ty Rattie had to make a decision about his athletic future — hockey or baseball. Obviously, he chose hockey, but his significant baseball skills are still paying dividends. In Saturday’s overtime loss to the Milwaukee Admirals, Rattie scored a goal that may become the stuff of legend if... Read more »

Injuries starting to pile up for Wolves

Injuries starting to pile up for Wolves
When Cade Fairchild went down to the ice just after being struck in the face with a puck, it looked to be a serious eye injury for the Chicago Wolves defenseman. Fairchild caught the puck flush in his right eye along the boards in front of the Wolves’ penalty box. He stayed down on the... Read more »

NOTEBOOK: Wolves' McCudden realizes Olympic dream

NOTEBOOK: Wolves' McCudden realizes Olympic dream
His duties won’t be the same, but that doesn’t matter to Wolves skating and skills coach Kenny McCudden. He’s just happy to have any role with the U.S. Olympic women’s hockey team coaching staff in Sochi, Russia. McCudden, whom I wrote about last month, has worked with Team USA for 2 1/2 years performing similar... Read more »
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Cundari finds instant comfort with Wolves

Cundari finds instant comfort with Wolves
Defenseman Mark Cundari may be new to Chicago Wolves fans, but he’s no stranger to 10 of his Wolves teammates.┬áCundari, along with fellow newcomer Adam Cracknell, played with the Peoria Rivermen in 2012-13. Near the end of the regular season, Cundari was shipped to the Calgary Flames organization as part of the deal that brought... Read more »