Posts tagged "hockey"

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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

Wolves get good, bad news on injury front

Wolves get good, bad news on injury front
Concussions are nothing to mess with, and Chicago Wolves defenseman Joel Edmundson is well aware of that. Edmundson has been out of the Wolves lineup since suffering one against Rockford on Jan. 5. On Thursday Edmundson went through his first full-speed practice, and joined the Wolves for their three-game, five-day trip that begins this afternoon... Read more »
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Wolves trade Locke to Heat, get Cundari on loan

Wolves trade Locke to Heat, get Cundari on loan
The Chicago Wolves have struggled so much on the power play they were willing to trade their leading scorer in order to do something about it. Center Corey Locke, a six-time AHL all-star and former MVP, was sent to the Abbotsford Heat on Thursday. The Wolves received defenseman Mark Cundari on loan from the Heat’s... Read more »

Longpre snaps long scoring drought in Wolves win

Longpre snaps long scoring drought in Wolves win
It took Nathan Longpre quite a while to get his name back on the Chicago Wolves scoresheet. Twenty games, in fact. Longpre’s first-period goal in the Wolves’ 2-1 victory over the Rockford IceHogs on Sunday was the first time he’d scored since Nov. 16. He hadn’t even picked up an assist since the slump started... Read more »

WOLVES GAME DAY: Physical Marlies frustrate Wolves

WOLVES GAME DAY: Physical Marlies frustrate Wolves
Scoring more than one power-play goal in a game has been a rare accomplishment for the Chicago Wolves this season. Prior to Friday’s 3-2 overtime loss to the Toronto Marlies, the Wolves had scored multiple goals with the man advantage only three times in 37 games, pulling it off twice against the Rockford IceHogs. So... Read more »
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No games, but plenty of activity for Wolves' Allen

No games, but plenty of activity for Wolves' Allen
It’s been an eventful 2014 for Chicago Wolves goalie Jake Allen. The trouble is, none of his activity has included playing in a game. Starting Jan. 2, Allen was recalled by the Blues and returned twice within three days, pressed into emergency duty when Blues starter Jaroslav Halak couldn’t play because of illness. Allen backed... Read more »