Posts tagged "Locke"

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 »

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 »

Wolves hit road still seeking answers for stalled offense

Wolves hit road still seeking answers for stalled offense
Despite seeing his Chicago Wolves team rally for a 5-4 shootout victory Sunday, coach John Anderson was still in a somber mood when he greeted the media, saying he wished he could be smiling. At least he was in a better mood than he was after Saturday’s 5-2 loss to the same Oklahoma City Barons... Read more »
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WOLVES NOTES: Fairchild nears return, and more news

WOLVES NOTES: Fairchild nears return, and more news
He still doesn’t have an exact timetable for making his Chicago Wolves debut, but Cade Fairchild said Tuesday he’s getting close. Fairchild underwent ACL surgery on his right knee in April when playing for Peoria, the former NHL affiliate of the St. Louis Blues. “Right now it’s kind of a day-to-day thing,” Fairchild said, adding... Read more »

Wolves past success drew Locke to Chicago

Wolves past success drew Locke to Chicago
Corey Locke had some options in the offseason before signing with the Chicago Wolves. But after playing last season in the Finnish Elite and German leagues, he felt the Wolves were the best fit for him and his young family. He signed in late July to return to the American Hockey League, and scored a goal... Read more »
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    Paul LaTour enters his fourth full season covering the Wolves for the Chicago Tribune. A freelance writer based in Aurora, LaTour previously worked as a sportswriter for the Naperville Sun after similar jobs in Texas and Colorado. On Jan. 18, 1968, his mother went into labor at a high school hockey game in Duluth, Minn., and gave birth to him early the next day. He's been hooked on hockey ever since.

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