Archive for October 2011

Goaltending a Commodity in Chicago

Goaltending a Commodity in Chicago
The likes of Wendell Young, Ondrej Pavalec, and Norm Miracle have downed the Wolves sweater and took their place between the pipes on game days. All of those names mentions were excellent goalies for the Wolves but neither had another goalie that was as successful. This year it’s different, as Eddie Lack and Matt Climie... Read more »

NHL 12 Review

NHL 12 Review
EA Sports took over the NHL gaming back in 2009 with the reemergence of bringing the simulation style back to hockey video games. Now fast forward to 2012 and they continue to bring that notch up another level. Having played NHL 12 over the last month there has been much to divulge into it would... Read more »

A True Center Arrives in Chicago

A True Center Arrives in Chicago
With the Wolves bringing in John Madden to try and solidify the center position the team had been lacking, the Vancouver Canucks did one better when Madden didn’t come to terms on a contract. Last night General Manager of the Vancouver Canucks Mike Gillis made a trade with the Florida Panthers. The trade details are... Read more »
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Lack Backs First Win

Lack Backs First Win
I guess Eddie Lack didn’t want to go to the shootout again as he backstopped the Wolves to a 2-0 win on Friday night. With another week of practice under their belt and a few more players assigned, the Wolves looked like a team that was looking for a fresh start. Sure enough against the... Read more »

Inside Look: Matt Climie's Mask

Inside Look: Matt Climie's Mask
A lot of goalies around the sport of hockey want to add something creative to the design of their mask. Matt Climie is no exception to that, as he showed off his mask to The Instigator. Climie said he has over 8 masks in his collection dating back from college and professional hockey. Climie went with... Read more »

No Boom for the Wolves Yet

No Boom for the Wolves Yet
The big story that has been reported over the last 24 hours is John Madden signing with the Wolves. Well those reports were premature as he has not signed a contract, and practiced on a waiver today. While there is speculation on whether he will sign; he looked solid in practice and in game shape.... Read more »
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Still Looking For That W

Still Looking For That W
Four games into the season that win column for the Chicago Wolves, still has the same number and unfortunately it’s zero. Playing 2 games over the past weekend, the Wolves fell twice to the Milwaukee Admirals. On Friday the Wolves played a decent game but the flat start again hurt the team. On Milwaukee’s 3rd... Read more »

Not The Time To Panic

Not The Time To Panic
Don’t push the panic button just yet…. The Chicago Wolves over the weekend started their season and it wasn’t the way many expected the team to begin. Only picking up a point of four possible is a head scratcher but it’s not the time for calling for the season to be a failure. San Antonio... Read more »

Haydar is Turning the Page

Haydar is Turning the Page
When you hear about players that are not cut out for the NHL, you hear about their attitude and how they have no work ethic. But with Darren Haydar it’s very different. With 9 years in professional hockey Haydar has only seen 23 games in the NHL and you might be scratching your head as... Read more »
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Frodo looks to find another Championship Ring

Frodo looks to find another Championship Ring
Returning to the team he won a Championship with in 2008, Kevin Doell looks to make a bigger impact this year. Leaving the team in 2009 was tough for Doell as he suffered a concussion in the playoffs against the Texas Stars and the post symptoms lingered for the next couple of weeks. “It was... Read more »