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Happy Birthday Steve Maltais

Happy Birthday Steve Maltais
Steve Maltais turns 42 today and is without a doubt the most famous name from the Chicago Wolves franchise. With playing 11 years in the AHL/IHL with the Wolves, Maltais was the fan favorite when attending the Allstate Arena (Rosemont Horizon). “Malts “has his number 11 hanging in the rafters and for good reason. Below... Read more »

2012 Wish List

2012 Wish List
The Wolves finished 2011 with a decent push but still sit in 4th place in the Midwest Division. In the conference they sit in 8th place which is the final playoff spot due to the redesign of the playoff format for this year. These next few months should be interesting for the team and hopefully... Read more »

The Year It Was

In 2011, the Chicago Wolves had a lot of different things happen to the organization and there was some good and some bad. With the season getting close to almost to the halfway point, let’s look back at the year it was. Ross Dettman/Chicago Wolves End of the Season The Wolves struggled to find any... Read more »
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Wolves Deliver a Christmas Present

Wolves Deliver a Christmas Present
The Chicago Wolves did something to a family last night that made probably the best gift they will get from Santa. The Wolves have a promotion happen between TV timeouts where fans get to play “Let’s Make A Deal”. One of the contestants was Michael. Michael’s father was currently serving over in Afghanistan for an... Read more »

Climie Continues to Impress

Climie Continues to Impress
Goalie depth is something that every NHL team is looking for and sometimes is a hard commodity to come by. With the Vancouver Canucks they seem to be solidifying that position and may have a few options in the near future. Matt Climie who signed (at the beginning of the season) a one year deal... Read more »

Chicago Wolves Grade Breakdown

Chicago Wolves Grade Breakdown
13 games in the books, the Wolves sit with a 6-5 record with 2 shootout losses and 14 points, good for 4th place in the Midwest Division. The Wolves started off slow and many fans were struggling with the process of the transition. That looks to be well and gone as they now have a... Read more »
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The Annual Circus Trip

The Annual Circus Trip
While the animals and clowns roll into the Allstate Arena for the next 2 weeks the Chicago Wolves embark on their 5 game road trip.  This weekend the team takes on the Peoria Riverman in back to back games at the Peoria Civic Center. Stat Talk The Riverman currently sit in 3rd place in the... Read more »

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 »

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 »
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