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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 »

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. Cundari, 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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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 »

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 »
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The Wolves' Milestone Men: Aucoin, Mancari reach career scoring marks

The Wolves' Milestone Men: Aucoin, Mancari reach career scoring marks
One Sergey Andronov goal led to two career milestones for Chicago Wolves forwards Keith Aucoin and Mark Mancari. Andronov’s goal Saturday night against Iowa, drew assists from both Aucoin and Mancari. Aucoin’s point moved him into a seventh-place tie on the AHL’s all-time scoring list, while Mancari became the 87th player in AHL history to... Read more »

Wolves winning ways feel more "legitimate" this time

Wolves winning ways feel more "legitimate" this time
From his position in the crease, goalie Jake Allen gets a unique view of his Chicago Wolves teammates during games. And he likes what he’s been seeing in recent weeks — a lot. “It’s a huge difference from the start of the year until now,” Allen said. “Everyone’s come together. Everyone’s on the same page.”... Read more »

WOLVES NOTES: Mancari simplifies game in search of missing scoring touch

WOLVES NOTES: Mancari simplifies game in search of missing scoring touch
With only four goals through his first 21 games this season, something had to change for Chicago Wolves right wing Mark Mancari. Neither he nor the organization could be satisfied with a lack of production like that from a player with more than 200 career goals in the AHL. As the Wolves ready to face... Read more »
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Afternoon start time works well for Wolves

Afternoon start time works well for Wolves
Sure, coach John Anderson thought the Chicago Wolves’ 5-2 victory over Hamilton was the best part of the School-Day matinee game Wednesday at Allstate Arena. But right up there for him among the highlights was hearing all the children singing along with Wayne Messmer during the national anthem. “I thought it was just awesome. It... Read more »