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May 13, 2017

Sanford & Co. Ready for Game 5

On Sunday, the St. Louis Blues were eliminated from the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs by the surging Nashville Predators. While everyone packed their bags for a flight back to St. Louis, Ivan Barbashev, Zach Sanford and Jordan Schmaltz packed their bags and hopped a private flight to Grand Rapids, Michigan, to help the Chicago Wolves […]

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May 11, 2017

How to Rally: One Game at a Time

Not long ago, a 3-1 deficit in a best-of-seven series felt insurmountable. Might as well go through the motions, turn out the lights and trudge home. The last 24 months have proven there’s no reason to give up. The New York Rangers rallied to win the final three games of their 2015 Eastern Conference Second […]

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May 2, 2017

Surprise, Surprise: Rookies Reign Under Veteran Guidance in Postseason

This season has been full of surprises for the Chicago Wolves. Winning the Central Division title after finishing below .500 for the first time in franchise history during the 2015-16 season and beginning the 2016-17 campaign on a three-game skid, seeing Kenny Agostino lead the American Hockey League in scoring by 16 points, and watching […]

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Adam Musil
May 1, 2017

Who’s Adam Musil and Who’s in His Family Tree

Quick quiz: Which Chicago Wolves player delivered two of the team’s three game-winning goals – including the Game 5 clincher – during the Central Division Semifinals series against the Charlotte Checkers? Here are some hints: It wasn’t AHL MVP Kenny Agostino, who led the league in regular-season points. It wasn’t AHL First All-Star Team center […]

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April 30, 2017

Why Teams Win Hockey Games

The Chicago Wolves can’t wait to start the Central Division Finals against the Grand Rapids Griffins. The Wolves host Game 1 of the best-of-seven series on Wednesday, May 3, at Allstate Arena. But before we start breaking down the matchup between the Wolves and Griffins, it’s important to reach back and review something for a […]

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Chicago Wolves Calder Cup Playoffs
April 24, 2017

Better Starts to Avoid An Abrupt Stop

There are never any guarantees that regular-season performance will carry over into the postseason. That’s one of the things that make the Calder Cup Playoffs so exciting – and so potentially frustrating. Think about it: Thirty AHL teams fight and scratch and claw for six full months to earn spots in the postseason. The 16 […]

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Ville Husso
April 22, 2017

Who’s Ville Husso?

Chicago Wolves defenseman Petteri Lindbohm isn’t quite sure how old he was – he thinks he might have been 11 – the first time he met Wolves goaltender Ville Husso. Here’s what Lindbohm does remember: They were in Helsinki, Finland. They were both goalies who shared the same coach for practice. And he was better […]

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April 20, 2017

AHL Veteran Agozzino Enters Postseason as Playoff Rookie

April 15 marked the conclusion of forward Andrew Agozzino’s fifth season competing in the American Hockey League. With 339 regular-season games under his belt, the 26-year-old is an AHL veteran as deemed by having played more than 321 games at the professional level. However, at the conclusion of his first regular season with the Chicago […]

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April 18, 2017

How the Chicago Wolves Won the Central Division

Three games. Four goals. No wins. No points. That’s how the Chicago Wolves opened the 2016-17 season – dead last in the Central Division. Six months later, the Wolves own the Central Division title and the division’s top seed in the 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs that start Thursday at Charlotte. It’s a team that has […]

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Wolves Reveal Five Guaranteed Home Dates for 2017-18 Season

The Chicago Wolves have announced five guaranteed home dates for the American Hockey League’s 2017-18 season. The list of dates starts...

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Griffins Take Game 5 to End Wolves’ Calder Cup Hopes

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Grand Rapids Griffins scored three goals in the second period to power a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Wolves in Game ...

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Tale of the Tape: Central Division Finals Game 5

Saturday, May 12 | 7:00 p.m. | Allstate Arena | Central Division Finals 3-1 Grand Rapids...

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How to Rally: One Game at a Time

Not long ago, a 3-1 deficit in a best-of-seven series felt insurmountable. Might as well go through the motions, turn out the lights and tru...

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