10-24 Iowa Tale of the Tape


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10-24 Iowa Tale of the Tape

  1. 1. CHICAGO WOLVES TALE OF THE TAPE Thursday, Oct. 24 7 p.m. Wells Fargo Arena Team Record: 3-3-0-0 Last Game: 3-2 W (OT) at Milwaukee (Oct. 19) Season Series: 0-0-0-0 Last Meeting: Inaugural Meeting Team Record: 3-1-0-0 Last Game: 7-2 W at Charlotte (Oct. 20) Season Series: 0-0-0-0 Last Meeting: Inaugural Meeting Storylines • Tonight’s tilt marks the first meeting between the Wolves and the Iowa Wild; the teams will battle 10 times during the 2013-14 campaign. • Tonight’s contest marks Chicago’s first matchup in Des Moines since 2009; the Wolves posted an 11-4-1-2 regular-season record at Wells Fargo Arena when they battled the Iowa Stars (2005-08) and Iowa Chops (2008-09). • Chicago assistant coach DAVE ALLISON was the head coach of the Iowa Stars from 2005-08 and racked up a 118-102-9-11 record and led the team to a pair of playoff appearances. • Right wing MARK MANCARI scored twice, including the gamewinning overtime marker, in Chicago’s 3-2 win at Milwaukee on Saturday. • Chicago has thwarted 19 of 20 power-play attempts over the past four games after allowing a man-advantage strike in each of its first two contests; the Wolves have posted an 89.7% efficiency rating on the penalty kill this season (26 of 29). By The Numbers 7 - Number of goals the Iowa Wild has surrendered in four outings this year; Chicago has bagged just 14 markers in six games this year. 5 - Number of points center COREY LOCKE has tallied in five games +4 - Plus/minus rating of rookie defenseman JANI HAKANPAA, this season; the 29-year-old forward has been held scoreless just once this year. which paces Chicago; the 21-year-old blueliner has accrued a plus or even rating in all six of the Wolves tilts this season. Follow The Action Tonight’s game begins at 7 p.m. and can be seen on The U-Too (WCIU-DT 26.2). U-Too also can be found on XFinity’s Chs. 248 and 360, RCN’s Ch. 35 and WOW’s Ch. 170. The game can also be streamed on www.ahllive.com. Those away from a TV or computer can follow @Chicago_Wolves on Twitter for live in-game play-by-play. PLAYER SPOTLIGHT #21 TYLER SHATTOCK #11 JAKE DOWELL Tyler Shattock has scored goals in each of Chicago’s last two contests. Seven-year pro Jake Dowell is coming off a two-goal performance in Iowa’s last game at Charlotte on Sunday. Right wing The 23-year-old’s markers in back-to-back games marks the second time in his AHL career he has scored goals in consecutive outings (Dec. 26-30, 2011). The Vernon, British Columbia, native collected 4 goals, 8 assists, and 12 points in 62 AHL games with the Peoria Rivermen last season. Center The 28-year-old forward has tallied 3 points (2G, A) and a +3 plus/minus rating in four games this year. The Eau Claire, Wis., native skated in 102 games with the Chicago Blackhawks from 2007-11, posting 9 goals and 26 points.