11-07 Charlotte Tale of the Tape


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11-07 Charlotte Tale of the Tape

  1. 1. CHICAGO WOLVES TALE OF THE TAPE Thursday, Nov. 7 6 p.m. Time Warner Team Record: 4-6-0-1 Team Record: 5-4-0-1 Last Game: 2-4 L at Oklahoma City (Nov. 2) Cable Arena Last Game: 3-5 L at San Antonio (Nov. 2) Season Series: 0-1-0-0 Last Meeting: 0-5 Home Loss (Oct. 27) Season Series: 1-0-0-0 Last Meeting: 5-0 Road Win (Oct. 27) Storylines • Today’s tilt marks the second of four meetings between the Wolves and Charlotte Checkers. • The Wolves and Checkers have split their first six games at Time Warner Cable Arena. • Chicago has been blanked on the man-advantage in 11 of the first 13 games between the clubs dating back to 2011-12 (four of 52). • Charlotte signed goaltender Rick DiPietro to a Professional Tryout Contract (PTO) on Oct. 26; the 32-year-old netminder began his pro career with the Wolves in 2000-01. • Chicago has earned a 1-3-0-1 mark in its last five tilts, which includes a 5-0 loss at the hands of the Checkers on Oct. 27; the team has posted a 4-6-0-1 record through 11 games this season. • Three of Chicago’s four victories this season have come on enemy ice and the team has gained points in four of its six road tilts this year. • The club has notched a 3-2-0-1 road record this season and is outscoring its foes 18-16 on enemy ice this year. By The Numbers 3 - Number of consecutive road games the Wolves have scored a power-play goal in, which includes a season-high two on Saturday. 4 - Number of points right wing TY RATTIE has bagged in his last two 17 - Number of Chicago’s 28 goals this season that have come in the outings (3G, A); he shares first on the squad with 4 goals this season. second period; the Wolves, who have lit the lamp in the middle frame in 10 of their 11 games this season, have also scored five markers in the first and third periods to go along with one overtime tally. Follow The Action Tonight’s game begins at 6 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 #9 SHANE HARPER #23 VICTOR RASK Over his last five games, Shane Harper has exploded for 3 goals, 4 assists, and 7 points. The only game he failed to register a point was the team’s 5-0 shutout loss to Charlotte on Oct. 27. Victor Rask enters tonight’s game against the Wolves on a four-game point streak, which started when he dished out an assist against Chicago on Oct. 27. The 24-year-old forward ranks second on Chicago with 7 points in seven outings this year. The 20-year-old forward has tallied 4 goals and 6 points in his last four tilts. The Valencia, Calif, native has faced Charlotte one other time before this year, dishing out 2 assists as a member of Adirondack on Nov. 19, 2010. The Leksand, Sweden, native shares first on the Checkers with 5 goals and holds first with 10 points in 10 games this season. Right wing Center