11-13 Iowa Tale of the Tape


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11-13 Iowa Tale of the Tape

  1. 1. CHICAGO WOLVES TALE OF THE TAPE Wednesday, Nov. 13 7 p.m. Wells Fargo Team Record: 6-6-0-1 Team Arena Last Game: 5-2Record: 6-5-0-0 (Nov. 9) Last Game: 2-1 W at Charlotte (Nov. 9) W at Rockford Season Series: 0-0-0-1 Last Meeting: 4-5 Road Shootout Loss (Oct. 24) Season Series: 1-0-0-0 Last Meeting: 5-4 Home Shootout Win (Oct. 24) Storylines • Tonight’s tilt marks the second all-time meeting between the Wolves and the Iowa Wild; the teams will battle 10 times during the 2013-14 campaign. • The first time the Wolves and Wild met, both teams dented the net twice in the first and second periods before Iowa skated away with a 5-4 shootout win on Oct. 24. • Chicago enters tonight’s tilt winners of two straight games for the first time this season. • The team has earned a 3-1-0-0 mark to start the month of November after collecting three wins in nine games during October; the club has posted a 6-6-0-1 record through 13 games this season. • The club’s past two victories marked the first and second time this season it has been victorious when surrendering the opening goal; the team had been 0-6-0-1 prior to Nov. 7 in games when allowing the first goal. • The Wolves have posted an 11-4-1-3 regular-season record in 19 games at Wells Fargo Arena when they battled the Iowa Stars (200508), Iowa Chops (2008-09), and Iowa Wild (2013-14). By The Numbers 5 - Number of points (3G, 2A) right wing TY RATTIE has scored in his last four tilts after scoring a goal in his first nine games this season. 90.2 - Penalty kill percentage of the Wolves on the road this 8 - Number shots left wing DMITRIJ JASKIN fired in his two games season, which ranks second in the AHL (37 of 41); Chicago ranks third in the league with a 87.9 penalty kill rate this year (58 of 66). he has played in since missing eight games due to injury; the 20-year-old rookie has tallied 2 points (G, A) in five tilts this year. 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 #35 JAKE ALLEN #16 JASON ZUCKER Jake Allen backstopped the Wolves to a pair of 2-1 victories over Charlotte last week, stopping 58 of 60 shots in the two tilts. Jason Zucker enters tonight’s tilt on a three-game point streak, having scored 2 goals and 3 points during that span. Goaltender Left wing The 23-year-old netminder has registered a 6-3-1 mark, 2.29 goals-against average and .928 save percentage in 10 games this season. The 21-year-old forward leads Iowa with 4 goals and shares second with 8 points in nine games this season. He has tallied a point in eight of his nine tilts this year. The Fredericton, N.B., native has stopped 180 of 185 shots in his six wins this year (0.83 gaa, .973 sv%). The Newport Beach, Calif, native also has skated in one NHL game with Minnesota this season.