11-22 Milwaukee Tale of the Tape


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11-22 Milwaukee Tale of the Tape

  1. 1. CHICAGO WOLVES TALE OF THE TAPE Friday, Nov. 22 7 p.m. Bradley Center Team Record: 8-4-3-1 Last Game: 0-5 L at Grand Rapids (Nov. 20) Season Series: 1-0-1-0 Last Meeting: 3-4 Home Loss (Nov. 15) Team Record: 9-6-0-1 Last Game: 4-3 W vs. Grand Rapids (Nov. 16) Season Series: 2-0-0-0 Last Meeting: 4-3 Road Win (Nov. 15) Storylines • Tonight marks the third of 12 meetings in the Amtrak Rivalry this year between Chicago and Milwaukee and the 200th all-time regularseason meeting between the clubs. • Chicago has been victorious in the first two tilts against Milwaukee this season, which matches the Wolves win total in 12 meetings last year. • The Wolves won their fifth straight tilt Saturday night when they defeated the Grand Rapids Griffins by a score of 4-3; the team’s current five-game winning streak marks the first time it has won five in a row since Jan. 6-13, 2012, a span of 131 AHL outings. • Center COREY LOCKE dished out his team-leading ninth assist on Saturday; the 29-year-old forward also shares the Chicago lead with 5 goals and ranks first on the Wolves with 13 points in 15 games. • Defenseman TAYLOR CHORNEY has earned 5 assists, 6 points, and a +7 plus/minus rating in seven contests during the month of November after being held scoreless and posting a -7 plus/minus rating in seven tilts during October. By The Numbers 11 - Number of times the Wolves have played on the road this season including tonight, which is tied for the third-most in the AHL. 3 - Number of games in a row the Wolves have won against the 34 - Number of shots DMITRIJ JASKIN has fired in eight games this Midwest Division; Chicago won three consecutive games against Midwest Division foes once last season (Oct. 13-17). season; four behind team leader MARK MANCARI, who has played seven more games. 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 #26 NATHAN LONGPRE #20 MIIKKA SALOMAKI Nathan Longpre netted a career-high three points (SHG, 2A) on Saturday and has collected four points (SHG, 3A) in his last two tilts; three of those four points have come while the team has been shorthanded. Miikka Salomaki collected 2 assists and 3 points against Abbotsford on Tuesday. The 25-year-old has notched six points (2G, 4A) in 12 games this season. The Raahe, Finland, native paces Milwaukee with 9 helpers and shares second on the squad with 12 points in 15 outings this season. He has dished out one assist in two games against the Wolves this season. Forward The Peterborough, Ont., native dished out a helper against Milwaukee on Nov. 15. Left wing The 20-year-old forward now has a 3- and 4-point effort to his credit during his first season in North America.