CHICAGO WOLVES TALE OF THE TAPE
Saturday, Dec. 21
Team Record: 21-5-1-1
Last Game: 3-2 OTW vs. Rockford (Dec. 20)
Season Series: 2-2-0-0
Last Meeting: 2-4 Home Loss (Dec. 11)
Team Record: 13-12-0-2
Last Game: 5-2 W vs. Hamilton (Dec. 18)
Season Series: 2-2-0-0
Last Meeting: 4-2 Road Win (Dec. 11)
• Tonight marks the fifth of 10 meetings between the Wolves and
Griffins this season and their 109th all-time regular-season matchup.
• Nine of the last 12 contests between the clubs dating back to last
season were decided by a single tally.
• Chicago has handed Grand Rapids two of its five regulation losses
this season, with one coming at the Allstate Arena and one coming
at Van Andel Arena.
• The Wolves snapped a two-game slide with a 5-2 victory over
Hamilton on Wednesday at the Allstate Arena.
• Chicago has posted a 4-6-0-1 record in its last 11 games after
notching a five-game win streak from Nov. 7-16; the club sits with 28
points and a 13-12-0-2 record through 27 games this season.
• The Wolves named defenseman TAYLOR CHORNEY team captain for
the remainder of the 2013-14 season on Wednesday; center
ALEXANDRE BOLDUC and defenseman BRENT REGNER will serve
By The Numbers
20 - Number of shots the Wolves allowed against Hamilton on
Wednesday, a season-low; Chicago has surrendered 29 or fewer
shots in nine of its last 10 outings.
74- Number of shots fired by DMITRIJ JASKIN in just 19 games this
11 - Number of consecutive games in which center PAT CANNONE
season, which ranks fifth among AHL rookies.
has accrued a plus or even rating: he shares the team lead with a +9
plus/minus rating and has been a plus or even rating in 23 of his 26 tilts.
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.
#8 TY RATTIE
#10 JEFF HOGGAN
Ty Rattie bagged 2 first-period
tallies on Wednesday to extend
his point streak to five games;
he has collected 5 goals and 7
points during that span.
Griffins captain Jeff Hoggan
collected both of Grand Rapids
regulation markers in the team’s
3-2 overtime win against
Rockford on Friday.
The 20-year-old rookie is the
only Wolves forward to have
skated in all 27 of Chicago’s
games this season and ranks
first on the club and is tied for
third among AHL rookies with 11
goals and holds second on the
squad with 18 points; 17 of his 18
points have come in the last 18
The 35-year-old veteran winger
has posted 4 goals and 8 points
in his last six outings, which
includes a goal against Chicago
on Dec. 11.
The Hope, B.C., native has
registered 10 goals and 20 points
in 24 tilts this year.