11-27 Iowa Tale of the Tape


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11-27 Iowa Tale of the Tape

  1. 1. CHICAGO WOLVES TALE OF THE TAPE Wednesday, Nov. 27 7 p.m. Allstate Arena Team Record: 6-11-0-0 Last Game: 1-2 Loss vs. Abbotsford (Nov. 24) Season Series: 1-1-0-0 Last Meeting: 1-3 Home Loss (Nov. 13) Team Record: 9-7-0-2 Last Game: 1-2 L vs. Grand Rapids (Nov. 23) Season Series: 1-0-0-1 Last Meeting: 3-1 Road Win (Nov. 13) Storylines • Tonight’s tilt marks the third all-time meeting between the Wolves and the Iowa Wild; the teams will battle 10 times during the 2013-14 campaign. • The Wolves have grabbed three of the four possible points from the first two tilts against Iowa this season (1-0-0-1), both of which were played in Des Moines. • Chicago posted a 9-7-2-0 regular-season record at Allstate Arena against teams from the Hawkeye State when they battled the Iowa Stars (2005-08) and Iowa Chops (2008-09) in previous seasons. • The Wolves fell in regulation for the first time in seven games when they dropped a 2-1 decision to Grand Rapids on Saturday (5-1-0-1); the team has lost two straight games after a five-game winning streak from Nov. 7-16. • Just two of Chicago’s nine victories this season have come on home ice, only one of which have come in its last six home tilts. • Forward NATHAN LONGPRE was signed by the Wolves to a Standard Players Contract (SPC) on Monday after he began the season on a Professional Tryout Contract (PTO). By The Numbers 10 - Number of points Chicago has earned out of a possible 18 against Midwest Division foes so far this season (nine games); the Wolves collected just 31 of 84 points (42 games) against divisional opponents last season. 5 - Number of points left wing DMITRIJ JASKIN has tallied in his last 3 - Number of shots the Wolves surrendered in Saturday’s second five outings (2G, 3A). period, a season-low for shots allowed in a single frame 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 #29 KEITH AUCOIN #17 BRETT BULMER Keith Aucoin is scheduled to play in his 725th AHL tilt tonight against Iowa. Brett Bulmer has scored the last two Iowa goals, which have come in a three-game stretch. The 35-year-old forward is the AHL’s active leader in games played, 103 more than the next skater (Jeff Taffe, Hershey). The 21-year-old forward had a hand in three of the five markers the Wild scored during their recent six-game homestand from Nov. 13-24. Center The Waltham, Mass., native has played in 868 professional games since turning pro in 2001. He has accumulated 5 assists and six points in 17 contests with the Wolves this season. Left wing The Prince George, Alberta, native paces Iowa with 6 goals and ranks sixth with 7 points in 16 tilts this season.