11-29 Rockford Tale of the Tape


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11-29 Rockford Tale of the Tape

  1. 1. CHICAGO WOLVES TALE OF THE TAPE Friday, Nov. 29 7:30 p.m. Allstate Arena Team Record: 11-10-1-0 Last Game: 2-1 OT Win vs. Milwaukee (Nov. 27) Season Series: 1-0-0-0 Last Meeting: 5-3 Road Win (Oct. 18) Team Record: 9-8-0-2 Last Game: 1-3 L vs. Iowa (Nov. 27) Season Series: 0-1-0-0 Last Meeting: 3-5 Home Loss (Oct. 18) Storylines • Tonight marks the second of 12 Illinois Lottery Cup matchups between Chicago and Rockford this season and the 66th all-time regular-season meeting between the clubs. • The Wolves have outscored the IceHogs 114-86 in 33 all-time regular-season contests at the Allstate Arena and have dropped just 10 regulation decisions against Rockford in Rosemont (21-10-0-2). • The teams have been awarded a combined 135 power-play chances in the last 13 games dating back to last year; Chicago has scored 11 man-advantage markers on 73 chances, while Rockford has bagged 10 on 62 opportunities. • The Wolves were defeated by the Iowa Wild 3-1 Wednesday night at the Allstate Arena; the team has not won in its last three outings (0-2-0-1) after posting a five-game winning streak from Nov. 7-16. • The Wolves have scored 18 goals in their 10 defeats this season -- including four during their three-game winless streak - compared to 29 in their nine victories. By The Numbers 16 - Number of goals the Wolves have scored inside Allstate Arena this season, which divides out to 2.00 goals per game at home; Chicago is averaging 2.82 goals per game on the road this season. 4 - Number of points left wing CHRIS PORTER has earned in his last 4 - Number of consecutive games the Wolves have lost to the six outings (2G, 2A), which includes the only Chicago goal on Nov. 27. IceHogs dating back to last season; Chicago has been outscored by Rockford 18-10 in those tilts. Follow The Action Tonight’s game begins at 7:30 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 #27 EVAN OBERG #25 ALEX BROADHURST Evan Oberg snapped a fourgame scoreless skid with an assist on Wednesday. Rockford center and Oak Lawn native Alex Broadhurst enters tonight’s tilt having 5 points (G, 4A) in his last six games. Defenseman The 25-year-old blueliner ranks first among Chicago rear guards and shares second overall on the squad with nine points (2G, 7A) in 17 games this season. The Forestburg, Alberta, native matched a career-best three points (G, 2A) in Chicago’s lone game against Rockford this season on Oct. 18. Center The 20-year-old forward ranks second on the IceHogs with 11 assists and 16 points in 22 games this season, his first as a professional. Broadhurst dished out a helper in Rockford’s 5-3 win over Chicago on Oct. 18.