12-07 OKC Tale of the Tape


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12-07 OKC Tale of the Tape

  1. 1. CHICAGO WOLVES TALE OF THE TAPE Saturday, Dec. 7 7 p.m. Allstate Arena Team Record: 9-12-0-3 Last Game: 2-5 Loss at Milwaukee (Dec. 6) Season Series: 1-1-0-0 Last Meeting: 4-3 Home Win (Nov. 2) Team Record: 10-9-0-2 Last Game: 3-4 L at Rockford (Nov. 30) Season Series: 1-1-0-0 Last Meeting: 2-4 Road Loss (Nov. 2) Storylines • Tonight marks the third of four matchups between Chicago and Oklahoma City this season and the 17th all-time meeting between the clubs. • After the Wolves dropped their first three home contests to the Barons in 2010-11, Chicago has rattled of four straight victories against Oklahoma City at the Allstate Arena. • Oklahoma City head coach Todd Nelson spent two seasons behind the Wolves bench as an assistant coach from 2006 to 2008, which included helping lead Chicago to the 2008 Calder Cup title under current coach JOHN ANDERSON. • After the Wolves dropped Rockford 7-1 on Nov. 29 they couldn’t capitalize on their momentum heading into last Saturday night’s rematch with the IceHogs and fell 4-3 at the MetroCentre. • Chicago earned a 7-3-0-1 mark during November after posting a 3-6-0-1 record in October; the club sits with 22 points and a 10-9-0-2 record through 21 games this season. By The Numbers 3 - Number of consecutive games right wing TY RATTIE has posted points in (PPG, 3A). 42 - Number of points (13G, 29A) the Wolves have received from 5 - Number assists defenseman CADE FAIRCHILD has dished out their defensemen through 21 games this season compared to 9 goals and 36 points at this same point of the season last year. in the last two games; he has had a hand in five of Chicago’s last 10 markers during that stretch. 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 #22 DMITRIJ JASKIN #23 LINUS OMARK Dmitrij Jaskin bagged a powerplay goal last Saturday after posting a career-high 3 points (2G, A) on Nov. 29. Linus Omark tallied his teamleading 12th goal of the season on Friday. The 20-year-old rookie has collected 9 points (5G, 4A) in his 10 outings since returning from injury on Nov. 7. The 26-year-old forward ranks sixth in the AHL with 12 markers and shares fourth in the circuit with 26 points in 24 games this season. Left wing The Russian-born Czech Republic native, who has also fired 47 shots in his last 10 games, shares first on Chicago with six goals and second with 11 points in 13 games this year. Left wing The Overtornea, Sweden, native scored a penatly shot tally against the Wolves on Nov. 2, which was just the 10th penalty shot against the team in 19 years