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12-08 OKC Tale of the Tape


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12-08 OKC Tale of the Tape

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12-08 OKC Tale of the Tape

  1. 1. CHICAGO WOLVES TALE OF THE TAPE Sunday, Dec. 8 3 p.m. Allstate Arena Team Record: 10-12-0-3 Last Game: 5-2 Win at Chicago (Dec. 7) Season Series: 2-1-0-0 Last Meeting: 5-2 Road Win (Dec. 7) Team Record: 10-10-0-2 Last Game: 2-5 L vs. Oklahoma City (Dec. 7) Season Series: 1-2-0-0 Last Meeting: 2-5 Home Loss (Dec. 7) Storylines • Tonight marks the fourth and final matchup between Chicago and Oklahoma City this season and the 18th all-time meeting between the clubs. • After the Wolves dropped their first three home contests to the Barons in 2010-11, Chicago had rattled off four straight victories against Oklahoma City at the Allstate Arena until Saturday night. • 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. • For the first time this season, the Wolves failed to win their opening game of the month when they dropped a 5-2 decision Saturday night against Oklahoma City. • With the loss, Chicago fell back to the .500 mark for the first time since Nov. 9, a span of nine tilts; the club sits with 22 points and a 10-10-0-2 record through 22 games this season. By The Numbers 6 - Number of goals scored in Saturday night’s third period, four of which were pocketed by Oklahoma City in the frame’s final 5:05. 41 - Number of shots fired by the Wolves Saturday night, a season- 5 - Number of points center PAT CANNONE has chipped in over his high; Chicago took 16 shots in the third period, which equalled a season-best. last eight contests, which includes a goal on Saturday; he has tallied 3 goals and 5 points during that span. Follow The Action Tonight’s game begins at 3 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 Those away from a TV or computer can follow @Chicago_Wolves on Twitter for live in-game play-by-play. PLAYER SPOTLIGHT #17 SERGEY ANDRONOV #29 BRAD HUNT Sergey Andronov earned his second multiple-point outing of the season Saturday night when he notched a goal and an assist. Former Wolves defenseman Brad Hunt victimized his old team Saturday night by scoring a power-play goal and assisting on the eventual game-winner. Left wing The 24-year-old forward has accrued 6 assists, 8 points, and 14 penalty minutes in 20 games this season. The Moscow, Russia, native has pocketed 5 points (2G, 3A) in his last eight contests, with 4 of the 5 points coming on home ice. Defenseman The 25-year-old rear guard has bagged goals in each of his last two tilts. The Ridge Meadows, British Columbia, native has registered 9 points (3G, 6A) in 18 tilts this year.