12-13 Texas Tale of the Tape


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12-13 Texas Tale of the Tape

  1. 1. CHICAGO WOLVES TALE OF THE TAPE Friday, Dec. 13 7:30 p.m. Cedar Park Center Team Record: 14-8-2-2 Last Game: 2-1 Win vs. Iowa (Dec. 7) Season Series: 1-0-0-0 Last Meeting: 4-1 Home Win (Oct. 5) Team Record: 12-10-0-2 Last Game: 4-2 W at Grand Rapids (Dec. 11) Season Series: 0-1-0-0 Last Meeting: 1-4 Road Loss (Oct. 5) Storylines • Tonight marks the second of four matchups between the Wolves and Stars this season and the 24th all-time regular-season meeting between the squads. • Six of Chicago’s nine all-time regular-season wins against Texas have come at Cedar Park Center. • The Texas Stars are one of three teams in the Western Conference Chicago head coach JOHN ANDERSON has not defeated; he has not faced Abbotsford or Utica in his career. • The Wolves tallied two third-period goals to double up the defending Calder Cup Champion Grand Rapids Griffins 4-2 Wednesday night at Van Andel Arena. • The win was just Chicago’s third in its last seven contests, but its second straight victory; the club sits with 26 points and a 12-10-0-2 record through 24 games this season. • Eight of Chicago’s 12 victories this season have come on enemy ice and its .692 road winning percentage is the third-best in the Western Conference (8-3-0-2). By The Numbers .850 - Winning percentage of the Wolves when scoring first this season (8-1-0-1). 2 - Number of assists right wing MARK MANCARI dished out on 8 - Number of points defenseman DAVID SHIELDS has accrued in Wednesday, his first points since Nov. 15. 22 games this season, which includes an assist on Wednesday; the 22-year-old blueliner is one point shy of matching his point production he achieved in his first two AHL seasons (2011-13). 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 #49 ALEXANDRE BOLDUC #23 TRAVIS MORIN Alexandre Bolduc dented the net twice on Wednesday, his second multiple-goal effort this season and seventh of his AHL career; he has tallied 3 points (2G, A) in his last two outings. Travis Morin enters tonight’s tilt having gone a season-high two games without a point. Center Center The 28-year-old forward shares third on Chicago with 5 goals and has accumulated 8 points in 14 contests this season. The 29-year-old forward has notched a point in 16 of his 20 games this season and ranks third in the AHL with 29 points (11G, 18A). The Montreal native has never played a game at Cedar Park Center and has posted an assist in two career games against the Stars. The Brooklyn Park, Minn., native amassed 2 goals and 4 points in the Stars 4-1 win over the Wolves on Oct. 5 at Cedar Park Center.