12-18 Hamilton Tale of the Tape


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12-18 Hamilton Tale of the Tape

  1. 1. CHICAGO WOLVES TALE OF THE TAPE Wednesday, Dec. 18 11 a.m. Allstate Arena Team Record: 12-12-0-3 Last Game: 0-3 Loss vs. St. John’s (Dec. 14) Season Series: 0-0-0-0 Last Meeting: 0-3 Home Loss (Feb. 8) Team Record: 12-12-0-2 Last Game: 3-4 L at San Antonio (Dec. 14) Season Series: 0-0-0-0 Last Meeting: 3-0 Road Win (Feb. 8) Storylines • Tonight marks the first of two meetings between the Wolves and Bulldogs this season and the 31st all-time regular-season matchup between the clubs. • The Wolves have posted a 6-7-0-2 all-time regular-season mark at the Allstate Arena in nine years of competition between the clubs. • Chicago has won six of its last eight meetings against Hamilton after dropping six consecutive games against the Bulldogs from Jan. 23, 2009, to March 5, 2010. • The Wolves dropped a 4-3 decision to the San Antonio Rampage on Saturday, their second consecutive defeat. • Chicago has posted a 3-6-0-1 record in its last 10 games after notching a five-game win streak from Nov. 7-16; the club sits with 26 points and a 12-12-0-2 record through 26 games this season. • The Wolves open a three-game homestand today against Hamilton before back-to-back division games against Grand Rapids (Saturday) and Milwaukee (Sunday). By The Numbers 774 - Number of regular-season games the Wolves have played at Allstate Arena, with this morning’s tilt marking No. 775; Chicago has accumulated a .638 regular-season winning percentage in Rosemont (453-240-9-19-53). .700 - Winning percentage of the Wolves in School-Day games 4 - Number of consecutive games in which right wing TY RATTIE since 2009-10 (7-3-0-0). has accrued a point (3G, 2A), a season-high. Follow The Action Today’s game begins at 11 a.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 #24 MARK MANCARI #93 MARTIN ST. PIERRE Mark Mancari tallied his first goal since Oct. 19 on Saturday, a span of 17 tilts; he has posted 3 points (G, 2A) in his last two outings after earning 3 points (3A) in his previous eight contests. Martin St. Pierre enters today’s tilt averaging a point per game for Hamilton. Right wing The 28-year-old forward ranks fourth on Chicago with 12 points (5G, 7A) in 22 games this season. The London, Ontario, native was held to five points (2G, 3A) in 12 games against Hamilton as a member of Rochester last year. Center The 30-year-old forward has tallied 18 assists and 24 points in 24 games with the Bulldogs this season; he has also skated in one NHL game with Montreal. The Ottawa, Ontario, native has bagged 20 points (8G, 12A) in 22 career regular-season games against the Wolves during his AHL career.