12-22 Milwaukee Tale of the Tape


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12-22 Milwaukee Tale of the Tape

  1. 1. CHICAGO WOLVES TALE OF THE TAPE Sunday, Dec. 22 4 p.m. Allstate Arena Team Record: 14-7-4-1 Last Game: 3-1 W at Rockford (Dec. 21) Season Series: 1-1-1-0 Last Meeting: 3-2 Home SOW (Nov. 22) Team Record: 14-12-0-2 Last Game: 3-2 W vs. Grand Rapids (Dec. 21) Season Series: 2-0-0-1 Last Meeting: 3-2 Road SOL (Nov. 22) Storylines • Tonight marks the fourth of 12 meetings in the Amtrak Rivalry this year between Chicago and Milwaukee and the 201st all-time regular-season meeting between the clubs. • The Admirals claimed last year’s Amtrak Rivalry trophy (10-2-0-0), snapping the Wolves three-year run of winning the season series. • The Wolves dropped the Grand Rapids Griffins 3-2 Saturday night at Allstate Arena, the team’s second straight victory. • Chicago has posted a 5-6-0-1 record in its last 12 games after notching a five-game win streak from Nov. 7-16; the club sits with 30 points and a 14-12-0-2 record through 28 games this season. • The Wolves close a three-game homestand today against Milwaukee in the Admirals first visit to the Allstate Arena this year; the team has picked up victories over Hamilton and Grand Rapids to begin its homestand. • Chicago has won four of its last five home games after it won just two of its first eight tilts in Rosemont this season. By The Numbers 10 - Number of consecutive power-play opportunities the Wolves have killed off dating back to Dec. 14, which includes both of Grand Rapids’ power-play attempts Saturday. 3- Number of game-winning goals left wing DMITRIJ JASKIN has 9 - Number of points defenseman DAVID SHIELDS has recorded in tallied this season, including his third-period marker on Saturday. 26 games this season after collecting 9 points in 107 games during his first two AHL campaigns from 2011-13. Follow The Action Today’s game begins at 4 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 #24 MARK MANCARI #4 SCOTT FORD Mark Mancari tallied his third goal in as many games and added an assist Saturday night; he has posted 6 points (3G, 3A) in his last five outings after earning 6 points (2G, 4A) in his previous 15 contests. Admirals captain Scott Ford tallied the eventual game-winning goal in Milwaukee’s 3-1 win over Rockford on Saturday. Right wing The 28-year-old forward ranks third on Chicago with 7 goals and fourth with 15 points in 24 games this season. The London, Ontario, native has posted 2 goals and 3 points against the Admirals this year. Defenseman The 33-year-old blueliner has scored 2 goals this season with the other coming against the Wolves. The Fort St. John, B.C., native played with nine of Chicago’s players last year in Peoria.