TALE OF THE TAPE: MARCH 5| EMAIL | PRINT
Saturday, March 5, 7:00 p.m. Bradley Center
Chicago and Milwaukee square off twice in a 48-hour period with a home-and-home series starting tonight at the Bradley Center and resuming tomorrow afternoon at Allstate Arena. The Amtrak Rivalry is heating up with 5 games over a 16-day period.
PAT CANNONE scored his team-leading 20th goal and rookie JUSTIN CRANDALL notched his first goal to lead Chicago to a 2-1 win over Milwaukee on Feb. 27 in the last encounter between the teams. Goaltender JORDAN BINNINGTON looked sharp in making 26 saves.
Chicago is searching for its first win of the season at the Bradley Center, a building in which the Wolves have been held to a goal in each of their last 3 visits.
JEREMY WELSH and PAT CANNONE led active Wolves players in scoring against the Admirals. WELSH is averaging nearly a point per game with 14 points (9G, 5A) in 17 games while CANNONE has registered 12 points (5G, 7A) in 26 contests.
By The Numbers
1.4: Wolves’ scoring average in the last five games of the Amtrak Rivalry series. Since scoring 8 goals in the first two games against Milwaukee, Chicago has been held to 7 goals over 5 games, although the Wolves did register a 2-1 win in the last meeting between the teams on Feb. 27.
5: PAT CANNONE is five points shy of reaching 200 career AHL points. ANDRE BENOIT (202) is the only other active Wolves player to reach that milestone.
40: Number of players who have appeared in a regular season game for the Wolves this season.
325: Days elapsed since Chicago’s last win at the Bradley Center – a 4-1 decision on April 10, 2015.
Follow The Action
Today’s game begins at 7:00 p.m. and can be seen on WCIU The U Too and streamed on www.ahllive.com. Those away from a TV or computer can follow @Chicago_Wolves or @ChiWolvesLive on Twitter for live in-game play-by-play.