Skates

Features

See what the Chicago ice hockey team is up to here with news features, interesting stories and media features on the Chicago Wolves & their initiatives.

June 15, 2017

Rocky III: The Coaching Tree

It’s not hard to draw a direct line from John Anderson, the most successful coach in Chicago Wolves history, to new Wolves head coach Rocky Thompson.

More
June 13, 2017

Rocky II: A Hockey Family

When it came time for Walter Thompson to name his middle son who was born in 1977, he drew inspiration from his favorite boxer, Rocky Marciano.

More
June 8, 2017

Rocky I: Getting to know Rocky Thompson

One day after being named Chicago Wolves head coach, Rocky Thompson took a moment to talk about his big plans to celebrate on Thursday night at his home in Windsor, Ontario.

More
May 13, 2017

Sanford & Co. Ready for Game 5

On Sunday, the St. Louis Blues were eliminated from the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs by the surging Nashville Predators. While everyone packed their bags for a flight back to St. Louis, Ivan Barbashev, Zach Sanford and Jordan Schmaltz packed their bags and hopped a private flight to Grand Rapids, Michigan, to help the Chicago Wolves […]

More
May 11, 2017

How to Rally: One Game at a Time

Not long ago, a 3-1 deficit in a best-of-seven series felt insurmountable. Might as well go through the motions, turn out the lights and trudge home. The last 24 months have proven there’s no reason to give up. The New York Rangers rallied to win the final three games of their 2015 Eastern Conference Second […]

More
May 2, 2017

Surprise, Surprise: Rookies Reign Under Veteran Guidance in Postseason

This season has been full of surprises for the Chicago Wolves. Winning the Central Division title after finishing below .500 for the first time in franchise history during the 2015-16 season and beginning the 2016-17 campaign on a three-game skid, seeing Kenny Agostino lead the American Hockey League in scoring by 16 points, and watching […]

More
Adam Musil
May 1, 2017

Who’s Adam Musil and Who’s in His Family Tree

Quick quiz: Which Chicago Wolves player delivered two of the team’s three game-winning goals – including the Game 5 clincher – during the Central Division Semifinals series against the Charlotte Checkers? Here are some hints: It wasn’t AHL MVP Kenny Agostino, who led the league in regular-season points. It wasn’t AHL First All-Star Team center […]

More

NEWSSTAND

NHL Expansion Draft Breakdown: Who Might Join the Pack?

After months with just a handful of players, the Vegas Golden Knights roster ballooned on Wednesday night. They added more than 30 players...

MORE

Rocky III: The Coaching Tree

It’s not hard to draw a direct line from John Anderson, the most successful coach in Chicago Wolves history, to new Wolves head coach Rock...

MORE

Rocky II: A Hockey Family

When it came time for Walter Thompson to name his middle son who was born in 1977, he drew inspiration from his favorite boxer, Rocky Marcia...

MORE

Rocky I: Getting to know Rocky Thompson

One day after being named Chicago Wolves head coach, Rocky Thompson took a moment to talk about his big plans to celebrate on Thursday night...

MORE

Wolves Forge Partnership with Quad City

The Chicago Wolves announced Thursday that the organization has signed a multi-year partnership with the Quad City Mallards of the ECHL tha...

MORE