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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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April 30, 2017

Why Teams Win Hockey Games

The Chicago Wolves can’t wait to start the Central Division Finals against the Grand Rapids Griffins. The Wolves host Game 1 of the best-of-seven series on Wednesday, May 3, at Allstate Arena. But before we start breaking down the matchup between the Wolves and Griffins, it’s important to reach back and review something for a […]

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Chicago Wolves Calder Cup Playoffs
April 24, 2017

Better Starts to Avoid An Abrupt Stop

There are never any guarantees that regular-season performance will carry over into the postseason. That’s one of the things that make the Calder Cup Playoffs so exciting – and so potentially frustrating. Think about it: Thirty AHL teams fight and scratch and claw for six full months to earn spots in the postseason. The 16 […]

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Tale of the Tape: Nov. 17, 2017 vs. Manitoba

Friday Nov. 17 | 7:00 p.m. | Bell MTS Place...

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Moose Slip Past Wolves 3-2

Stefan Matteau collected two goals but it was not enough as the Manitoba Moose crept by the Chicago Wolves 3-2 Wednesday night at Bell MTS P...

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Tale of the Tape: Nov. 15, 2017 vs. Manitoba

Wednesday, Nov. 15 | 7:00 p.m. | Bell MTS Place...

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Bennett Returns to Wolves

The Chicago Wolves announced Tuesday that forward Beau Bennett has been returned on loan to the team by the St. Louis Blues (NHL)....

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Wolves Roundup: Nov. 6-12, 2017

Welcome to Wolves Roundup, a weekly report of highlights, notes and transactions from the Chicago Wolves’ previous week of competition...

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