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Tale of the Tape: Nov. 12 2015

Thursday, Nov. 12, 7:00 p.m. MTS Centre

The Chicago Wolves roll into Canada on a hot streak, winning five straight games and looking to maintain their position atop the Central Division standings with a two-game series against the Manitoba Moose starting tonight.

The Wolves swept a two-game set against Manitoba 11 days ago at the Allstate Arena. The Wolves overcame a 1-0 deficit with three goals in the third period to claim the opener, 3-1, on Oct. 30. Two days later, PHEONIX COPLEY stopped all 26 shots he faced in a 2-0 win. Captain PAT CANNONE scored in both games.

The Wolves (7-1-0-1) are off to their second-best start in franchise history. Only the 2007-08 squad started stronger, going 8-0-1-0 and capturing the 2008 Calder Cup Championship.

By The Numbers

7: Points needed by PAT CANNONE to reach 100 for his Wolves career. CANNONE is looking to become the 31st member of the Wolves’ Century Club.  

78:32: The active shutout streak Chicago holds against Manitoba, which covers the better part of four periods.

749: Number of regular-season wins during JOHN ANDERSON’s 18-year professional coaching career, which in addition to the AHL and NHL includes stops in the International Hockey League (IHL), Colonial Hockey League (CoHL) and Southern Hockey League (SHL).

2,142: The number of days since the Wolves last played in Manitoba, dating to Jan. 1, 2010.

Follow The Action

Today’s game begins at 7:00 p.m. and can be streamed on www.ahllive.com.

Those away from a computer can follow @Chicago_Wolves or @ChiWolvesLive on Twitter for live in-game play-by-play.