Friday, Jan. 15, 7:00 p.m. Allstate Arena
The Wolves begin a stretch of three games in as many days, starting tonight against the Iowa Wild. Chicago has won 15 of 21 games and owns a .785 winning percentage in three seasons against Iowa.
Iowa posted a 2-1 win at the Allstate on Dec. 26 in the last meeting between the teams. The physical game generated 16 total penalties for 60 penalty minutes.
The Wild are turning things around under first-year coach John Torchetti. After recording five wins in 32 games, Iowa has won four of its last six games, which includes wins over Milwaukee and Rockford.
The Wolves have excelled on home ice, posting a 12-5-0-1 record (.694) at the Allstate Arena. After this weekend, the team has just one home game left in January.
By The Numbers
5: Number of times this season the Wolves have scored multiple power-play goals in a game. Chicago struck twice on the power play at Rockford on Tuesday, the third time they’ve had two in a contest. The team also scored four PPGs in the season opener and three against Rockford on Dec. 19.
16: In each of the Wolves’ last 16 games, the team that scored the first goal went on to win the contest. In addition, the team that scored the first goal never trailed in those 16 games. The last Wolves game where both teams led was Dec. 4 at Grand Rapids.
87: The Wolves spent 87 days (Oct. 17-Jan. 11) above the .500 mark. Chicago’s season-high mark was seven games above .500, reached on Nov. 13.
175: PAT CANNONE recorded his 175th AHL career point with an assist Tuesday. He leads active Wolves players in AHL career scoring.
Follow The Action
Today’s game begins at 7:00 p.m and can be seen on WCIU The U Too. Tonight’s contest can also be streamed on www.ahllive.com.