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Tale of the Tape: Jan. 22

Friday, Jan. 22, 6:00 p.m. Bojangles Coliseum

Chicago embarks on the second half of the AHL season with a two-game series at Charlotte that starts tonight at the Bojangles’ Coliseum.

The Wolves outscored the Checkers 12-5 in a pair of home wins back in October. Chicago defeated Charlotte 9-5 on Oct. 17 to set a season-high mark for goals. A week later, the Wolves posted a 3-0 win behind a 23- save shutout from PHEONIX COPLEY.

The Wolves have won four straight versus the Checkers and captured eight of the past nine meetings dating to the 2013-14 season.

Charlotte enters tonight’s game as one of the hottest teams in the AHL. The Checkers are on pace for a 100-point season, having won three straight games and seven of their last eight. At the same time, Charlotte has managed to collect points in nine of 10 games, going 8-1- 0-1 during that span.

By The Numbers

9: PAT CANNONE has reached 30 points in a season for the eighth time in nine years since arriving at Miami (Ohio) in 2007. CANNONE’s only sub-30 season came with Binghamton in 2012- 13.

18: The Wolves have played the third-fewest road games (18) of any team in the AHL, joining eight other teams at that number. Only Ontario (14) and San Jose (16) have played fewer road contests.

105: Number of days (from start of the season) it took for Chicago to make its first trip to Charlotte – the last Central Division building the Wolves have visited.

.875: Chicago’s winning percentage when scoring the game’s first goal (14-2-0-0).

Follow The Action

Today’s game begins at 7:00 p.m and can be 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.