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Chatfield, Lyon and Noesen return

The Chicago Wolves announced Monday that defenseman Jalen Chatfield, goaltender Alex Lyon and right wing Stefan Noesen have been reassigned on loan by the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes.

Chatfield rejoins the Wolves after spending five weeks with the Hurricanes. The 25-year-old blueliner recorded one assist and a +1 plus/minus rating in seven appearances for the NHL’s leading team according to points percentage (.758). The Ypsilanti, Michigan, native averaged 16 minutes, 47 seconds of ice time per game for Carolina. He owns four goals and three assists in 17 games for the Wolves.

Lyon, who spent a week on Carolina’s taxi squad, shares second among all American Hockey League goaltenders with a 1.79 goals-against average. The 29-year-old Baudette, Minnesota, native also owns a 9-1-1 record, a .929 save percentage and 2 shutouts in 11 appearances for the Wolves.

During the Wolves’ current 12-game winning streak that has tied the franchise record, Lyon has posted a 6-0-0 record with a 1.63 GAA and .940 save percentage while alternating starts with rookie goaltender Eetu Makiniemi. Lyon appeared in one game for Carolina earlier this year and earned a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on Nov. 13.

Noesen has piled up 10 goals and 14 assists in 23 games for the Wolves. The 28-year-old Plano, Texas, native appeared in two games for the Hurricanes during his three-week stint and helped Carolina pick up wins against Detroit on Dec. 16 and Los Angeles on Dec. 18

The Central Division-leading Wolves go for their 13th straight win Friday at Rockford, then host the Iowa Wild at 7 p.m. Saturday and the Cleveland Monsters at 3 p.m. Sunday at Allstate Arena. For the best ticket specials, contact a Wolves ticket representative HERE.