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About Skates

This year marks Skates’ 25th season as the Mascot of the Chicago Wolves. Skates loves spending time in the community, raising funds for Chicago Wolves Charities and meeting fans. He is especially proud of helping his fellow animals with the Adopt-A-Dog program, which has helped more than 1,400 dogs find homes.

During Wolves games, Skates loves to high-five fans, sign autographs, throw T-shirts and get involved with all of the promotions. He especially loves dancing in the aisles to “Cotton-Eyed Joe.” Occasionally, you can even catch Skates firing off a few shots at the Slap Shot Cage! When he’s not in the middle of the fun at Wolves home games, Skates can be found at festivals and parades throughout the Chicago area. Click here to find out where Skates will be appearing! Next time you’re at a Wolves game, make sure to give Skates a howl!


About Skates

Height 6 ft. 2 in. (6 ft. 7 in. with ears up)
Fangs 2.6 in. (Claws: 3.1 in.)
Birthplace Rosemont, IL.
Date of Birth 10/14/1994

SKATES FAVORITE THINGS

Game time Skating out of the wolf head, shooting fireworks and throwing T-shirts to fans
Charity Getting as many dogs adopted though our Adopt-A-Dog program as we can
Memory Winning Four Championships
Summer Activity Visiting festivals, parades, hanging out with Wendell Young and going to block parties
NHL Team Vegas Golden Knights
Color Burgundy, Gold and Green
Food Bacon and Cheese
Song “Kickstart My Heart” by Motley Crue, “Hungry Like The Wolf” by Duran Duran
Movie Slapshot, Dances with Wolves and Teen Wolf
Hobby Howlin’ at the moon
Friends Staley, Southpaw, Clark and Benny