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Wendell Young
General Manager


Wendell Young has completed eight seasons as the Chicago Wolves general manager. During his tenure, the team has compiled a .593 winning percentage during the regular season and captured four division titles: the 2010 West, 2012 Midwest, 2014 Midwest and 2017 Central.

Young has been a member of the Wolves organization in virtually every capacity — including player, coach, and executive — since the team’s inaugural campaign in 1994. He served as assistant coach and executive director of team relations for six seasons before transitioning into the general manager role in August 2009.

The 53-year-old stands as the Wolves’ all-time leader among goaltenders in games (322), wins (169), saves (8,467), minutes (17,912), and shutouts (16), and was a member of Chicago’s 1998 and 2000 Turner Cup championship squads.  His jersey number “1” was retired on Dec. 1, 2001 — becoming the first Wolves player to receive the honor.

The Halifax, Nova Scotia, native, who was inducted into the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame in 2007, is the only man in hockey history to have won all four North American championships: the Stanley Cup, Turner Cup, Calder Cup, and Memorial Cup. He captured the Stanley Cup in 1991 and 1992 as a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins, the 1988 Calder Cup with the Hershey Bears, the 1982 Memorial Cup with the Kitchener Rangers, and the 1998 and 2000 Turner Cups with the Wolves. He also was behind the bench as a coach for the Wolves’ 2008 Calder Cup victory.

Young played 18 seasons of professional hockey, including 10 in the National Hockey League. He compiled a 59-86-12 record in 187 games with the Vancouver Canucks, Philadelphia Flyers, Tampa Bay Lightning and Penguins. He also served as goaltending coach for the Calgary Flames from 2001-03.

Young and his wife, Paula, reside in the northwest suburbs and have one daughter, Gabrielle, and two sons, Matt and Jack.

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Sat, Jan. 20
7:00 pm

First Responders commemorative jerseys, presented by Turtle Wax

Felt Pennant Giveaway, presented by Turtle Wax (first 2,500 fans)

Free postgame skate (sorry, no rentals available)

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Sun, Jan. 21
3:00 pm

First Responders commemorative jerseys, presented by Turtle Wax

Family Sunday featuring Disney on Ice child’s admission pass giveaway (first 1,000 kids)

Postgame Autograph Session, featuring T.J. Tynan and Chris Casto

 

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