25 October 2010

Weekly Press Notes for Oct. 25

Center Jason Krog.

Wed., Oct. 27*
vs. Oklahoma City Barons
Allstate Arena
7 p.m.

Thu., Oct. 28*
vs. Texas Stars
Allstate Arena
7 p.m.

Sat., Oct. 30*
vs. Rockford IceHogs
Allstate Arena
7 p.m.

*Comcast Network 100


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The Wolves conclude a four-game homestand with three games at the Allstate Arena this week, beginning with a visit from the Oklahoma City Barons on Wednesday; Chicago has posted a 31-9-0-3 record on home ice, dating back to last season, which includes a 2-1-0-0 mark this year.


--- Jason Krog: Paced the Wolves with four points (G, 3A) in three games this week ... Ranks first on the team with six assists and shares first with seven points in seven games this season ... Ranked first on the Wolves and second in the American Hockey League with 61 assists and paced the team and ranked seventh in the league with 75 points in 78 games last season

--- Darren Haydar: Posted three points (G, 2A) in three games this week, which includes his second multiple-point outing of the season on Saturday (2A) ... Shares the team lead with two goals and seven points in seven games this season ... Tallied at least one point in 100 of his 131 career games with the Wolves and moved into ninth on Chicago?s all-time scoring register with 187 points (62G, 125A) over the course of three seasons (2006-08; 2010-11) ... Notched 64 points (23G, 41A) in 66 contests with the Lake Erie Monsters (AHL) last season

--- Edward Pasquale: Collected wins in four of his first five pro starts, which includes a 28-save performance in a 4-3 win over Milwaukee on Sunday ... Amassed a 2.13 goals-against average and .923 save percentage in five contests this year (4-1-0) ... Registered a 27-17-5 record with a 3.17 goals-against average and ranked fourth in the OHL with a .916 save percentage in 51 games with the Saginaw Spirit last year ... Selected by the Atlanta Thrashers with their fourth choice (117th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft

--- Nigel Dawes: Tallied a goal and an assist in two games with the Wolves since being assigned by the Atlanta Thrashers on Oct. 22 ... Appeared in six NHL games with Atlanta this year ... Last season, he set NHL career-highs with 18 assists and 32 points in 66 contests with the Calgary Flames


--- Chicago converted on two of its three power-play attempts on Sunday, the second time this season the team has bagged multiple man-advantage markers in a game; the Wolves rank fifth in the league with a 24.1 conversion rate on the power-play (seven of 29).

--- Five of the Wolves seven games this season have been decided by one goal; Chicago has recorded a 23-10-2-6 mark in one-goal contests, dating back to last season, which includes a 4-0-1-0 record this year.

--- The Wolves potted a season-high four markers against Milwaukee on Sunday; Chicago has posted a 28-4-1-2 mark in games they have scored four or more goals, dating back to last year.

--- Thirteen members of the Wolves have lit the lamp this season, which includes left wing Fredrik Pettersson, who collected his first career AHL goal on Sunday.

--- Chicago has played past regulation in three of its seven tilts this season (1-1-1); the Wolves played past regulation 14 times (2-11-1) last year and have earned the extra point in nine of their last 17 games played beyond regulation, dating back to last season.

--- Chicago has allowed a power-play goal in a season-high three straight games; the Wolves rank 24th in the AHL with a 78.8 efficiency rating on the penalty-kill (26 of 33).


--- The Wolves will take to the ice for warmups with special pink sticks on Sat., Oct. 30 game in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The sticks will then be autographed, auctioned and raffled off throughout the game. Fans will be able to purchase a "Stick It To Breast Cancer" T-shirt for a $20 donation and autographed pink pucks for a $10 donation. The Wolves also encourage fans to wear pink to the game that night. Proceeds benefit A Silver Lining Foundation, Buy A Mom A Mammogram and Chicago Wolves Charities.


Sat., Oct. 24
(at) Chicago 4, Milwaukee 3
--- The Wolves scored three times in the last six minutes of the second period and fought off a late rally to escape with a 4-3 victory over the Milwaukee Admirals at the Allstate Arena
--- Forwards Jason Krog (2A) and Jared Ross (G, A) and defenseman Noah Welch (2A) each tallied two points for the Wolves in the victory, while forwards Darren Haydar, Andre Deveaux and Fredrik Pettersson also scored for Chicago
--- Goaltender Edward Pasquale thwarted 28 shots

Sat., Oct. 23
(at) Rockford 4, Chicago 3 (OT)
--- The Wolves surrendered a two-goal third-period lead en route to dropping a 4-3 overtime decision to the Rockford IceHogs at the Rockford MetroCentre
--- Forwards Jason Krog (G, A) and Darren Haydar (2A) notched multiple-points while Andrew Kozek and Nigel Dawes each scored for Chicago
--- Goaltender Drew MacIntyre turned aside 29 of 33 shots in regulation and overtime

Wed., Oct. 20
Abbotsford 3, (at) Chicago 0
--- The Wolves couldn?t muster any firepower and saw their three-game winning streak snapped with a 3-0 blanking by the Abbotsford Heat at the Allstate Arena
--- Wolves goaltender Edward Pasquale stopped 20 shots in the loss, while Heat netminder Leland Irving posted 13 saves