22 November 2010

Weekly Press Notes for Nov. 22

Center Andre Deveaux.


Tue., Nov. 23^
vs. Lake Erie Monsters
Allstate Arena
7 p.m.

Fri., Nov. 26*
at Peoria Rivermen
Carver Arena
7 p.m.

Sat., Nov. 27*
vs. Grand Rapids Griffins
Allstate Arena
7 p.m.

*Comcast Network 100


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The Wolves posted back-to-back home victories on Saturday and Sunday to snap a season-high seven-game losing skid, all of which came during an eight-game road trip (1-7-0-0); Chicago, which will play three of its final four November games on home ice, has notched a 5-3-0-0 record at the Allstate Arena this season.


--- Andre Deveaux: Registered four points (3G, A) in four games this week, which includes recording his third professional hat trick on Sunday ... Ranks second on the team with eight goals and fifth with 13 points in 20 games this season ... Paces the Wolves and shares 10 in the AHL with four power-play strikes and leads the team with 51 penalty minutes

--- Jason Krog: Shared the team lead with four points (G, 3A) in four games this week, which includes his sixth multiple-point performance (G, A) of the year on Saturday ... Ranks first on the Wolves and shares third in the AHL with 15 assists and leads the team and shares 15th in the league with 18 points in 20 games this season

--- Jared Ross: Collected three points (G, 2A) on Saturday, which matched both a team and personal season high ... Ranks second on the Wolves and shares ninth in the league with 13 assists and holds second on the club with 17 points in 20 games this season ... Paces the team with a +6 plus/minus rating ... Recorded six points (G, 5A) in the last six games

--- Spencer Machacek: Posted two goals and three points in his last two games to snap a three-game scoreless skid ... Ranks third on the Wolves with seven goals, shares third with seven assists and ranks fourth with 14 points in 20 games this season ... Ranks second on the team with a +5 plus/minus rating

--- Noah Welch: Dished out an assist in each of the last three games, which is tied for the second longest point streak of his 175-game AHL career ... Ranks second among team blueliners with six assists and six points in 16 games this season ... His six points in 16 games has surpassed his five points (G, 4A) earned in 37 games with the Wolves last year



--- The Wolves have notched at least one power-play marker in 13 of their 20 games this season, which includes bagging multiple man-advantage markers five times; Chicago ranks fourth in the league with a 21.4 conversion rate on the power play (18 of 84).

--- Chicago, which did not score more than two goals in a game during its seven-game losing streak, has tallied five markers in each of its last two outings; the Wolves have accrued a 4-0-0-0 mark when potting four or more markers in a game this season.

--- Center Ryan Garbutt has tallied three points (G, 2A) in his last three games, which includes his first career AHL goal to open scoring on Saturday; the 25-year-old forward has tallied three points (G, 2A) and 11 penalty minutes in seven contests since being signed by the Wolves on Nov. 10.

--- Chicago opened scoring in each of its last two contests after surrendering the first goal in the previous four contests; the Wolves have recorded a 3-2-1-0 mark when lighting the lamp first this season.

--- The Wolves have surrendered at least one power-play goal in 16 of their 20 outings overall this year, including nine of their last 10; Chicago ranks 30th in the AHL with a 70.0 efficiency rating on the penalty kill (70 of 100).



--- Right wing Darren Haydar potted his team-leading ninth goal of the year on Sunday, which shares ninth in the AHL; the 31-year-old forward has amassed 16 points in 20 games this season, which ranks third on the Wolves.




Sun., Nov. 21
(at) Chicago 5, Lake Erie 2
--- The Wolves used a three-goal performance by center Andre Deveaux to prevail over the Lake Erie Monsters, 5-2, at the Allstate Arena
--- Right wings Darren Haydar and Spencer Machacek added the other tallies
--- Goaltender Peter Mannino posted 33 saves in picking up his second straight win

Sat., Nov. 20
(at) Chicago 5, Houston 2
--- The Wolves jumped out to a 5-0 lead and held on for a 5-2 win over the Houston Aeros before a season-high crowd of 11,718 at the Allstate Arena
--- Forwards Nigel Dawes, Ryan Garbutt, Jason Krog, Spencer Machacek and Jared Ross all dented the net
--- Goaltender Peter Mannino made 25 saves on 27 shots in the win

Wed., Nov. 17
(at) Houston 3, Chicago 2
--- The Wolves fell into a three-goal first-period hole and couldn’t climb out despite a late rally, falling 3-2 to the Houston Aeros at the Toyota Center
--- Right wings Akim Aliu and Darren Haydar potted goals
--- Goaltender Peter Mannino stopped 21 of 24 shots he faced

Tue., Nov. 16
(at) Texas 8, Chicago 2
--- The Wolves jumped out to a 2-1 lead but surrendered six second period tallies en route to dropping an 8-2 decision to the Texas Stars at Cedar Park Center
--- Forwards Akim Aliu and Fredrik Pettersson scored
--- Goaltenders Drew MacIntyre (21 of 28) and Peter Mannino (five of six) split time in MacINTYRE’s loss