The Midwest Division champion Chicago Wolves will open the 2014 Calder Cup playoffs with a best-of-five series against the Rochester Americans. The Wolves’ first game at Allstate Arena will be Thursday, May 1.
ROCKFORD, Ill. --- The Chicago Wolves moved into a tie atop the Midwest Division and claimed the Illinois Lottery Cup with a decisive 5-3 win over the Rockford IceHogs on Friday night at the MetroCentre.
Forward Michael Davies has been named the Chicago Wolves’ Dan Snyder Man of the Year in recognition of his unwavering commitment to Chicago-area charities and the community during the 2013-14 season. He joins Karl Stewart (2004-05, 2005-06) as the only players to receive the honor more than once.
Chicago Wolves goaltender Jake Allen was announced Thursday as the recipient of the Aldege “Baz” Bastien Memorial Award, granted to the American Hockey League’s most outstanding goaltender for the 2013-14 season, as voted on by AHL coaches, players and media in each of the league’s 30 member cities.
DES MOINES, Iowa --- The Chicago Wolves clinched home-ice advantage for the first round of the Calder Cup playoffs with a 4-3 shootout victory over Iowa on Wednesday night at Wells Fargo Arena as John Anderson earned his 700th regular-season win as a head coach.
The Wolves close out their regular-season schedule this week with three games against division opponents while continuing to chase Grand Rapids for the Midwest Division title, sitting 4 points back with a game in hand; Chicago clinched the 16th playoff berth in team history on April 5 and needs 1 point to ensure home-ice advantage for the Calder Cup playoffs.