Yes, right now, it’s a pretty rough time to be a sports fan in the Land of Lincoln. But all is not lost. In fact, even as the temperature in Chicago starts to bottom out, there are some pick-me-ups on the local sports scene that are still warming my heart this week.
The Chicago Wolves have agreed to a three-year deal with the St. Louis Blues, according to a team release.
The Chicago Wolves saw their Calder Cup playoff hopes dashed as they fell to the Milwaukee Admirals 2-0 in an Amtrak Rivalry contest Saturday night at the Allstate Arena.
The Chicago Wolves kept their playoff hopes alive Friday night with a thorough 5-2 victory over the Lake Erie Monsters and Quicken Loans Arena.
Despite scoring two third-period goals, the Chicago Wolves comeback attempt fell short as they dropped a 3-2 Amtrak Rivalry decision to the Milwaukee Admirals Tuesday night at the Bradley Center.
The Chicago Wolves earned a much-needed come-from-behind win over the Charlotte Checkers 2-1 in a shootout Saturday night at the Allstate Arena.
In a game for the record books, the Rockford IceHogs handled the Chicago Wolves Friday night with a 7-3 Illinois Lottery Cup victory at the MetroCentre.
In the thick of the playoff hunt, the Chicago Wolves earned a big 3-2 road victory over the Grand Rapids Griffins Wednesday night at Van Andel Arena.
A 31-save shutout from goaltender Matt Climie lifted the Chicago Wolves to a 3-0 victory over the Oklahoma City Barons Saturday night at Cox Convention Center.
In the heat of the playoff race, the Chicago Wolves were frozen out by the Houston Aeros with a 5-2 loss Friday night at Toyota Center.
The Chicago Wolves and Milwaukee Admirals exchanged goals for much of their intense Amtrak Rivalry game on Saturday night, but Milwaukee registered back-to-back scores in the third period to claim a 4-3 win at Allstate Arena.
Left wing Brett Sterling notched his sixth career hat trick to pace the Chicago Wolves to a 5-2 win over the Lake Erie Monsters Friday night at the Allstate Arena.
The Chicago Wolves and Oklahoma City Barons battled for 65 minutes and into a six-round shootout in which the Wolves prevailed with a 3-2 win Wednesday night at the Allstate Arena.
Milwaukee produced a pair of power-play goals in the second period to fuel a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Wolves Sunday afternoon in an Amtrak Rivalry game at Allstate Arena.
Each of the Chicago Wolves’ last three visits to Peoria have ended in a shutout. This time, it was Chicago’s turn to suffer the whitewash with a 3-0 loss Saturday night in an Illinois Lottery Cup contest at Carver Arena.
The Chicago Wolves saw a two-goal third period lead evaporate, but left wing Brett Sterling and goaltender Matt Climie came through in the shootout to give the Wolves a 4-3 win over the Toronto Marlies Friday night at the Allstate Arena.
The Chicago Wolves could only muster one goal and allowed two power-play strikes as the Rockford IceHogs earned a 2-1 Illinois Lottery Cup contest Sunday afternoon at the Allstate Arena.
The Chicago Wolves scored three times in the second period to build a 3-2 lead but the Rockford IceHogs notched two third-period goals and skated away with a 4-3 Illinois Lottery Cup victory Friday night at the Rockford MetroCentre.
Nicklas Jensen’s power-play goal late in the third period pulled the Chicago Wolves into overtime, but Grand Rapids scored 18 seconds into extra time to earn a 3-2 win in a Midwest Division showdown Wednesday night at Van Andel Arena.
Goaltender Joe Cannata stopped 36 shots and forward Michael Davies buried a pair of first-period goals to spark the Chicago Wolves to a 3-2 Illinois Lottery Cup victory over Rockford on Sunday afternoon at Allstate Arena.