The Vancouver Canucks recalled 12 players from their AHL affiliate Sunday as their training camp began in British Columbia.
The Chicago Wolves tied the score late in the third, but Milwaukee grabbed the overtime winner to earn the extra point in a 2-1 Amtrak Rivalry contest Saturday night before 15,719 fans at the Allstate Arena.
Before the final horn sounded in the Chicago Wolves 5-2 loss to the Texas Stars at Cedar Park Center on Tuesday night, the Wolves earned a spot in the 2012 Calder Cup playoffs.
Less than 24 hours after the Chicago Wolves needed a shootout to solve a scoreless game with Charlotte, goals occurred early and often Sunday afternoon as the Wolves prevailed 6-3 before 10,731 fans at the Allstate Arena.
The Chicago Wolves home winning streak didn’t make it safely into 2012 as the Charlotte Checkers picked up a 4-1 American Hockey League victory Saturday night before 7,612 at Allstate Arena.
Mark Mancari produced two second-period goals to get the Chicago Wolves within one, but Rockford regained control for a 6-3 victory Friday night in a physical Illinois Lottery Cup affair at BMO Harris Bank Center.
Matt Climie didn’t merely provide stellar goaltending for the Chicago Wolves on Friday night. He triggered the attack for a squad that entered the game ranked 29th out of 30 American Hockey League teams in scoring.