Chicago Wolves

Early Flurry Carries Wolves Past Milwaukee 5-2

The Chicago Wolves reeled off four goals in the opening 15 minutes Friday night and rolled to a 5-2 victory in Amtrak Rivalry action at Milwaukee.


Chicago Wolves

Wolves Enter All-Star Break By Beating Rockford 2-1

Chicago Wolves captain Darren Haydar scored two goals and goaltender Joe Cannata did the rest, stopping 32 of 33 shots, as the Wolves defeated the Rockford IceHogs 2-1 in an Illinois Lottery Cup contest Friday night at the MetroCentre.


The Chicago Wolves played the Stars Friday night. (Ross Dettman/Chicago Wolves)

Wolves Fall 6-4 to Texas

The Chicago Wolves fell into a 2-0 hole three minutes into the game and that proved to be the difference as they dropped a 6-4 decision to the Texas Stars Friday night at the Allstate Arena.


The Wolves beat Oklahoma City Saturday. (Scott Dettman/Chicago Wolves)

Wolves Break Away For 6-3 Win Over Barons

Defenseman Derek Joslin scored his first two goals in a Wolves uniform and right wing Andrew Gordon added two goals as Chicago earned a 6-3 triumph over Oklahoma City on Sunday afternoon at Allstate Arena.


The Chicago Wolves lost to the Grand Rapids Griffins Saturday. (Ross Dettman/Chicago Wolves)

Wolves Fall In Shootout To Griffins

The Chicago Wolves rallied to tie the score with two third-period goals and send the game past regulation, but were unable to grab the extra point as the Grand Rapids Griffins earned a 4-3 shootout win Saturday night in front of a season-high 15,155 fans at the Allstate Arena.


Chicago Wolves

Wolves Falter In Third, Lose 4-3 To Admirals

Two third-period goals by the Milwaukee Admirals proved too much for the Chicago Wolves to handle as they fell to their division rivals 4-3 Thursday night at the Bradley Center.


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Wolves Edged In Rockford

The Chicago Wolves power-play unit produced multiple goals for the second time this season, but those markers weren’t enough to prevent a 3-2 defeat by the Rockford IceHogs on Thursday night at the MetroCentre.


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Wolves Win Streak Ends In OT To Grand Rapids

The Wolves struck first blood but it was the Grand Rapids Griffins with the last laugh, shutting the door on Chicago with a 2-1 overtime victory Saturday night at Van Andel Arena.


The Wolves take on the Hamilton Bulldogs on Thursday (Steve Woltmann/Chicago Wolves)

Wolves Beat Bulldogs 4-3

Left wing Darren Archibald delivered the game’s first two goals and the Chicago Wolves held on for a 4-3 victory over Hamilton on Thursday night at Allstate Arena.


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Wolves Slip By IceHogs 2-1

They were shut out at home Friday night, but the Chicago Wolves proved one day can make all the difference when they bested the Rockford IceHogs 2-1 in an Illinois Lottery Cup contest Saturday night at the MetroCentre.


Chicago Wolves

Black Friday No Bargain For Wolves

It was a back-and-forth affair at Van Andel Arena Friday night, but the Chicago Wolves couldn’t get the final score in a 4-3 loss to the Grand Rapids Griffins.


The Chicago Wolves played the Peoria Rivermen on Saturday. (Ross Dettman/Chicago Wolves)

Wolves Dropped By Peoria 3-2

The Chicago Wolves and Peoria Rivermen exchanged goals through 40 minutes of play, but the Rivermen grabbed the only goal in the third period as the Wolves suffered a 3-2 loss Saturday night at the Allstate Arena.


Chicago Wolves

Wolves Fall To Admirals 7-4

The Chicago Wolves opened this year’s Amtrak Rivalry series against the Milwaukee Admirals on a sour note, dropping a 7-4 decision Friday night at the Bradley Center.


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Pinizzotto’s Pair Earns Wolves 2-1 Win In Charlotte

The Chicago Wolves rebounded from Sunday afternoon’s loss to the Charlotte Checkers with a 2-1 win Tuesday night in front of 4,404 at Time Warner Cable Arena.


(Ross Dettman/Chicago Wolves)

Wolves Win Nail-Biter Against Rampage

Jordan Schroeder’s goal with 2:58 to go lifted the Chicago Wolves to a riveting 6-5 victory on Saturday night at Allstate Arena.


Chicago Wolves

Wolves Fall 4-1 In Peoria

The Chicago Wolves surrendered four unanswered goals in the third period to drop a 4-1 Illinois Lottery Cup contest to the Peoria Rivermen at Carver Arena Friday night.


The Chicago Wolves defeated the IceHogs Sunday night. (Chicago Wolves)

Wolves Knock Off Rockford 5-3 For Second Win In 24 Hours

The Chicago Wolves built a 3-0 third-period lead and held off a Rockford charge to claim a 5-3 American Hockey League victory Sunday afternoon at Allstate Arena.


Chicago Wolves

Wolves Beat IceHogs 1-0 In Shootout Win

The Chicago Wolves and Rockford IceHogs battled through 65 minutes of scoreless hockey, but the Wolves came through with the extra point in the shootout with a 1-0 win Saturday night before a crowd of 14,505 in their American Hockey League opener at the Allstate Arena.


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Wolves Wrap Up Preseason With 3-1 Victory Over Milwaukee

Center Jordan Schroeder scored a pair of second-period goals to guide the Chicago Wolves to a 3-1 victory Saturday night at Kern Center in their final tune-up for the 2012-13 American Hockey League season.


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Guide To Brookfield Zoo

There was no other place I wanted to go to more as a kid than the Brookfield Zoo. In fact, blowing out the candles on my birthday cake involved wishing for my mom to take me to the zoo. That’s before I got smart and starting wishing for a dog. Over the past couple of years the zoo has started implementing a lot of new exhibits and homes for the animals. The best part of the zoo is that you’ll never see the same thing twice. The animals are always up to something.