GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (CBS) — The Blackhawks’ season may be over, but hockey in the Chicago area is not – the Chicago Wolves are division champions again.
First-year forward David Cotton had his first hat trick Wednesday night, and rookie goaltender Beck Warm stopped 35 shots as the Wolves topped the Grand Rapids Griffins 7-0 at Van Andel Arena.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
The Wolves noted that forwards Sean Malone and Sheldon Rempal, and defensemen Max Lajoie and Frederic Allard also scored goals.READ MORE: Search On For Munster, Indiana Bank Robber Who Wore Hazmat Suit, Hard Hat
“It feels pretty good,” Wolves head coach Ryan Warsofsky said in a news release. “This has been a short year, but really it has been a long, draining year mentally and physically. I’m really happy for our guys.”MORE NEWS: Chicago Police Rescue Ducklings From Uptown Sewer Grate As Mother Duck Waits
This was the fourth AHL Central division title in the last five years for the Wolves.