The Chicago Wolves launch their 21st season – and 14th as a member of the American Hockey League – at 7 p.m. Saturday at Allstate Arena. After directing the Wolves to the Midwest Division title during his first year in charge since the 2007-08 season, John Anderson feels even more comfortable and confident as the opener beckons.
The four-time league champion Chicago Wolves will have 58 regular-season contests and all of their playoff games broadcast on network television during the 2014-15 season. The majority of the American Hockey League games will air on The U-Too, including the Wolves' 21st season opener at 7 p.m. Saturday at Allstate Arena.
The Chicago Wolves return to action this weekend with a home-opening doubleheader against the Charlotte Checkers. Head coach John Anderson will resume his duties behind the bench and will be flanked by two new additions in assistant coaches Mark Hardy and Brad Tapper. The Wolves are 12-6-1-1 (.650) in home openers, including a 4-1-1-0 (.750) mark when they begin the season in their own barn.
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. --- The Chicago Wolves closed out their exhibition slate on a high note with a 3-2 overtime win Saturday night against the Milwaukee Admirals at West Meadows Ice Arena.