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Wolves have big shoes to fill without Jake Allen

One season after being named to the NHL’s all-rookie team, goalie Jake Allen made the most of his time in Chicago. Blocked in St. Louis, he won the AHL’s goalie triple crown by leading the league in wins (33), save percentage (.928) and goals-against average …

 

Wolves lose three in free agency

The Wolves have had several free-agent defections since the market opened.

Defenseman and captain Taylor Chorney signed a one-year, two-way deal with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday. Chorney, the ninth captain in team history, spent one season with the Wolves. In 69 games, he had …

Wolves swept out of playoffs

TORONTO — Drew MacIntyre stopped all 30 shots he faced, and the Toronto Marlies blanked the Wolves 4-0 on Friday to complete a four-game sweep of their American Hockey League second-round playoff series. Greg McKegg scored in the first period, Carter Ashton in the second …

Wolves struggle from start in loss to Marlies

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Coach John Anderson said the Wolves made “four or five horrendous errors” in the first period Saturday. Those mistakes were too much to overcome, and his team is two losses away from elimination. Three first-period goals put the Toronto Marlies ahead for good in their …

Penalty-killing woes prove fatal for Wolves in Game 1 loss to Marlies

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The Toronto Marlies were playing for the first time since May 1. That didn’t stop them from getting ahead of the Wolves and their struggling penalty kill. The Marlies scored the first three goals and beat the Wolves 5-2 Friday at Allstate Arena in Game …

Wolves advance to Western Conference semifinal, close out Rochester

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John Anderson said the Wolves expected to beat the Rochester Americans in their first-round series. They just might not have expected it to be as difficult as it was. After falling behind by a goal in the second period, the Wolves scored three unanswered goals …

Wolves face ‘do or die’ after blowout Game 4 loss

As Jake Allen met the media outside the dressing room after the Wolves’ 7-2 loss Friday night to the Rochester Americans, chairman Don Levin walked by and patted Allen on the shoulder. Levin didn’t stop or say anything to his goalie, but his small gesture …

Back from the Blues, Adam Cracknell scores twice to lead Wolves

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Last week, Adam Cracknell was trying to end one Chicago team’s playoff run. Now he’s trying to extend another’s. Reassigned Wednesday after the St. Louis Blues were ousted by the Blackhawks, Cracknell scored twice Thursday in the Wolves’ 4-0 victory over the Rochester Americans in …

Wolves rout Admirals to win Midwest Division

On Jan. 18, the Wolves were 13 points behind the Grand Rapids Griffins for the Midwest Division lead. Today, they are Midwest Division champions. Ty Rattie and Eric Selleck scored twice, Sebastian Wannstrom added a short-handed goal and Jake Allen made 20 saves for his …

Wolves make Teuvo Teravainen, IceHogs pay for penalty

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The hype has passed. Now Teuvo Teravainen is just glad to play. When Teravainen made his Blackhawks debut March 25, every shift was charted, and every touch of the puck led to a flood of tweets as the touted prospect tried to make his mark. …

Wolves’ hopes for division title take hit

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A division championship for the Wolves is less likely after their 4-3 shootout loss Sunday to the Iowa Wild. The Wolves (40-20-5-5, 90 points) earned one point to move six points behind the Grand Rapids Griffins (45-21-2-4, 96 points) for the Midwest ­Division lead with …

Defenseman Jake Chelios gets Wolves tryout

The Wolves signed a player with a familiar last name.

Defenseman Jake Chelios, a son of Hockey Hall of Famer and former Blackhawks star Chris Chelios, signed a professional-tryout agreement with the Wolves on Friday. Jake, 23, appeared in seven games for Toledo of the …

Shutout-shootout loss for Wolves

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The Wolves did everything but score. And that will hurt their chances to win the Midwest Division. Jake Allen had 22 saves for his league-leading sixth shutout, but Patrick Cehlin scored the winner in the shootout to give the Milwaukee Admirals a 1-0 victory Tuesday …

Back-to-back comeback wins for Wolves 

The Wolves probably should stop falling behind. It’s tougher to pick up points that way. Luckily for them, it has worked out the last two games. After coming back from a three-goal deficit in the third period, the Wolves earned a 5-4 shootout victory Saturday …

Late rally helps Wolves secure shootout win over Monsters

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The Wolves’ all-star goalie didn’t have one of his best nights. Their defense was a bit ragged and they fell behind by two goals late in the third period.

They still managed to win.

Ty Rattie and Adam Cracknell scored in a shootout and Jake …

Violence mars Wolves’ win IceHogs

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There were brawls, major penalties and one player crawling on his hands and knees to fight another. The violence returned in the second period of the Wolves’ 6-0 victory Friday over the Rockford IceHogs. The teams combined for 64 penalty minutes, six major penalties and …