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Wolves claim first place showdown 

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Wolves claim first place showdown 

Wolves claim first place showdown  The Chicago Wolves took over first place in the Central Division on Wednesday night, topping the Grand Rapids Griffins 5-2 at Allstate Arena. Center Gage Quinney tallied two goals while forwards Daniel Carr and Tyler Wong and defenseman Dylan Coghlan also scored for Chicago (23-13-3-1). Netminder Oscar Dansk (14-6-2) made…

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Hockey News: Tucson Roadrunners elude Wolves

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Hockey News: Tucson Roadrunners elude Wolves

Hockey News: Tucson Roadrunners elude Wolves The Chicago Wolves took a lead into the final period, but fell to the Tucson Roadrunners 3-2 after a furious rally on Saturday night at Tucson Convention Center Arena. Forwards Tomas Hyka and Brooke Macek each scored for Chicago (22-13-3-1) while goaltender Zach Fucale (0-1-0) saved 27 shots in…

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Wolves Hockey team returns to first place

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Wolves Hockey team returns to first place

Wolves Hockey team returns to first place Wolves torch Tucson, regain first place in the American Hockey League’s Central Division after 6-3 victory at the Tucson Convention Center Arena. The team returns to the Tucson Convention Center tonight (Saturday Jan. 12, 2019), and returns to the Allstate Arena Jan. 16. You can watch the Tucson…

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Hockey news: Lagace goes to Vegas, Fucale joins Wolves

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Hockey news: Lagace goes to Vegas, Fucale joins Wolves

Hockey news: Lagace goes to Vegas, Fucale joins Wolves In Hockey News this week, the Chicago Wolves announced Wednesday that goaltender Max Lagace has been recalled from loan by the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights, goaltender Zach Fucale has been reassigned to Chicago from Fort Wayne (ECHL) and center Matthew Weis has been loaned to Fort…

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Wolves Hockey Team lights up the ice

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Wolves Hockey Team lights up the ice

Wolves Hockey Team lights up the ice Wolves light up the ice at the Allstate Arena in a game against the San Antonio Rampage. It’s phenomenal hockey and sports excitement from start to finish By Ray Hanania The American League hockey team the Chicago Wolves trounced the San Antonio Rampage this past week 3 to…

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Bandits swept in title bid

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Bandits swept in title bid

Bandits swept in title bid Despite success, pro softball ignored in Chicago By Steve Metsch Sitting in the stands at the Parkway Bank Sports Complex in Rosemont on Saturday evening, I caught myself wondering a few things as I watched the Chicago Bandits play the USSSA Pride in a do-or-die game. One, why wasn’t it…

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Whatsa matta, Yu?

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Whatsa matta, Yu?

Whatsa matta, Yu? Cubs’ big free agent struggling, needs help By Steve Metsch The big question in Chicago baseball this season isn’t if the White Sox will lose 100 games, which looks like a safe bet. It’s “whatsa matta, Yu?” As in, what’s the matter with the Cubs’ free agent darling, starting pitcher Yu Darvish….

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Wolves start Thursday, lose Friday

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Wolves start Thursday, lose Friday

Wolves start Thursday, lose Friday Season ends after longest game in franchise history  By Steve Metsch In case you missed it, the Wolves season came to a sudden conclusion at 12:08 a.m. Friday. That’s when Rockford’s  Victor Ejdsell scored on a blast from the right circle, the puck beating goalie Max Lagace, finding the back…

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The only show in town

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The only show in town

The only show in town   Wolves face do-or-die game tonight vs. Rockford   By Steve Metsch   I’m not sure what’s on your agenda tonight, but if you have nothing planned, I highly suggest heading out to Rosemont.   There at the refurbished and very fan-friendly Allstate Arena, you can watch the only pro…

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Village of Bridgeview Announces SeatGeek Stadium

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Village of Bridgeview Announces SeatGeek Stadium

Village of Bridgeview Announces SeatGeek Stadium SeatGeek to take over naming rights for Toyota Park upon completion of 2018 Chicago Fire season BRIDGEVIEW, IL and NEW YORK, NY (April 19, 2018) — SeatGeek and the Village of Bridgeview today announced a partnership for the naming rights to SeatGeek Stadium, the venue currently known as Toyota…

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Super Bowl was fun, but could have been better

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Super Bowl was fun, but could have been better

Super Bowl was fun, but could have been better I’ve been watching Super Bowl games since the very first one and I’d like to say they haven’t changed, but they have. The half-time show has become a major attraction but the music just isn’t up to par for the audience. And worse is the growing…

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Super Bowl rejects AMVETs Ad urging players to stand during anthem

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Super Bowl rejects AMVETs Ad urging players to stand during anthem

Super Bowl rejects AMVETs Ad urging players to stand during anthem AMVETS follows up rejected #PleaseStand ad with PSA the NFL doesn’t want you to see. AMVETS (American Veterans) is a non-partisan, volunteer-led organization formed by World War II veterans of the United States military. It advocates for its members as well as for causes…

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