Tagged: Chicago Wolves

CHB Social: Chicago Wolves vs. Abbotsford Heat Group Game 1

CHB Social: Chicago Wolves vs. Abbotsford Heat Group Game

Every year when the Canucks’ affiliate comes to town, CHB gets a group together to check out the prospects. Of course for years, we watched the Moose; this year we get our first look at the Chicago Wolves. When the Wolves come to town in a few weeks to play against the Abbotsford Heat. I want to get a group of people to head out to Abbotsford and watch the Canucks prospects hard at work. When we went last year, the crowd was a solid 50/50 split of Moose and Heat fans. Every time we started a “Go Moose Go”...

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The Wolves This Week: One-on-One with GM Wendell Young 1

The Wolves This Week: One-on-One with GM Wendell Young

Photo credit: Chicago Wolves The Canucks’ new AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves, finally won their first game of the season the other night, a 2-0 shutout of the Rockford IceHogs. To help Canucks fans learn more about the organization from the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois, we had an opportunity to ask Wolves GM Wendell Young some questions and he obliged: CHB: You started your NHL career with the Vancouver Canucks and played your last game as a pro with the Chicago Wolves. What were your first thoughts when the Wolves and the Canucks organizations formed this new affiliation? Wendell...

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Quick Hits: The Draft, The Wolves and Free Agency 0

Quick Hits: The Draft, The Wolves and Free Agency

Some quick thoughts now that the draft is done, the Moose have moved and free agency being just a few days away. I tried to do a write-up on each of the Canucks draft picks this weekend, but had to abandon for daddy duties. The rest of the Canucks selections were: LW Ludwig Blomstrand (4th round, 120th overall), D Frankie Corrado, (5th round, 150th overall), C Pathrik Westerholm (6th round, 180th overall) and D Henrik Tommernes (7th round, 210th overall). If Mike Gillis had one theme for the weekend, it was to add some size to the organization. All of...

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