The Chicago Wolves salvaged one point from the weekend, getting swept in two games in Lake Erie but taking the Monsters to overtime on Friday. The team returns to Allstate Arena this week for the first three games of a tough four-game homestand against Utica (twice) and Rockford, the Western Conference’s No. 3 and 4 teams, respectively. Chicago will need to earn some points if it hopes to climb back into the playoff race, dropping to the No. 10 seed over the weekend. The Wolves are in a five-team battle for the final two spots as Hamilton, Texas, Adirondack, Chicago, and Toronto (Nos. 7-11) are all separated by just two points. The Wolves have the third-best points percentage and the most home games remaining of those five teams, but face difficult competition.
CLEVELAND, Ohio --- The Chicago Wolves rallied twice in the third period but could not complete the comeback Friday night as they fell 4-3 in overtime to the Lake Erie Monsters at Quicken Loans Arena.
The Chicago Wolves head to Cleveland this weekend for a pair against Midwest Division foe Lake Erie. The Wolves will try to keep up the momentum from a 4-1 win over Milwaukee on Sunday while the Monsters look to reverse their current fortunes (0-4-1-0 in last five) and rebound from their 3-0 loss to the Admirals on Wednesday.
The Chicago Wolves are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by wearing exclusive jerseys, presented by Jewel-Osco, to raise money for Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago and Chicago Wolves Charities.
The Chicago Wolves collected a win on Sunday against Milwaukee to rebound from a 5-0 loss to Grand Rapids on Saturday, the team’s largest margin of defeat this season, and salvage a weekend split. The Midwest Division competition continues as the Wolves travel to Cleveland for a two-game set against the Lake Erie Monsters. As Chicago attempts to regain its playoff spot (one point behind No. 8 Texas with one game in hand), the Monsters are four points behind the Wolves with one game in hand but host Milwaukee on Wednesday. The postseason race remains tight as just five points separates Nos. 7-11 in the Western Conference (Hamilton, Texas, Chicago, Adirondack, and Toronto, respectively).