13 April 2011

This Week In Wolves History

Chicagowolves.com take a quick look back at this week in Wolves history.

April 11, 2008

Center Jason Krog is honored with the Les Cunningham Award as the AHL’s most valuable player for the 2007-08 season, marking the second straight year the honor is bestowed upon a member of the Wolves. Two days later (April 13), Krog finished the regular season as just the third player in the 72-year history of the AHL to earn the offensive “triple crown,” leading the league in goals (39), assists (73) and points (112).


April 12, 1998

Goaltender Wendell Young collects his 100th career win with the Wolves as Chicago defeats the Milwaukee Admirals, 7-5, in the regular-season finale. The Wolves finish the 1997-98 regular-season with franchise records in wins (55); points (113); home wins (29); and road wins (26). Chicago’s 55 wins and 29 victories on home ice led the IHL.


April 12, 2007

 Left wing Brett Sterling is honored with the franchise’s first-ever Dudley “Red” Garrett Memorial Award as the AHL’s outstanding rookie. He will finish his first professional campaign with an AHL-leading 55 goals, the most by a Wolves player in eight years and the fourth-highest total in franchise history, which earns him the Willie Marshall Award as the league’s leading goal scorer.


April 13, 2007

Right wing Darren Haydar is named the recipient of the Les Cunningham Award as the AHL’s most valuable player for the 2006-07 season. That night, Haydar tallied two points (G, A) to help Chicago tie a league and franchise record with 27 road wins when they defeat the Milwaukee Admirals, 4-3, in a shootout at the Bradley Center. Haydar will complete the regular-season with a career-high and AHL-best 122 points to earn the John B. Sollenberger Trophy as the league’s leading scorer.