Big john 2007-08-05 03:55:09
The Chicago Wolves ended their three-game preseason schedule with a tie
Here’s the recap:
BENSENVILLE, Ill.—The Chicago Wolves rallied from a two-goal deficit in
the third period to
knot the Milwaukee Admirals, 2-2, at The Edge last night.
Chicago (1-1-1-0), which kicks off its 10th season at home next weekend,
outshot Milwaukee, 42
to 27, in the contest.
Milwaukee (1-1-1-0), which finished 1-0-1-0 against the Wolves in the
preseason, will battle
Chicago 10 times during the regular season.
The Admirals took the first lead of the game on a partial breakaway. Right
Jacques faked a shot, drawing Wolves goaltender Michael Garnett out of
position before burying
the puck top-shelf for the 1-0 lead at 13:11 of the opening frame.
Garnett (1-0-0-0) recorded 11 saves before being replaced by Frederic
Cassivi (0-1-1-0) at 10:20
of the second period.
The Admirals briefly went ahead by two, 2-0, off of a wrist shot by
defenseman Ray Schultz that
bested Cassivi at 11:17 of the third stanza.
Cassivi posted 14 saves in the tie.
The Wolves launched their comeback halfway through the third period when
left wing Zdenek
Blatny s wrist shot sailed over the glove hand of Admirals netminder Doug
Teskey to cut the
deficit in half, 2-1, at 12:45.
Teskey (0-0-1-0), who replaced starter Brian Finley (1-0-0-0) at 10:20 of
the second stanza,
posted 19 saves in the stalemate. Finley turned aside all 21 shots he faced.
Chicago tied it up, 2-2, with less than a minute remaining in regulation
when captain Steve
Maltais ripped a shot that sailed inside the near post at 19:28 of the final
The Wolves open the 2003-04 season at home against the Grand Rapids Griffins
at the Allstate
Arena on Sat., Oct. 11, at 7 p.m.
Milwaukee 1 0 1 – 0 — 2
Chicago 0 0 2 – 0 — 2
First Period—1, Milwaukee, Jacques 1 (Darche, Finley), 13:11.
(cross-checking), 8:13; Lutz, Milwaukee (roughing), 9:22; Healey, Chicago
Spencer, Milwaukee (holding the stick), 11:01; Blatny, Chicago
(cross-checking), 11:01; Fleenor,
Milwaukee (fighting), 16:27; Brown, Chicago (fighting), 16:27; Maltais,
Second Period—None. Penalties—Platonov, Milwaukee (slashing), 0:09;
(fighting), 2:44; Baby, Chicago (fighting), 2:44; Bathe, Milwaukee
(slashing, roughing), 4:33;
Sellars, Chicago (roughing), 4:33; Ustrnul, Chicago (kneeing), 10:20; Pivko,
(high-sticking), 10:34; Pivko, Milwaukee (interference), 13:17; Schultz,
(cross-checking), 14:00; Gamache, Chicago (hooking), 14:38; Safronov,
Chicago (boarding), 17:33;
Blatny, Chicago (slashing), 17:33; Bathe,
Milwaukee (slashing), 20:00.
Third Period—2, Milwaukee, Schultz 1 (Darche), 11:17; 3, Chicago, Blatny 1
12:45; 4, Chicago, Maltais 1 (Gamache, Sellars), 19:28. Penalties—Yarema,
2:35; Pivko, Milwaukee (interference), 3:31; Minard, Milwaukee (holding),
4:20; Bathe, Milwaukee
(delay of game), 6:44; Bathe, Milwaukee (holding), 10:06; Sellars, Chicago
conduct), 10:06; Gionet, Milwaukee (hooking), 13:20.
Overtime—None. Penalties—MacKenzie, Chicago (tripping, misconduct),
3:30; Segal, Milwaukee
(roughing), 4:47; Blatny, Chicago (roughing), 4:47.
Shots on goal—Milwaukee: 7-9-6-5–27. Chicago: 12-12-17-1–42. Power
Chicago: 0-11. Goalies—Milwauke, Finley (21-21), replaced by Teskey
(19-21) at 30:20.
Chicago, Garnett (11-12), replaced by Cassivi (14-15) at 30:20. A—773.
Pierre. Linesmen—Jay Jacobs and Peter Cichy.