After posting a 30-goal effort for the Chicago Wolves during the 2011-12 season, right wing Mark Mancari left fans disappointed when he opted to return to the Buffalo Sabres organization last year. But after inking a two-way deal with the St. Louis Blues this offseason he's back in Chicago, and hoping to recapture some of the success he enjoyed the first time around.
Chicago Wolves General Manager Wendell Young has been busy. Since the team's season ended in April, he has facilitated a partnership change, hired a new coach, welcomed an almost entirely new roster of players into the fold and made the Wolves one of the most buzz-worthy teams in the American Hockey League. Before heading to Texas for opening weekend, Young took a time out to shed some light on where the Wolves are post-training camp and who surprised him in the preseason.
He only spent seven games with the Chicago Wolves last season, but defenseman Brent Regner “loved” the experience so much, he’s coming back for the 2013-14 campaign. Read on to find out how he spent his offseason and what’s changed about his game since he entered the American Hockey League.
With the 2013-14 season fast approaching, the Chicago Wolves have brought in another familiar face, re-signing forward Tim Miller. The 26-year-old Michigan native, who tallied 32 goals and 32 assists during his previous three seasons with the club, chats about being back in Chicago and what he’s been up to since April.
Winter is over and summer has finally arrived in Chicago, with plenty of festivals, attractions and activities to fill the days until hockey season returns. Former Wolves defenseman Mark Matheson and his wife, Mackenzie, have a home just outside the city and enjoy taking full advantage of everything it has to offer during their downtime. Here, Matheson shares his guide to how you can have the best summer ever in Chicago.