The Wolves exploded for six goals and shut out Oklahoma City on Friday, the eighth time in franchise history the team has won a game on the road by six or more markers; the franchise record for win margin on the road is eight goals, which has happened twice.
The Wolves close out their October schedule with three games this week, beginning with a game at Iowa and their first trip to Des Moines since 2009; Chicago has posted a 3-3-0-0 record to start the 2013-14 season and is still looking to put together back-to-back wins this season.
After opening the 2013-14 season with four games against West Division foes, the Wolves will play their next four games against Midwest Division opponents starting with Rockford on Friday; Chicago earned just 33 out of a possible 84 points against its division last year (13-22-4-3).
With four games left in the regular season, the Wolves control their own playoff fate; Chicago can clinch a spot in the 2013 Calder Cup playoffs by winning all four of its games this week, beginning with a trip to Milwaukee on Tuesday.
The Wolves close out the month of March with three home games on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday before opening April with a season-high six- game road trip; Chicago has posted a 4-6-1-1 mark in March after dropping six regulation games in January and February combined (12-6-1-2).
The Wolves have played eight consecutive one-goal games, posting a 2-4-0-2 mark; Chicago had a streak of 10 straight one-goal games earlier this season from Dec. 8 to Jan. 5 (5-3-1-1) and it has had 36 of its tilts this year be decided by a single tally (16-11-5-4).
Beginning with tonight’s contest at Texas, the Wolves will play four games in six days for the first time this season; Chicago will play just its second three-in-three set this weekend when it travels to Milwaukee on Friday before hosting the Admirals on Saturday and Rockford on Sunday.