Thursday, May 22, 2008

Chicago Wolves Playoffs Update – May 22, 2008

Chicago Wolves – American Hockey League

The Wolves came up short in a bid for their first sweep of the 2008 Calder Cup Playoffs on Wednesday night, dropping Game Four of the Western Conference Finals by a 6-1 score against the Toronto Marlies. The Wolves will have another shot at advancing to the Calder Cup Finals tomorrow night as the series shifts back to Chicago for Game Five.

Game Four – May 21 – Toronto 6, Chicago 1

Chicago fell into a 2-0 hole early in the first period on Wednesday night and was never able to recover as they fell to the Marlies by a 6-1 score. The loss marked the first in six games for the Wolves, who own a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven Western Conference Finals series. Defenseman Joel Kwiatkowski scored the lone goal for Chicago with Darren Haydar and Jason Krog picking up the assists. Ondrej Pavelec allowed five goals on 33 shots before being relieved by Robert Gherson at the 10:35 mark of the third period.

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