Chicago Wolves Clinch AHL Central Division Title With Victory Over Grand Rapids – CBS Chicago
GRAND RAPIDS, me. (CBS) – The Blackhawks season is over, but ice hockey in the Chicago area is not. The Chicago Wolves are division champions again.
First year striker David Cotton had his first hat trick on Wednesday night and rookie goalkeeper Beck Warm stopped 35 shots as the Wolves at the Van Andel Arena beat the Grand Rapids Griffins 7-0.
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The Wolves found strikers Sean Malone and Sheldon Rempal, as well as defenders Max Lajoie and Frederic Allard, also scored goals.
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“It feels pretty good,” Wolves head coach Ryan Warsofsky said in a press release. “It was a short year, but it was really a long, mentally and physically demanding year. I am very happy for our boys. “
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This was the AHL Central Division’s fourth title in the last five years for the Wolves.