The Vancouver Canucks have assigned center STEVE REINPRECHT (RIGHN-prehkt) to the Chicago Wolves. REINPRECHT was acquired along with center DAVID BOOTH and a third-round selection in the 2013 National Hockey League Entry Draft, in a trade with the Florida Panthers, in exchange for forwards MIKAEL SAMUELSSON and MARCO STURM on Oct. 22.
The Chicago Wolves have named defenseman Nolan Baumgartner team captain for the 2011-12 season.
The Chicago Wolves will host the first of seven Adopt-A-Dog Nights, in conjunction with Chicago’s Department of Animal Care and Control (ACC) Adopt-a-Dog program and presented by Pet Supplies Plus, Evo Natural Balance Pet Foods and Pedigree, at their home opener against the Milwaukee Admirals on Sat., Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.
The Chicago Wolves are proud to announce a new inter-divisional tradition for the 2011-2012 season; the Illinois Lottery Cup.