Plenty has changed in the American Hockey League since the Chicago Wolves lifted the Calder Cup 87 days ago.
Since joining the Golden Knights organization in March 2021, Daniil Miromanov has quickly impressed his teammates, coaches, and management on and off the ice. But his path to the NHL was a long time coming.
Lifting the Calder Cup is becoming something of a June tradition for Chicago Wolves captain Andrew Poturalski.
A Friday in November might seem like an unlikely time for a team to begin a run to the Calder Cup. But Ryan Warsofsky believes that his club truly started its path on the night after U.S. Thanksgiving in Grand Rapids.
Tonight, the Chicago Wolves are going to play for the Calder Cup. But the message remains the same: stay in the moment.
Situations like tonight, facing a critical Game 4 in the Calder Cup Finals, are where the Thunderbirds have relied on someone like their captain to lead the way.
Like a lot of the American Hockey League’s circle of experienced goaltenders, Alex Lyon understands his mandate.
Pressure is becoming rather routine for defenseman Matt Kessel and the Springfield Thunderbirds.
Both the Chicago Wolves and Springfield Thunderbirds have taken some hits, endured slumps and faced setbacks. But now they are both close to their ultimate goal. Each team is four wins away from a Calder Cup title.
The Chicago Wolves have done plenty of both developing and winning on their path to the Calder Cup Finals, their fifth Finals appearance since joining the league in 2001.