Volunteers of the Chicago Wolves brought smiles to the faces of the Girls in the Game campers on July 17, 2012 when they visited the Sports and Leadership Summer Camp at Union Park. The five volunteers and Skates, the Wolves mascot, played ball tag, practiced zig-zag puck handling, and scrimmaged with the girls. They also participated in track and field activities and discussed the importance of sportswomanship.
Most weekends during Darren Haydar’s four-year career at the University of New Hampshire, Frank and Pauline Haydar made the nine-hour drive from Milton, Ontario, to Durham, N.H., in order to see their high-scoring son play.
In 2011-12, the AHL will have 16 teams participating in the postseason. Eight teams in each conference shall qualify for the 2012 Calder Cup Playoffs. The three division winners in each conference will be seeded first through third (in order of regular-season points) and the next five best teams (in order of regular-season points) will be seeded fourth through eighth.