Skip to main content

Wolves burn Marlies for five first-period goals en route to 8-1 rout

Brett Sterling, with two, Andre Deveaux, Joey Crabb, Kevin Doell, Brian Fahey, Derek MacKenzie and Troy Milam scored for Chicago (32-15-1-4), which improved its road record to an AHL-best 22-5-0-1. Jeff Corey replied for the Marlies (19-26-2-3), who have lost four of their last five.

In front of an announced crowd of 2,201, Corey opened the scoring at 5:10 of the first period when he redirected a shot from the blue-line past Wolves goalie Fred Brathwaite.

Deveaux tied the game at the 10:28 mark of the first, and exactly one minute later, Crabb gave Chicago its first lead with his fifth goal of the year.

The Wolves went up 3-1 on Doell's short-handed goal at 14:19, then chased Toronto goalie Jean-Francois Racine from the net after Fahey's goal at 17:12.

Sterling beat new Marlies goalie Justin Pogge at 18:29 to close out the first period scoring.

The Wolves' onslaught didn't stop there, as Sterling's second of the game and 42nd of the season beat Pogge at 1:29 of the second period. MacKenzie made it 7-1 at 9:43 of the third period, and Milam finished the scoring at 13:04.

Toronto was 0-for-4 on the power play, while Chicago was 2-for-6 with the man advantage.

Brathwaite (16-7-3) made 39 stops for Chicago, while Racine stopped 15 of 19 shots and fell to 9-12-3 on the season.


NHL 22

NHL 23 Wishlist: 10 Things We Want to See

The latest NHL video game isn't far away. There's a ton of things fans would love to see added, or changed, so here's a look at a few key adjustments we'd like to see for NHL 23.

Patrick Kane

Should The Buffalo Sabres Pursue Patrick Kane?

With Patrick Kane in the final season of his contract, there's growing speculation whether he'll stay with the rebuilding Chicago Blackhawks or go elsewhere. Some wonder if he could go to his hometown team.

2022 World Juniors

For World Junior Players, It's Business as Usual in an Unusual Situation

The August World Junior Championship won't get the love and fanfare it typically does, but for the participants, it's still the same event, and they're going to put everything on the line for gold like they would have done any other year.