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Wolves Open Home Schedule Saturday

October 13, 2010 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Chicago Wolves News Release

The Chicago Wolves will begin their 40-game home slate at the Allstate Arena with an Amtrak Rivalry matchup against the Milwaukee Admirals on Sat., Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. The franchise's 17th home opener is presented by LifeSource.

Festivities will begin with a tailgate party in the Southwest parking lot from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Fans can enter the tailgate with their game ticket.

The party will feature the band "Billy Ray Valentine," which is set to begin at 3 p.m., and meet and greets with former players STEVE MARTINS and BOB NARDELLA later in the afternoon. Interactive games and an appearance by the Wolves mascot, Skates, will be also be featured at the party and fans can enjoy soft drinks, courtesy of Pepsi, and hot dogs, courtesy of Vienna Beef and Chicago Baking, while supplies last.

Fans can also explore the City of Chicago's Department of Animal Care and Control's Animobile - a mobile adoption unit and clinic donated by Wolves Chairman of the Board Don Levin - throughout the tailgate.

Inside the arena, it is also an Adopt-a-Dog night, presented by Pet Supplies "Plus" and Pedigree. Fans can visit "Krogger's Canines" - named after center Jason Krog, team spokesman for the program - in the South lobby. This will be the first of seven appearances that the Adopt-a-Dog program will make at Wolves games this season.

The first 10,000 fans to enter the game will receive static-cling schedules, presented by Pepsi Max and LifeSource, and the first 7,500 fans will receive a copy of Breakaway magazine.

To close out the opening night festivities, two players will be signing autographs at the Kia Motors postgame autograph session in the Southeast lobby, located behind section 101.

For tickets to the game, or more information, call 1-800-THE-WOLVES, or visit

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