Looking for stats?

Wolves Sign Goalie Riopel

April 19, 2012 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Chicago Wolves News Release

The Chicago Wolves have signed goaltender NICOLA RIOPEL (NIHK-oh-la REE-oh-pehl) to a Professional Tryout Contract (PTO).

RIOPEL backstopped two Kelly Cup playoff games for the ECHL's Greenville Road Warriors, posting a 0-2 mark, 4.03 goals-against average and .900 save percentage as Greenville was swept by the Florida Everblades, 3-games-to-0. He appeared in 25 regular-season contests with Greenville, recording a 14-9-2 mark, 3.06 goals-against average and .905 save percentage.

The 23-year-old goaltender spilt the 2010-11 campaign between Greenville and the American Hockey League's Adirondack Phantoms. He notched a 24-12-2 record, 2.79 goals-against average and .906 save percentage in 38 tilts with the Road Warriors and a 3-7-0 mark and a 3.55 goals-against average in 11 contests with the Phantoms.

Overall, the Beloiel, Quebec, native has accrued a 7-13-0 mark and 3.45 goals-against average in 21 career AHL games with Adirondack spanning two seasons (2009-11) and a 38-21-4 record and 2.89 goals-against average in 63 career ECHL matchups spanning two years (2010-12).

RIOPEL will join the Wolves as they open their 15th postseason campaign with Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the San Antonio Rampage at 7 p.m. tonight at the AT&T Center. For information or to buy tickets to Wolves home playoff games, visit chicagowolves.com or call 1-800-THE-WOLVES.

• Discuss this story on the American Hockey League message board...

American Hockey League Stories from April 19, 2012

The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.