The Chicago Wolves of the AHL have announced that two more players will be welcomed to their ranks. Today the Wolves announced that goalie Matt Climie and defenseman Antoine Roussel are now on the team.
Climie has been in the AHL prior to joining up with the Wolves. He has 26 victories under his belt. He is currently sharing 18th in the league and has a .913 save percentage. He spent last season in 55 outings with the San Antonio Rampage. He had a 26-22-2 record and had a 2.64 goals-against average with the Rampage last season. He has also appeared in the NHL with the Phoenix Coyotes.
As for Roussel he has also been in the AHL prior to his time with the Wolves. He notched eight points and 88 penalty minutes along with seven assists while playing with the Providence Bruins. That was last season, which was his professional hockey debut. He has experience playing in the ECHL prior to that.
In keeping with team rules, no details about their deal with the Wolves has been released.
The Chicago Wolves are a professional minor league hockey team. They play at the All State Arena in suburban Chicago. They are getting set to start their 18th season playing in the Chicago area. They are a farm team for the Vancouver Canucks starting this season and have, in the past, played in independent and affiliated leagues. They have four league championships in their history.