17 September 2013

Where Are They Now?

More than 400 players have donned the Chicago Wolves jersey since the franchise debuted in 1994. Many have gone on to play in the National Hockey League. Many others have forged other hockey-related careers and become successes in the business world. Here's a look at where many former Wolves are now:

  A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
 A
Abid-Ramzi
Ramzi Abid

Position: LW
Number: 10
Years Played: 2005-06

Then: Paced the 2005-06 squad in goals (34), assists (42) and points (76).

Now: Entering his 2nd season with Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg of the Deutsche Eishockey League (DEL).

Adams-Bryan
Bryan Adams

Position: LW
Number: 9
Years Played: 2001-02

Then: Ranked ninth on Calder Cup champions with 27 regular-season points (10 goals, 17 assists). Appeared in five playoff games.

Now: Finished his playing career in 2012-13 with EHC Munchen of the Deutsche Eishockey League (DEL), and now resides in the Chicago area.

Anderson-Matt
Matt Anderson

Position: C
Number: 14, 17
Years Played: 2007-10

Then: Contributed 77 points in 143 regular-season games spread over three seasons. Produced 2 goals and 14 assists in 38 playoff appearances, which included 1 goal and 1 assist in 11 games for the 2008 Calder Cup champions. He received the Tim Breslin Unsung Hero award in 2010.

Now: Plays for Croatia's Medvescak Zagreb in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

Andersson-Niklas
Niklas Andersson

Position: RW
Number: 8
Years Played: 1998-2001

Then: Delivered 177 points (70 goals, 107 assists) in 183 regular-season games spanning three seasons. Ranked fifth in goals (20) and sixth in points (41) during the regular season for the 2000 Turner Cup champions. Contributed 6 goals in nine games in the Turner Cup playoffs. Made the IHL’s First All-Star Team in 2000-01 and the Second All-Star Team in 1999-2000.

Now: After retiring from hockey following the 2010-11 season, Andersson was hired by the Los Angeles Kings in May 2013 to serve as one of their European scouts.

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 B
Baby-Stephen
Stephen Baby

Position: RW
Number: 25
Years Played: 2003-07

Then: Produced 28 goals, 32 assists, 60 points and 252 penalty minutes during his 179 regular-season games that spanned four seasons. Added 1 goal and 4 assists in 16 playoff games.

Now: Lives in Lincoln Park with his wife, Lauer, and their daughter, Keaten. He trades commodity options for Ronin Capital.

Baker-Jamie
Jamie Baker

Position: C
Number: 13, 18, 23
Years Played: 1997-98

Then: Ranked eighth in assists (34) and 10th in points (45) during the regular season for the 1998 Turner Cup champions. Played in all 22 playoff games and contributed 4 goals, 5 assists and 42 penalty minutes.

Now: Serves as the color analyst for the San Jose Sharks’ radio network. Also co-hosts Comcast SportsNet California’s “Pregame Live” and “Postgame Live” shows.
Bancroft-Steve
Steve Bancroft

Position: D
Number: 2, 4
Years Played: 1995-97

Then: Delivered 15 goals, 51 assists and 66 points in 103 regular-season games. Participated in all nine playoff games in 1995-96 and ranked fourth with 8 points (1 goal, 7 assists).

Now: Works as a Real Estate professional for Century 21 in Madoc, Ontario.

Barney-Scott
Scott Barney

Position: RW
Number: 27
Years Played: 2005-06

Then: Ranked second on the 2005-06 team with 32 goals and shared third with 51 points in just 53 games.

Now: Signed with Austria's EHC Lustenau of the Inter-National-League (INL) for the 2014-15 season.

Barrault-Doug
Doug Barrault

Position: RW
Number: 12
Years Played: 1995-98

Then: Produced 24 goals, 39 assists and 63 points in 133 regular-season games. Played in 63 regular-season games for the 1998 Turner Cup champions and provided 9 goals and 16 assists.

Now: Owns a furniture store in Golden, British Columbia, with his wife, Veronica. Barrault spends his spare time hunting in the fall and fishing during the spring and summer.

Baumgartner-Nolan
Nolan Baumgartner

Position: D
Number: 5
Years Played: 2011-12

Then: Served as the captain for the Wolves’ 2012 Midwest Division champions. Shared fifth on the squad with 20 assists and ranked 11th with 22 points. Also served as an assistant coach in 2012-13.

Now: Working as an assistant coach for the AHL’s Utica Comets.

Bergland-Tim
Tim Bergland

Position: RW
Number: 27, 29
Years Played: 1994-99

Then: Started the first game in Wolves history and went on to provide 53 goals and 81 assists and 187 penalty minutes in 361 regular-season games. His 361 games rank seventh on the Wolves all-time list. Also played in 26 playoff games, which included 2 goals in 10 appearances for the 1998 Turner Cup champions.

Now: Serves as the head coach for the Thief River Falls (Minn.) High School boys' hockey team.

Blatny-Zdenek
Zdenek Blatny

Position: LW
Number: 15
Years Played: 2001-04

Then: Provided 27 goals, 35 assists and 62 points in 174 regular-season games spanning three seasons. Participated in 3 playoff games for the 2002 Calder Cup champs and contributed 2 goals.

Now: Spent the 2012-13 season with Vienna in the Austrian Hockey League. Will play for the Znojmo Orli HC of the Austrian League during the 2013-14 season.

bohonos
Lonny Bohonos

Position: C
Number: 18
Years Played: 2004-05

Then: Ranked fourth on the 2004-05 team with 57 points. Finished fifth in goals (20) and tied for fifth in assists (37). Played in all 18 playoff games and led the team with 9 assists and shared the lead with 12 points.

Now: Serves as head coach for the Fort William North Stars in the Superior International Junior Hockey League (SIJHL).

Bourque-Phil
Phil Bourque

Position: D
Number: 15
Years Played: 1996-97

Then: Ranked fifth on the 1996-97 team with 77 appearances. Contributed 7 goals and 14 assists in the regular season before adding 2 assists in 4 playoff games.

Now: Works for the Pittsburgh Penguins radio network as the color analyst. Also helps with the team’s youth hockey camps and clinics.

Bouwmeester-Jay
Jay Bouwmeester

Position: D
Number: 28
Years Played: 2004-05

Then: Joined the team late in the 2004-05 season and provided 6 goals and 9 points in 18 regular-season games. Played in all 18 playoff games for the Calder Cup finalists.

Now: Playing for the St. Louis Blues, entering his 10th full NHL season.

Brathwaite-Fred
Fred Brathwaite

Position: G
Number: 30, 40
Years Played: 2006-08

Then: Posted a 32-15-5 record with a 2.68 goals-against average and .906 save percentage during 53 regular-season games over two seasons. That included a 10-2-0 mark with a 2.50 GAA in 13 regular-season appearances for the 2008 Calder Cup champions.

Now: Goalie consultant for Team Canada Junior team and Director of Public Relations for VenueMenu mobile app. 

Brennan-Kip
Kip Brennan

Position: LW
Number: 5, 10
Years Played: 2004-05, 2010-11

Then: Piled up 307 penalty minutes in 60 regular-season games spread over two seasons and a seven-year period. Brennan posted 7 goals, 6 assists and a team-high 267 penalty minutes during the 2004-05 regular season before adding 1 goal, 1 assist and a team-high 105 minutes in 18 postseason games for the 2005 Calder Cup finalists.

Now: Spent the 2013-14 season with Saryarka Karaganda of Russia's Vysshaya Liga (VHL).

Brooks-Alex
Alex Brooks

Position: D
Number: 12
Years Played: 2008-09

Then: The University of Wisconsin graduate handed out 10 assists and picked up 58 penalty minutes in 50 games for the 2008-09 squad.

Now: Serves as a pro scout for the Chicago Blackhawks.

Brown-Rob
Rob Brown

Position: RW
Number: 44
Years Played: 1995-97, 2000-03

Then: Two-time member of the International Hockey League’s First All-Star Team and two-time winner of the Leo Lamoureux Memorial Trophy that went to the regular-season scoring champion (1995-96 and 1996-97). Ranks second on the Wolves all-time list for points (483) and assists (326) and third in goals (157). Owns single-game records for single-game points (8) and assists (6). Led 2002 Calder Cup champions in regular-season scoring (83 points in 80 games) and postseason scoring (7 goals and 26 assists in 25 games).

Now: Serves as color analyst for Edmonton Oilers radio and pay-per-view broadcasts. Also teaches hockey at the Greater St. Albert Sports Academy in Alberta.

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Cassivi-Frederic
Frederic Cassivi

Position: G
Number: 35
Years Played: 2001-04

Then: Served as a backup goaltender for three seasons and compiled a 31-22-7 record with a 2.75 goals-against average and .912 save percentage in 67 regular-season games. Made five appearances during the 2002 Calder Cup playoffs and amassed a 2-2 record with a 2.50 GAA.

Now: Serves as a financial advisor for Wells Fargo in Lemoyne, Pa. 

Chelios-Chris
Chris Chelios

Position: D
Number: 7
Years Played: 2009-10

Then: The Hall of Fame defenseman wrapped up his 27-year professional career in 2009-10 by producing 5 goals and 17 assists in 46 regular-season games for the Wolves. He also played in all 14 playoff games.

Now: Works as the executive advisor to Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland, and was an analyst for Fox Sports 1's hockey coverage at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Chelios was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Nov. 11, 2013.

Coburn-Braydon
Braydon Coburn

Position: D
Number: 17, 28, 29
Years Played: 2004-07

Then: Recorded 7 goals, 31 assists and 177 penalty minutes in 91 regular-season games. He accrued most of those numbers during the 2005-06 season, when he played in the 2006 All-Star Game. Coburn appeared in all 18 playoff games during the run to the 2005 Calder Cup finals and contributed 1 assist with 36 penalty minutes.

Now: Coburn enters his eighth full season with the Philadelphia Flyers. He starts the 2014-15 schedule with 575 NHL regular-season appearances, 36 goals, 121 assists and 488 penalty minutes.

Corvo-Joe
Joe Corvo

Position: D
Number: 7, 36
Years Played: 2004-05, 2013-14

Then: Joined the team on Feb. 23, 2005 and helped lead the charge to the Calder Cup finals. Posted 7 goals and 7 assists in 23 regular-season games before providing 4 goals and 5 assists while playing all 18 postseason games.

Now: After signing a free-agent deal with the Ottawa Senators last season, Corvo returned to the Wolves for the final 10 games of the 2013-14 regular season and throughout the playoffs. He tallied one goal and four assists in those 10 games, and just four assists in the nine playoff appearances.

Crabb-Joey
Joey Crabb

Position: RW
Number: 15, 18
Years Played: 2006-10

Then: Spent four increasingly productive seasons with the Wolves. Contributed 55 goals, 84 assists and 224 penalty minutes during 256 regular-season games. He ranked third on the 2009-10 team with 24 goals and shared fourth with 53 points. Played all 24 games during the march to the 2008 Calder Cup championship and posted 2 goals, 8 assists and 24 penalty minutes.

Now: After nine appearances with the Florida Panthers to start the 2013-14 season, Crabb was loaned to the San Antonio Rampage for the remainder of the season. In 62 games, Crabb recorded 15 goals, 14 assists and 51 penalty minutes. He'll continue to play with the Rampage in 2014-15. 

Crowley-Ted
Ted Crowley

Position: D
Number: 33
Years Played: 2004-05

Then: Started the first game in franchise history and delivered Chicago’s inaugural goal on Oct. 1, 1994, at 11:04 of the first period in Detroit. The 1994 U.S. Olympic hockey player finished his lone Wolves season with 8 goals and 23 assists in 53 games.

Now: In his sixth year working in field sales for Boston software company LogMeIn. Married Boston College women’s hockey coach (and three-time Olympian) Katie King in 2010. They welcomed their first child in May.

Currie-Dan
Dan Currie

Position: LW
Number: 29
Years Played: 1995-97

Then: The first of two players in franchise history to score 4 goals in one game, Currie performed the feat on Dec. 29, 1995 versus the Los Angeles Ice Dogs and repeated it on March 24, 1996 against the Kansas City Blades. Currie finished his two-year stint with 57 goals and 44 assists in 134 regular-season games. He added 5 goals and 4 assists in 9 games during the 1996 playoffs.

Now: Serves as the head coach for the Milton Icehawks, a Junior A team based in Milton, Ontario. The team plays in the Ontario Junior A Hockey League.

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Dahl-Kevin
Kevin Dahl

Position: D
Number: 4
Years Played: 1997-2001

Then: Produced 14 goals, 23 assists and 229 penalty minutes in 144 regular-season appearances. Played in 20 of 22 playoff games for the 1998 Turner Cup champions and provided 1 goal with 8 assists. Contributed 1 assist in 3 games for the 2000 Turner Cup champions. Capped his four-year run by serving as team captain for the 2001 Turner Cup finalists.

Now: Dahl is the co-founder, president and CEO for Nexbowl International, a Cleveland-based firm designed to help former professional athletes with career transition guidance and job placements.

Davidson-Lee
Lee Davidson

Position: C
Number: 14
Years Played: 1994-96

Then: Ranked as the third-leading scorer on the franchise’s inaugural team with 64 points (28 goals, 36 assists) in 76 games. Finished his two-year tenure with 34 goals and 50 assists in 94 games.

Now: Coaching Duluth Heights youth hockey in Minnesota.

Dawes-Nigel
Nigel Dawes

Position: LW
Number: 15
Years Played: 2010-11

Then: The second Wolves player to score 4 goals in a game, Dawes made it happen on Jan. 5, 2011, against the Toronto Marlies. Dawes finished with 27 goals and 17 assists in 47 games during his lone season with the Wolves.

Now: Dawes enters his fourth season with Barys Astana of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) in Russia. He scored 26 goals with 23 assists last season in 54 appearances.

Desbiens-Guillaume
Guillaume Desbiens

Position: RW
Number: 12, 21, 29
Years Played: 2005-08, 2012-13

Then: Contributed 9 goals, 11 assists and 273 penalty minutes in 132 regular-season games spanning four years. Played in 23 regular-season games and 1 playoff game for the 2008 Calder Cup champions --- and provided 1 assist in the playoff game.

Now: The 29-year-old signed a two-way deal with the Colorado Avalanche on July 5, 2013. He played all 62 games last season with their AHL affiliate, Lake Erie.

Deveaux-Andre
Andre Deveaux

Position: C
Number: 7, 13
Years Played: 2006-08, 2010-11

Then: Led the 2008 Calder Cup champions with 232 penalty minutes. Also provided 7 goals and 11 assists in 66 regular-season games while contributing 2 assists and 67 penalty minutes in 24 games during the 2008 playoffs. Posted 34 goals, 38 assists and 531 penalty minutes in 167 regular-season appearances with the Wolves. The 531 penalty minutes rank fifth on the team’s all-time list.

Now: Spent the 2013-14 season with Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) in Russia.

Dineen-Gord
Gord Dineen

Position: D
Number: 2
Years Played: 1999-2000

Then: Acquired from Utah on March 16, 2000, Dineen provided 1 goal and 2 assists in 17 regular-season games for the Wolves. He then played in all 16 games during the 2000 playoffs and contributed 5 goals for the Turner Cup champions.

Now: Announced as the new head coach of the Toronto Marlies after five seasons as an assistant.

DiPenta-Joe
Joe DiPenta

Position: D
Number: 5
Years Played: 2001-04

Then: Posted 2 goals and 25 assists during 164 regular-season appearances for the Wolves. Played in all 25 games during the 2002 Calder Cup playoffs and provided 1 goal and 3 assists for the American Hockey League champs.

Now: After his retirement, DiPenta attended California State Long Beach and wrapped up his bachelor’s degree in communication studies. He's now served a year as the Executive Director for the Leukemia and Lymphona Society of Canada’s Atlantic Region in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

DiPierto-Rick
Rick DiPietro

Position: G
Number: 37
Years Played: 2000-01

Then: After being the first overall selection in the 2000 NHL Entry draft, DiPietro was sent to the Wolves and posted a 4-5-2 record with a 3.39 goals-against average and an .880 save percentage in 14 regular-season games.

Now: DiPietro signed a professional tryout contract in October of 2013 with the AHL's Charlotte Checkers, but went 0-4-0 with a 5.18 goals against average and .846 save percentage, thus being released just a month later in November.

Doell-Kevin
Kevin Doell

Position: C
Number: 21
Years Played: 2004-08, 2009-10, 2011-12

Then: His 375 regular-season games rank fourth on the Wolves’ all-time list and his 175 points (69 goals, 106 assists) rank 12th. Doell’s most productive year came in 2005-06 when he shared third on the team with 51 points. He played in all 24 postseason games for the 2008 Calder Cup champions and provided 4 goals and 5 assists. Doell received the inaugural Tim Breslin Unsung Hero award in 2006.

Now: Spent the 2013-14 season with Vasteras in Sweden's Allsvenskan league and Sportivi Ghiaccio Cortina of Italy.

Drury-Ted
Ted Drury

Position: C
Number: 3
Years Played: 2000-01

Then: Ranked sixth in regular-season scoring in 2000-01 as he posted 21 goals, 21 assists and 42 points in 68 games. Played in 14 of the 16 playoff games and ranked third with 5 goals for the Turner Cup finalists.

Now: Listed as one of the 22 best hockey players in finance by Business Insider Australia in 2013, as Drury works for UBS O'Connor in Chicago.

Duffy-Jack
Jack Duffy

Position: D
Number: 4
Years Played: 1994-96

Then: Posted 4 goals and 22 assists in 127 regular-season appearances for the Wolves’ first two squads. During the team’s inaugural playoff appearance, he led the way with 3 assists in 3 games.

Now: Serves as a Senior Managing Director for Weeden and Co. in Greenwich, Conn. Also volunteers as a Mites coach for the Greenwich Skating Club.

Dwyer-Pat
Pat Dwyer

Position: RW
Number: 8
Years Played: 2005-06

Then: Ranked fifth on the 2005-06 squad with 45 points (16 goals, 29 assists). Also contributed a plus-15 plus/minus rating.

Now: Enters his sixth full season with the Carolina Hurricanes. Dwyer has posted 37 goals and 44 assists in 345 NHL regular-season games.

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Eakins-Dallas
Dallas Eakins

Position: D
Number: 4, 6, 8, 24
Years Played: 1998-2003

Then: In four full seasons with the Wolves, Eakins produced 14 goals, 68 assists and 290 penalty minutes in 260 games. He appeared in all 16 playoff games for the 2000 Turner Cup champions --- scoring 1 goal and 4 assists --- and provided 6 assists while playing in all 25 playoff games for the 2002 Calder Cup champions. Earned IHL Second All-Star Team recognition in 1999-2000.

Now: Eakins heads into his second season as the Edmonton Oilers head coach after finishing 29-44-9 in 2013-14.

Exelby-Garnet
Garnet Exelby

Position: D
Number: 2
Years Played: 2006-08

Then: Piled up 397 penalty minutes, 6 goals and 10 assists in 128 regular-season games. Exelby appeared in all 25 playoff games for the 2002 Calder Cup champions and contributed 4 assists and 49 penalty minutes along the way.

Now: Signed with Dornbirner EC of Austria's Erste Bank Eishockey League for 2014-15. Played with AHL's Norfolk Admirals in 2013-14.

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 F
Fahey-Brian
Brian Fahey

Position: D
Number: 2
Years Played: 2006-08

Then: The Glenview native posted 25 goals, 41 assists and 204 penalty minutes in two seasons with the Wolves. Fahey earned the Tim Breslin Unsung Hero Award in 2007 and played an important role on the 2008 Calder Cup champions. He ranked eighth in postseason points with 2 goals and 8 assists.

Now: Entering second season with the Salzburg EC of the Austrian Hockey League. Tallied 11 goals and 18 assists in 54 appearances last season with Salzburg.

Ferraro-Chris
Chris Ferraro

Position: C
Number: 12
Years Played: 1999-2000

Then: Assigned to the Wolves by the New York Islanders in Feb. 2000, Ferraro stepped into the lineup and contributed 7 goals and 18 assists in 25 regular-season games. He returned for the playoffs and delivered 5 goals and 8 assists while playing all 16 games for the 2000 Turner Cup champions.

Now: Chris and his twin brother, Peter, operate Ferraro Brothers Elite Hockey on Long Island.

Flache-Paul
Paul Flache

Position: D
Number: 2
Years Played: 2003-05

Then: Contributed 5 goals, 14 assists and 184 penalty minutes in 70 games spread across two seasons.

Now: Serves as the U18 head coach for the Thunder AAA Hockey Club in Huntsville, Ala.

Foster-Kurtis
Kurtis Foster

Position: D
Number: 4
Years Played: 2001-04

Then: Voted the 2004 American Hockey League Man of the Year, Foster delivered 32 goals and 55 assists in 181 regular-season games. He appeared in 14 games during the 2002 playoffs and notched 1 goal and 1 assists for the Calder Cup champions.

Now: Played 2013-14 with Medvescak Zagreb of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), but will join league-opponent HC Slovan Bratislava for 2014-15.

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Gamanche-Simon
Simon Gamache

Position: C/LW
Number: 9, 25
Years Played: 2001-04

Then: Produced 42 goals, 52 assists and 94 points in 118 regular-season games spread over three seasons. Enjoyed his finest showing in 2002-03 when he led the team with 35 goals and finished second to Steve Maltais in points with 77. He added 7 goals in 9 postseason games that year.

Now: Joining Adler Mannheim of the Deutsche Eishockey League (DEL) in Germany. 

Garbutt-Ryan
Ryan Garbutt

Position: C
Number: 28
Years Played: 2010-11

Then: During his lone season with the Wolves, Garbutt shared fifth in goals (19), ranked ninth in points (37) and owned third for penalty minutes (118).

Now: Entering his third season with the Dallas Stars. Racked up 17 goals and 15 assists last season, with three goals in the Stars' six playoff games.

Garnett-Michael
Michael Garnett

Position: G
Number: 30, 33
Years Played: 2002-07

Then: Set the franchise record (since equaled by Matt Climie) when he started 13 consecutive games during the 2005-06 season. Garnett posted a 56-40-2-5 record with 4 shutouts, a 3.05 goals-against average and an .898 save percentage during 116 regular-season appearances. He added a 10-3-0 mark during the playoffs, which included 8 wins for the 2007 Western Conference finalists.

Now: Starting his fourth season with Traktor Chelyabinsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), where he's led his team to three-straight postseasons and one finals appearance.

Goselin-Steve
Steve Gosselin

Position: D
Number: 23
Years Played: 1994-97, 1998-99

Then: After joining the Wolves midway through their inaugural season, he contributed 12 goals, 53 assists and 362 penalty minutes in 204 regular-season games. His most productive season came in 1995-96 when he posted 5 goals and 17 assists in 72 games.

Now: Entering his third year as a coach for Saint-Georges Cool FM 103.5, a Quebec-based professional team in the Ligue Nord-Americaine de Hockey (LNAH).

Gretzky-Brent
Brent Gretzky

Position: C
Number: 34, 49
Years Played: 1998-2000

Then: Wayne’s younger brother contributed 9 goals and 19 assists in 39 games during the 1998-99 season and participated in two regular-season games for the 2000 Turner Cup champions.

Now: Works as an officer for the Brant County Ontario Provincial police.

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Hauer-Brett
Brett Hauer

Position: D
Number: 5
Years Played: 1996-97

Then: Ranked fourth in assists (30) and sixth in points (40) for the 1996-97 squad. The 1994 U.S. Olympian contributed 2 goals during the 4-game 1997 Western Conference quarterfinals.

Now: Hauer and his wife, Hilaire, live in Duluth, Minn., with their teenage daughters, Elise and Brynne. He works as a senior clinical sales representative for Intuitive Surgical and coaches youth hockey.

Haydar-Darren
Darren Haydar

Position: RW
Number: 20
Years Played: 2006-08, 2010-13

Then: Ranks third in Wolves annals for points (368), third in assists (240), fourth in goals (128) and eighth in games (342). Captured the Les Cunningham Award as the regular-season MVP for the 2006-07 season. Served as captain and scored 58 points in 51 regular-season games for the 2008 Calder Cup champions. Earned a place on the AHL’s First All-Star Team in 2007 and the Second All-Star Team in 2011. Named honorary captain for the Western Conference All-Stars in 2012. Captained the 2012-13 Wolves and led the team with 57 points in 71 games

Now: Signed with Medvescak Zagreb of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) after spending 2013-14 with EHC Munchen of the Deutsche Eishockey League.

Healey-Eric
Eric Healey

Position: LW
Number: 10
Years Played: 2003-04

Then: Scored 31 goals to share the 2003-04 team lead with Steve Maltais and finished second on the squad with 51 points in 71 games. Added 3 goals and 6 assists (tied for Maltais for the team lead with 9 points) during 10 postseason games.

Now: Serves as the business development manager for SourceOne, an energy management and consulting firm based in Boston.

Healy-Glenn
Glenn Healy

Position: G
Number: 31
Years Played: 1998-99

Then: After playing for 12 full seasons in the NHL, Healy appeared in 10 regular-season games for the 1999 Western Conference finalists. He amassed a 6-3-1 record with a 3.32 goals-against average and a .889 save percentage.

Now: Serves as an analyst for the CBC’s “Hockey Night in Canada” broadcasts.

Hoffman-Mike
Mike Hoffman

Position: RW
Number: 36
Years Played: 2008-09

Then: Provided 2 goals, 2 assists in 61 games during his lone season with the Wolves. Ranked second on the team with 89 penalty minutes.

Now: Director of Pro Ambitions Hockey, the nationwide leader in hockey camps. 

Holzapfel-Riley
Riley Holzapfel

Position: C
Number: 9, 36
Years Played: 2007-11

Then: A Wolves mainstay for three seasons, Holzapfel contributed 32 goals and 50 assists in 202 regular-season games. Hs most productive year was 2008-09, when he provided 13 goals and 19 assists in 73 games.

Now: Holzapfel is entering his second year of a two-year deal with HV71 in the Swedish Hockey League (SEL).

Hordichuk-Darcy
Darcy Hordichuk

Position: LW
Number: 29
Years Played: 2001-02

Then: Splitting time between the Wolves and the Atlanta Thrashers, Hordichuk contributed 5 goals, 4 assists and 127 penalty minutes in 34 regular-season games.

Now: After appearing in 542 NHL regular-season games, Hordichuk spent the 2012-13 season with the AHL’s Oklahoma City Barons.

Hunt-Jamie
Jamie Hunt

Position: D/F
Number: 24
Years Played: 2009-11

Then: Provided 8 goals and 15 assists in 69 regular-season games spread over two seasons.

Now: Works as a manager for Cabot Oil and Gas Corporation in Robinson Township, Pa., while serving as an assistant varsity hockey coach for Seneca Valley High School. He also offers lessons and camps through Hunt Hockey Development.

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Jablonski-Pat
Pat Jablonski

Position: G
Number: 31, 39
Years Played: 1994-95, 1998-99

Then: Shared goaltender duties with Wendell Young during the 1998-99 season and posted a 22-7-7 record with a 3.00 goals-against average. He also appeared in three playoff games that season and went 2-1 with a 3.57 GAA.

Now: After breaking his neck in a boogie-boarding accident in 2008, including his C-2 vertebra, Jablonski has recovered and teaches goaltending to youth hockey players.

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Kaip-Rylan
Rylan Kaip

Position: C
Number: 20
Years Played: 2008-10

Then: Played two full seasons with the Wolves and contributed 5 goals and 9 assists in 110 regular-season games. He also participated in nine playoff games in 2010.

Now: Kaip serves as a police officer in Regina, Saskatchewan. He also farms with his father and plans to be a volunteer high school coach.

Kozek-Andrew
Andrew Kozek

Position: LW
Number: 22, 26
Years Played: 2008-11

Then: Posted 21 goals and 15 assists in 131 regular-season appearances spread over three years. Enjoyed his finest campaign in 2009-10 as he racked up 12 goals and 22 points in 69 regular-season games.

Now: He’s entering his second season for the EHC Liwest Black Wings Linz in Austria’s Erste Bank Eishockey Liga (EBEL) after posting 26 goals and 12 assists in 54 games.

Krog-Jason
Jason Krog

Position: C
Number: 10
Years Played: 2006-08, 2009-11

Then: One of the most prolific scorers in Wolves history, Krog ranks fourth in assists (244) and points (342) and sixth in goals (98). He won the Les Cunningham Award in 2008 that goes to the AHL’s Most Valuable Player. He also claimed the John Sollenberger Trophy (for the leading regular-season scorer) and the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy for being the playoff MVP for the 2008 Calder Cup champions. Krog served as the Wolves captain in 2009-10 and 2010-11 and also led those teams in points. He earned AHL First All-Star Team recognition in 2007-08.

Now: After three seasons with HP71 Jonkoping in the Swedish Hockey League, Krog joins Medvescak Zagreb of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) for the 2014-15 season.

Kruse-Paul
Paul Kruse

Position: LW
Number: 28
Years Played: 2000-01

Then: Contributed 8 goals, 12 assists and 180 penalty minutes (second on the team) for the 2000-01 squad that reached the Turner Cup finals. Played in all 16 playoff games and racked up 2 goals and 3 assists.

Now: Serves as an account manager for SB Navitas, a Calgary-based company that distributes tubular goods and line pipe for the oil and gas industry.

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Arturs Kulda

Position: D
Number: 32
Years Played: 2007-11

Then: Provided 12 goals and 46 assists in 197 regular-season games spanning four seasons. He signed with the team on March 30, 2008, and helped the Wolves win the 2008 Calder Cup. Played just 5 regular-season games that year, but participated in 22 of the 24 playoff games and posted 1 goal and 5 assists.

Now: He will play his second season with Salavat Yulaev Ufa of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

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Joel Kwiatkowski

Position: D
Number: 8
Years Played: 2007-08

Then: Ranked fifth on the 2008 Calder Cup champions with 21 goals and seventh with 50 points in just 59 regular-season games. He played in all 24 playoff games and finished third on the squad with 10 goals and 25 points. Earned AHL Second All-Star Team recognition for his efforts.

Now: Gearing up for his fifth season in the Swiss-A league and third with Fribourg-Gotteron.

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Daniel Lacroix

Position: C
Number: 32
Years Played: 1999-2000

Then: Stacked up 3 goals, 10 assists and a team-high 194 penalty minutes in 61 regular-season games for the 2000 Turner Cup champions. He made seven playoff appearances as well. The Quebec native also became the first Wolves player to visit high school as part of the French Class appearances community outreach.

Now: Lacroix was hired in August of 2013 to serve as an assistant for the New York Rangers.

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Cory Larose

Position: C
Number: 9
Years Played: 2004-05, 2006-07

Then: Rolled up 146 points in 143 regular-season games. Larose ranked second on the 2004-05 Calder Cup finalists with 26 goals and 63 points in 80 regular-season games, then he led the way in the postseason with 6 goals and 12 points. He finished second on the 2007 Western Conference finalists with 61 assists and third with 83 points.

Now: After retiring from hockey following the 2010-11 season, Larose serves as a sales representative for Gemini Medical/Arthrex in Minneapolis/St. Paul.

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Guy Larose

Position: C
Number: 17
Years Played: 1998-2002

Then: Posted 44 goals, 71 assists and 256 penalty minutes in 251 regular-season appearances spanning four seasons. Larose contributed 33 points in 79 regular-season games for the 2000 Turner Cup champions and added 5 points while playing in all 16 postseason games. He rejoined the franchise late in the 2001-02 season and notched 2 goals and 2 assists while appearing in 24 of the 25 playoff games for the 2002 Calder Cup champions.

Now: Larose serves as a sales manager for Safelite, the Boston-based company that’s a national leader in the auto glass industry.

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Steve Larouche

Position: C
Number: 6, 10
Years Played: 1997-2001

Then: Acquired from the Quebec Rafales late in the 1997-98 season, Larouche piled up 19 points in 13 regular-season games before producing 9 goals and 11 assists in 22 games as the Wolves claimed the 1998 Turner Cup title. Larouche finished second in regular-season scoring (31 goals, 57 assists) and led the way in postseason points (6 goals, 8 assists) for the 2000 Turner Cup champions. He won the John Cullen Award as comeback player of the year for his efforts. He also paced the 2001 Turner Cup finalists in regular-season scoring (31 goals, 52 assists) and postseason scoring (12 goals, 6 assists). Earned IHL First All-Star Team recognition as a LW in 2000-01 and Second All-Star Team honors in 1999-2000.

Now: Entering his fourth year as an assistant coach for the Shawinigan Cataractes, a team in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL).

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Brad Larsen

Position: LW
Number: 17
Years Played: 2004-06

Then: Shared second in goals (26) and ranked seventh in points (49) for the 2005 Calder Cup finalists. Added 4 goals and 7 assists in 18 postseason games.

Now: After two seasons as the Springfield Falcons head coach, Larsen was promoted to assistant coach of NHL-affiliate Columbus Blue Jackets.

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Jordan LaVallee

Position: LW
Number: 14, 17
Years Played: 2006-09

Then: Recorded 55 goals, 52 assists and 257 penalty minutes in 219 regular-season games. Enjoyed his most productive season in 2007-08, when he ranked sixth in goals (20) and ninth in points (42) in 76 regular-season games. He added 3 goals and 5 assists while playing in all 24 postseason games for the 2008 Calder Cup champions. In the process, he earned the 2008 Dan Snyder Man of the Year award.

Now: Joins Lahti Pelicans of the Finnish Elite League (Liiga) in Finland for 2014-15.

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Ray LeBlanc

Position: G
Number: 30
Years Played: 1994-98

Then: After serving as the United States goaltender in the 1992 Olympics, LeBlanc started the first game in Wolves history on Oct. 1, 1994, and also posted the first shutout in Wolves history on March 8, 1995. He wound up with a 53-45-10 regular-season record with a 3.29 goals-against average and .899 save percentage. LeBlanc also handled all three playoff games for the 1994-95 team.

Now: LeBlanc lives in Largo, Fla., with his wife and family and works for Budweiser at Great Bay Distributors.

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Manny Legace

Position: G
Number: 35
Years Played: 2009-10

Then: Signed to a free-agent contract as the 2009-10 season began, the long-time National Hockey League goalie appeared in 6 games for the Wolves and compiled a 2-2-1 record with a 3.21 goals-against average and an .898 save percentage. He then signed with the Carolina Hurricanes and spent the rest of the season there.

Now: Serves as the goaltending coach for the AHL’s Springfield Falcons in addition to operating the Legace Hockey Academy in Novi, Mich.

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Kari Lehtonen

Position: G
Number: 34
Years Played: 2003-05, 2007-08, 2009-10

Then: Produced the best winning percentage in Wolves history (minimum 100 appearances). Posted a 61-33-2-4 record with 8 shutouts, a 2.33 goals-against average and a franchise-best .927 save percentage. Lehtonen served as the primary goaltender for the 2005 Calder Cup finalists as he posted a 10-6 record with a 1.71 GAA. Earned AHL Second All-Star Team recognition in 2004-05.

Now: Entering his fifth full season as the Dallas Stars’ primary goaltender. He owns a 214-167-45 NHL career record with 27 shutouts, 2.66 GAA and .915 save percentage.

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Francis Lessard

Position: RW/D
Number: 13, 22
Years Played: 2001-03, 2005-06

Then: Provided 6 goals, 9 assists and 389 penalty minutes in 93 regular-season appearances. Participated in 15 playoff games for the 2002 Calder Cup champions and contributed 1 assists with 40 penalty minutes. Led the 2002-03 team with 194 penalty minutes.

Now: Played the 2013-14 season with the Cornwall River Kings of the Ligue Nord-Americaine de Hockey (LNAH).

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Grant Lewis

Position: D
Number: 25, 38
Years Played: 2007-10

Then: Contributed 3 goals and 38 assists in 123 regular-season games stretched over three seasons. Recorded 2 goals and 14 assists in 43 regular-season games and participated in two postseason games for the 2008 Calder Cup champions.

Now: Heading into his third year in the Deutsche Eishockey League (DEL) and second with the EHC Red Bull Munchen.

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Bryan Little

Position: C
Number: 28
Years Played: 2007-08

Then: The Atlanta Thrashers’ first-round pick in 2006 split the 2007-08 season between the Wolves and Thrashers. He contributed 9 goals and 16 assists in 34 regular-season games before upping the ante in the playoffs with 8 goals and 5 assists while appearing in all 24 postseason contests for the 2008 Calder Cup champions.

Now: After agreeing to a five-year, $23.5 million extension in July 2013, Little enters his fourth season with the Winnipeg Jets and eighth NHL season overall.

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Spencer Machacek

Position: RW
Number: 8
Years Played: 2008-11

Then: Scored at least 20 goals in each of his three seasons with the Wolves. Machacek posted 64 goals and 86 assists in 223 regular-season appearances. During the 2010 playoffs, he paced the Wolves with 7 goals in 13 games. Machacek represented the Wolves in the 2011 AHL All-Star Game.

Now: Machacek started the 2013-14 season with the Springfield Falcons before being traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins AHL affiliate Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins in February. 

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Drew MacIntyre

Position: G
Number: 30, 35
Years Played: 2009-11

Then: Posted a 32-22-3 record with 3 shutouts, a 2.66 goals-against average and a .913 save percentage in 61 regular-season games. Also appeared in five playoff games in 2010 and went 1-2-0  with 1 shutout.

Now: After spending the last season and a half playing for the AHL’s Toronto Marlies, MacIntyre signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Carolina Hurricanes in July.

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Derek MacKenzie

Position: C
Number: 24
Years Played: 2001-07

Then: Only Steve Maltais and Bob Nardella have appeared in more Wolves regular-season games than MacKenzie, who piled up 83 goals and 101 assists in 377 contests. MacKenzie, who served as captain in 2005-06, shares eighth on the team’s all-time goals list (83) and ranks 10th in penalty minutes (441). During his rookie year, MacKenzie contributed 25 points in 68 regular-season games before amassing 4 goals and 2 assists while playing in all 25 playoff games for the 2002 Calder Cup champions. He holds the franchise record for short-handed goals with 25.

Now: After four seasons with the Columbus Blue Jackets, MacKenzie signed a three-year contract with the Florida Panthers in July.

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Brian Maloney

Position: LW
Number: 19, 20
Years Played: 2002-06

Then: Delivered 32 goals and 40 assists in 218 regular-season games. He enjoyed his most productive season in 2005-06 when he scored a career-high 16 goals and added 18 assists while finishing fourth on the team with 143 penalty minutes.

Now: Entering his third full season with the Ravensburg Tower Stars in Germany’s 2nd Bundesliga.

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Steve Maltais

Position: LW
Number: 11
Years Played: 1994-2005

Then: The second player in Wolves history to have his number retired and raised to the Allstate Arena rafters, Maltais owns virtually every single-season and career team record. He’s the all-time regular-season leader in goals (454), assists (497), points (951), penalty minutes (1,061), hat tricks (18), power-play goals (195), game-winning goals (67) and games (839). He’s also the all-time postseason leader in goals (63), assists (65), points (128) and games (142). He set the team’s single-season record for goals with 60 in 1996-97. He was a three-time pick for the IHL’s First All-Star Team, a two-time pick for the IHL’s Second All-Star Team and made the AHL’s Second All-Star Team once. Won the Leo Lamoureux Memorial Trophy (IHL regular-season scoring champion) in 1999-2000 and the John B. Sollenberger Trophy (AHL regular-season scoring champion) in 2002-03.

Now: He lives in Itasca with his wife and son and serves as the head coach and the hockey director for Team Illinois’ AAA 1999 team.

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Peter Mannino

Position: G
Number: 33
Years Played: 2009-11

Then: Posted a 42-22-5 record with 2 shutouts, 2.75 goals-against average and .906 save percentage during two seasons with the Wolves.  He went 26-5-1 with a 2.34 GAA and .921 save percentage during the 2009-10 regular season, then went 6-5-0 with two shutouts during the playoffs as the Wolves reached the Western Conference semifinals.

Now: Finished the 2013-14 season with the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL. 

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Norm Maracle

Position: G
Number: 34
Years Played: 2001-03

Then: Served as the team’s primary goaltender during the regular season for 2001-02 and 2002-03 and posted a collective mark of 43-43-10 with 5 shutouts, 2.89 goals-against average and .906 save percentage. Played in two playoff games for the 2002 Calder Cup champions and went 0-1 with a 4.36 GAA and played in eight playoff games in 2003 with a 3-4 record, 1 shutout and 2.21 GAA.

Now: Last played in Germany in 2011-12.

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Chris Marinucci

Position: C
Number: 15
Years Played: 1997-2000

Then: Rolled up 99 goals, 121 assists and 220 points in 240 regular-season games spread over three seasons. Ranked third in scoring for the 1998 Turner Cup champions as he notched 75 points during the regular season before added 7 goals and 6 assists in the playoffs. Finished second on the 1998-99 squad in goals (41) and points (81) and took third on the 2000 Turner Cup champions with 64 points during the regular season (31 goals, 33 assists). Ranks fifth on the Wolves all-time list with 99 goals. Earned IHL Second All-Star Team recognition in 1998-99.

Now: Serves as the supervisor for Essar Steel’s pellet plant and owns Nuch’s In the Corner, a gas station/U-Haul dealer in Grand Rapids, Minn. He serves on the Grand Rapids Amateur Hockey Association board and has been coaching his daughter, Annalie, since she played at the 8U level.

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Steve Martins

Position: C
Number: 14, 26
Years Played: 1997-98, 2000-01, 2006-09

Then: During his three tours with the team, Martins piled up 64 goals, 129 assists and 307 penalty minutes in 262 regular-season games. He ranked fifth on the 1998 Turner Cup champions with 61 regular-season points. During the playoffs, he added 6 goals and 14 assists in 21 games. Martins finished sixth in regular-season scoring for the 2008 Calder Cup champions (17 goals, 40 assists) and added 2 goals and 7 assists in 22 postseason games. He earned the team’s Tim Breslin Unsung Hero award in 2009 and ranks ninth on the Wolves’ all-time lists for assists (129) and points (193).

Now: In his second year as the varsity head coach and hockey director for Barrington High School in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. He also serves as a coach and as the hockey director for the Barrington Redwings youth organization.

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Mark Matheson

Position: D
Number: 25
Years Played: 2010-13

Then: “Maddog” spent three full seasons with the Wolves and contributed 17 goals, 52 assists and a plus-31 plus/minus rating in 197 regular-season games. Matheson also earned the Tim Breslin Unsung Hero Award and appeared in five playoff games in 2012.

Now: Finished the 2013-14 season, and will start the upcoming season, with Linkoping HC of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).

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Dean Melanson

Position: D
Number: 23
Years Played: 2000-01

Then: Played in 42 regular-season games and contributed 1 goal and 7 assists for the Western Conference finalists.

Now: Serves as the 10U Squirt AA Major coach for the Carolina Jr. Hurricanes. He also instructs at summer camps and clinics, which includes work for Craig Laughlin’s Network Hockey Academy.

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Kip Miller

Position: C
Number: 9
Years Played: 1996-97, 2005-06

Then: After finishing third in scoring for the 1996-97 team (11 goals, 41 assists), Miller spent most of the next eight years in the NHL before returning to Chicago for the 2005-06 season. He finished second on that squad in scoring (19 goals, 40 assists).

Now: Michigan State inducted Miller, the 1990 Hobey Baker Memorial Award winner, into Michigan State’s Hall of Fame on Sept. 12, 2013. Miller owns and operates Biggby Coffee in Traverse City, Mich.

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Joe Motzko

Position: RW
Number: 3, 18, 21
Years Played: 2007-09

Then: Produced 35 goals and 43 assists in just 97 regular-season games. He joined the 2007-08 team with less than two months to go in the regular season and racked up 6 goals and 16 assists in 24 games. He proceeded to play in 16 of the 24 postseason games and added 2 goals and 9 assists for the 2008 Calder Cup champions. Motzko led the 2008-09 team in goals (29) and points (56).

Now: After spending four years with ERC Ingolstadt in Germany, Motzko played for EC Red Bull Salzburg in Austria in 2013-14.

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Troy Murray

Position: C
Number: 19
Years Played: 1996-97

Then: Murray capped a sterling professional career by serving as captain for the 1996-97 Wolves. He ranked third on the team with 21 goals and fourth with 50 points in 81 regular-season games. He added 2 assists in 4 postseason appearances.

Now: Entering his 10th season as the color analyst for the Chicago Blackhawks broadcasts on WGN 720-AM.

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Jeremy Mylymok

Position: D
Number: 5
Years Played: 1997-2000

Then: Contributed 4 goals, 8 assists and 202 penalty minutes in 74 regular-season games spanning three seasons. Joined the franchise late in the 1997-98 season and played in just eight regular-season games before appearing in all 22 postseason games for the 1998 Turner Cup champions.

Now: Entering his third year as the general manager for the Florida Jr. Panthers and as director of hockey operations for Savology.com Iceplex in Coral Springs, Fla.

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Bob Nardella

Position: D
Number: 4, 7
Years Played: 1994-95, 1997-2004, 2005-06

Then: Remains one of the productive and decorated players in Wolves history. Nardella ranks second on the franchise’s all-time regular-season list for games (476) fifth in assists (239) and sixth in points (298). He scored 48 points in 65 regular-season games for the 1997-98 squad before adding 5 goals and 13 assists in 22 postseason games for the 1998 Turner Cup champions. He finished fifth in regular-season points (46) in 1999-2000 and led the team with 11 assists during the 16-game march to the 2000 Turner Cup.  He added 26 points in 52 games in 2001-02, but stepped forward in the postseason with 5 goals and 9 assists in 24 games for the 2002 Calder Cup champions. Earned IHL Second All-Star Team recognition in 1999-2000.

Now: Nardella was inducted into the Illinois Hockey Hall of Fame in January 2013. He runs RJN Supplies Inc. in Rosemont and coaches the Illinois Mission youth hockey team. His son, Bob, played for the 2013 U.S. Under-18 Select team that played at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial tournament in August in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

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Brian Noonan

Position: RW
Number: 16
Years Played: 1999-2001

Then: Rolled up 51 goals, 64 assists and 183 penalty minutes in 162 regular-season appearances. Noonan ranked fourth on the team in goals (30) and points (62) during the 1999-2000 regular season before adding 4 goals and 7 assists in the postseason for the 2000 Turner Cup champions. He also ranked fourth on the 2000-01 squad with 53 points.

Now: The Elmhurst native enters his 10th season as the coach for the Naperville North High School hockey club. He also plays in a local men’s league with other retired professional hockey players.

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Pasi Nurminen

Position: G
Number: 31
Years Played: 2001-02

Then: Posted a 9-9-1 record with a 2.93 goals-against average during the 2001-02 regular season before handling the lion’s share of the goaltending duties during the march to the 2002 Calder Cup championship. Nurminen appeared in 21 of the 25 games and notched a 15-5 record with 2 shutouts and a 1.94 GAA. For his efforts, he received the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy that goes to the most valuable player in the Calder Cup playoffs.

Now: Serves as a goaltending consultant for the Finnish National team. He handles the same role for Pelicans, a team Nurminen partially owns that plays in Finland’s Elite professional league.

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Nathan Oystrick

Position: D
Number: 22
Years Played: 2005-08, 2009-10

Then: Produced 37 goals, 77 goals and 317 penalty minutes in 205 regular-season games spread over four seasons. During his rookie season, 2006-07, Oystrick ranked fifth on the team with 32 assists and 47 points and earned AHL Second All-Star Team recognition. He scored 43 points in 80 regular-season games for the 2007-08 squad, then added 3 goals and 8 assists in 24 postseason appearances for the 2008 Calder Cup champions.

Now: Oystrick finished his second season playing for HC Lev Praha in Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) in 2013-14.

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Greg Pankewicz

Position: RW
Number: 14
Years Played: 1995-96

Then: Posted 9 goals and 16 assists in 45 regular-season games while finishing second on the team with 164 penalty minutes. Pankewicz added 4 goals in 5 postseason games.

Now: Pankewicz was named the head coach of the Bloomington (Ill.) Thunder of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) in December 2013.

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Edward Pasquale

Position: G
Number: 31
Years Played: 2010-11

Then: Posted an 11-11-1 record in 24 regular-season appearances for the 2010-11 squad. In adding to authoring the team’s lone shutout of the year, Pasquale owned a 2.93 goals-against average and .900 save percentage.

Now: Signed a one-year, two-way deal with the Washington Capitals in July 2014.

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Ondrej Pavelec

Position: G
Number: 30, 31
Years Played: 2007-08, 2010-11

Then: Pavelec recorded a 51-37-5 record with 5 shutouts during 93 regular-season games for the Wolves, but he became a franchise legend for his work in the 2008 Calder Cup playoffs. He played all but 17 minutes of the 24-game postseason march to the Cup --- finishing with a 16-8 record, 2 shutouts and a 2.34 goals-against average.

Now: Pavelec enters his fourth season as the Winnipeg Jets’ starting goaltender. He has a contract with the team through the 2016-17 season.

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Scott Pearson

Position: LW
Number: 22
Years Played: 1997-2000

Then: Provided 76 goals and 44 assists in 217 regular-season games spread across three seasons. Pearson played a huge role on the 1998 Turner Cup champions as he ranked second with 34 goals and first with 225 penalty minutes. He added a team-high 12 goals in 22 postseason games. Pearson finished third on the 1998-99 team with 23 goals and added 19 regular-season goals for the 2000 Turner Cup champions. His 503 penalty minutes rank sixth on the team’s all-time list.

Now: Serves as vice president of corporate facility and meetings for MedAssets, an Alpharetta, Ga., financial firm that works with hospitals and other health care firms. Pearson also has served as a head coach for the Atlanta Fire Hockey club. His son, Chase, was picked in the fourth round of the 2013 Ontario Hockey League draft.

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Brian Pellerin

Position: RW
Number: 10
Years Played: 1994-96

Then: Added to the franchise midway through the inaugural season, Pellerin contributed 4 goals, 1 assist and 80 penalty minutes in 24 games for the 1994-95 squad. He added 2 assists during the playoffs. He contributed 4 goals and 8 assists in 57 games for the 1995-96 team.

Now: Works as the head coach for the Prep Team (U18 AAA) at Okanagan Hockey Academy in Penticton, British Columbia. Prior to joining Okanagan, he coached in the CHL, WHL and AHL. He spent the 2010-11 season as an assistant for the San Antonio Rampage.

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Shawn Penn

Position: LW
Number: 33
Years Played: 1996-97

Then: Contributed 3 goals and 7 assists in 62 regular-season games during his lone season with the Wolves. Ranked second behind Kerry Toporowski with 208 penalty minutes.

Now: Works for multi-national corporation Covidien Vascular Therapies-EndoArterial in the Detroit area.

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Karel Pilar

Position: D
Number: 6, 24
Years Played: 2007-08

Then: Provided 2 goals and 24 assists during 45 regular-season games during his only full season in the American Hockey League. Pilar participated in 3 postseason games for the 2008 Calder Cup champions.

Now: Heading into his third season with HC Sparta Praha in his hometown of Prague, Czech Republic.

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Kamil Piros

Position: C
Number: 18
Years Played: 2001-04

Then: Contributed 39 goals and 59 assists in 166 regular-season games. Piros ranked fourth in regular-season points during 2001-02 with 19 goals and 30 assists. He tacked on 6 goals and 11 assists during the playoffs for the 2002 Calder Cup champions.

Now: He enters his second full season with Litvinov HC of the Czech Extraliga. He split the previous eight seasons between Russia, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland and the Czech Republic..

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Dan Plante

Position: RW
Number: 25, 27, 32
Years Played: 1998-2002

Then: A workhorse on four Wolves squads, Plante produced 58 goals, 49 assists and 292 penalty minutes in 306 regular-season contests. He notched 11 goals and 11 assists during the 1999-2000 regular season before adding 3 goals and 1 assist in 8 games for the 2000 Turner Cup champions. Plante contributed 11 goals and 15 assists during the 2001-02 regular season for the 2002 Calder Cup champions.

Now: Works as an agent for Forward Hockey.

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Derek Plante

Position: C
Number: 14
Years Played: 1999-2000

Then: Assigned by the Chicago Blackhawks to the Wolves on Feb. 9, 2000, Plante posted 2 goals and 1 assist in 4 games before returning to the Blackhawks. Plante returned to the Wolves midway through the 2000 playoffs and contributed 3 goals and 1 assists in 8 games for the Turner Cup champions.

Now: Enters his fifth season as an assistant coach for his alma mater, Minnesota-Duluth. The Bulldogs won the NCAA championship during Plante’s first year on the staff.

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Mark Popovic

Position: D
Number: 7
Years Played: 2005-07

Then: Notched 28 goals and 50 assists in two seasons for the Wolves --- both of which he finished among the top 10 in team scoring. Popovic enjoyed his better season in 2006-07 when he provided 16 goals and 24 assists during the regular season before adding 3 goals and 6 assists in 15 playoff games.

Now: Popovic is entering his second year with Croatia’s Medvescak Zagreb squad in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

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Paul Postma

Position: D
Number: 2
Years Played: 2009-11

Then: Provided 27 goals and 47 asists in 132 regular-season appearances. Postma ranked fourth in assists (33) and sixth in points (45) for the 2010-11 team and was voted by the fans into the 2011 American Hockey League all-star game.

Now: Postma is entering the final year of his two-year contract with the Winnipeg Jets. 

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Steve Reinprecht

Position: C
Number: 29
Years Played: 2011-12

Then: After being acquired in an early-season trade, the long-time NHL veteran ranked fourth on the Wolves in points with 13 goals and 30 assists in 57 regular-season games.

Now: Entering his third season with the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers of the Deutsche Eishockey League (DEL). He posted 70 points in 49 games last season for the Nuremberg-based franchise.

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Todd Reirden

Position: D
Number: 2, 21, 41
Years Played: 1995-97

Then: The north suburban Deerfield, Ill., native contributed 3 goals, 12 assists and 147 penalty minutes in 88 regular-season appearances. Added 2 goals in 9 games during the 1996 Turner Cup playoffs.

Now: Reirden was hired by the Washington Capitals in June 2014 to be the team's new assistant coach.

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Jamie Rivers

Position: D
Number: 24
Years Played: 2008-09

Then: After playing in 454 National Hockey League games, Rivers joined the Wolves for the 2008-09 season and ranked sixth on the squad with 24 assists. He served as the captain for that team and added 4 goals in 69 regular-season games. He’s the younger brother of Wolves original Shawn Rivers.

Now: Entering second year as head coach and general manager for the St. Charles Chill, a Central Hockey League team in Missouri. Rivers also co-owns a skill-development company called Bar Down Hockey Skills.

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Shawn Rivers

Position: D
Number: 24
Years Played: 1994-96

Then: The older brother of former Wolves defenseman Jamie Rivers ranked sixth on the 1994-95 team with 37 points (8 goals, 29 assists). He added 7 points in 21 games in 1995-96.

Now: He’s the founder and owner of PromoGraphix, Inc., an advertising signage company based in Ottawa, Ont. Rivers also makes community appearances on behalf of the Ottawa Senators Alumni group.

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Gordie Roberts

Position: D
Number: 21
Years Played: 1994-95

Then: Started the Wolves’ first game on Oct. 1, 1994, and assisted on the first goal in franchise history. Roberts finished with 6 goals and 22 assists in 68 regular-season games and played in all three playoff games.

Now: The United States Hockey Hall of Famer enters his third season as the head coach for Elk River (Minn.) High School’s boys hockey team.

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Travis Roche

Position: D
Number: 77
Years Played: 2004-06

Then: Contributed 20 goals and 69 assists in 132 regular-season games. He earned AHL First All-Star Team honors in 2004-05 after posting 12 goals and 38 assists for the Calder Cup finalists.

Now: Finished his sixth season with SC Bern of the Swiss-A league in 2013-14.

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Jared Ross

Position: C
Number: 6, 18, 26
Years Played: 2005-07, 2010-11

Then: Racked up 17 goals and 35 assists in his first two professional seasons. Then, after a four-year sabbatical in the Philadelphia Flyers organization, Ross returned to the Wolves in 2010 and finished third on the team in assists (40) and points (55).

Now: Entering fourth year playing for Ingolstadt ERC of the Deutsche Eishockey League (DEL). Recorded 105 points in 120 games during his first three seasons.

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Tommi Santala

Position: LW
Number: 22, 29
Years Played: 2003-05

Then: Recorded 23 goals and 62 assists in 117 regular-season appearances for the Wolves. Ranked third on the 2004-05 squad with 40 assists during the regular season, then he piled up 5 goals and 6 assists in 18 postseason games for the 2005 Calder Cup finalists.

Now: Entering his seventh season with the Kloten Flyers of the Swiss-A league.

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Jesse Schultz

Position: RW
Number: 9
Years Played: 2007-08

Then: Ranked fourth in goals (26) and points (66) while playing in 80 regular-season games. Schultz went on to finish fourth in goals (8) and points (14) while playing in all 24 postseason games for the 2008 Calder Cup champions.

Now: Finished his third full season with the Rapid City Rush of the Central Hockey League (CHL). Schultz recorded 198 points in his first 164 regular-season games for the Rush.

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Al Secord

Position: LW
Number: 20
Years Played: 1994-96

Then: Five years after closing out an illustrious National Hockey League career, Secord joined the Wolves in 1994 and picked up where he left off with 21 goals, 28 assists and 303 penalty minutes in 105 regular-season games. Secord shared eighth on the 1994-95 squad with 33 points in 59 games and added 1 goal and 1 assist in the playoffs.

Now: Secord works as a pilot for American Airlines. He earned his pilot’s license during his playing days.

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Alexander Semak

Position: C/RW
Number: 33
Years Played: 1997-98

Then: Finished fourth in goals (26) and points (61) in 67 regular-season games before hitting his stride in the postseason. Semak delivered 10 goals, 17 assists and a team-high 27 points to lead the Wolves to the 2008 Turner Cup title. For his efforts, he earned the N.R. “Bud” Poile Trophy that went to the Most Valuable Player in the playoffs.

Now: Semak serves as the head coach for Tolpar Ufa, a team in the top-flight Russian Minor Hockey League.

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Richard Shulmistra

Position: G
Number:
Years Played: 2000-01

Then: Put together a terrific regular season while splitting the goaltending duties with Wendell Young. Shulmistra posted a 20-8-0 record with 4 shutouts, a 1.89 goals-against average and .937 save percentage. Then during the playoffs, he went 7-3 with 2 shutouts and a 2.03 GAA for the 2001 Turner Cup finalists.

Now: A vice president and Credit Portfolio Analyst at First Citizens Bank in Raleigh/Durham, N.C. Shulmistra also serves as a coach for the Carolina Jr. Hurricanes.

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Ben Simon

Position: C
Number: 8
Years Played: 2001-03, 2004-05

Then: Produced 37 goals and 50 assists in 196 regular-season contests. Enjoyed his most productive season in 2001-02 when he ranked eighth on the team with 34 points (11 goals, 23 assists). He added 2 goals and 3 assists while appearing in all 25 postseason games for the 2002 Calder Cup champions.

Now: After spending the last two seasons as an assistant coach for the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs, the Ohio native was named head coach of the ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones on July 25, 2013.

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Jamie Sifers

Position: D
Number: 4
Years Played: 2010-11

Then: Posted 4 goals and 18 assists in 68 games during his lone year in a Wolves uniform. Sifers earned the 2011 Tim Breslin Unsung Hero award for his contributions to the team and the organization.

Now: After three seasons with the Mannheim Eagles of the Deutsche Eishockey League (DEL), Sifers recently signed a one-year contract with the AHL's Springfield Falcons for the 2014-15 season.

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Brian Sipotz

Position: D
Number: 5
Years Played: 2004-10

Then: Contributed 9 goals and 45 assists during six full seasons with the Wolves. His 369 regular-season games shares fifth on the team’s all-time appearances list. His 55 postseason games rank eighth on that list. Sipotz played in 21 of 24 games during the 2008 postseason and notched 4 assists for the Calder Cup champions. He also earned the 2008 Tim Breslin Unsung Hero award for all of his efforts.

Now: Sipotz, who earned a degree in exercise physiology from the University of Miami (Ohio), owns and operates Advantage Strength and Conditioning in Ann Arbor, Mich.

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Jarrod Skalde

Position: C
Number: 10
Years Played: 2001-02

Then: Ranked second on the 2001-02 team in assists (37) and third in points (52) in just 64 games. Skalde was recalled by Atlanta on March 5, 2002, and traded to the Philadelphia Flyers in a deal that netted Joe DiPenta for the Wolves.

Now: After being named an assistant coach for the Norfolk Admirals on July 9, 2013, Skalde was promoted to head coach just over a year later. 

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Tim Stapleton

Position: RW
Number: 23
Years Played: 2009-11

Then: The Forest Park, Ill., native provided 31 goals and 32 assists in just 77 regular-season games for the Wolves spanning two seasons. Stapleton ranked second on the 2009-10 team with 30 goals and 59 points during the regular season, then he led the way during the Calder Cup playoffs with 4 goals and 9 assists in 14 games.

Now: Joins HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk for his third different team in three years in Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) 

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Brett Sterling

Position: LW
Number: 29
Years Played: 2006-10, 2012-13

Then: The most prolific goal-scorer the Wolves franchise has known outside of Steve Maltais, Sterling racked up 167 goals and 141 assists in 302 regular-season games spread over five seasons. He ranks second on the tema’s all-time list in goals, fifth in points and shares sixth in assists. Sterling burst on the scene as a rookie in 2006-07 and earned the Willie Marshall Award as the AHL’s leading goal-scorer (55 goals) as well as the Dudley “Red” Garrett Memorial Award as the league’s top rookie. He earned a spot in the 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2013 AHL All-Star games, which doubles as the four seasons in which he led the Wolves in goals. He earned a spot on the AHL’s First All-Star Team in 2006-07 and Second All-Star Team in 2007-08.

Now: Starting the 2014-15 season with EC Red Bull Salzburg in Austria.

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Anthony Stewart

Position: RW
Number: 6, 13
Years Played: 2009-10

Then: The 2003 first-round pick of the Florida Panthers ranked 10th on the team with 31 points (12 goals, 19 assists) during his lone season with the Wolves. Added a team-high 9 goals in 13 postseason appearances.

Now: Bounced around in 2013-14 between the KHL's Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg, and the NLA's HC-Fribourg Gotteron and Rapperswil-Jona.

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Karl Stewart

Position: LW
Number: 6
Years Played: 2003-06

Then: Provided 48 goals, 58 assists and 596 penalty minutes during 284 regular-season appearances for the Wolves. During his rookie season (2003-04), Stewart ranked fourth with 32 assists and fifth with 42 points while leading the team with 186 penalty minutes. He scored a professional-best 22 goals in 2005-06.

Now: Entering his sixth season with the Straubing Tigers of the Deutsche Eishockey League (DEL).

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Colin Stuart

Position: LW
Number: 23
Years Played: 2004-09

Then: Notched 51 goals and 41 assists in 284 regular-season appearances spanning five seasons. Enjoyed his most productive regular season in 2006-07 when he ranked sixth on the team with 18 goals and added 11 assists. During 2007-08, Stuart posted 16 points in 58 regular-season games before adding 3 goals and 3 assists while playing in all 24 postseason games for the 2008 Calder Cup champions.

Now: Stuart played 2013-14 with the Utica Comets, tallying 17 goals and eight assists.

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Brad Tapper

Position: RW
Number: 14
Years Played: 2001-04

Then: Recorded 24 goals and 34 assists in 98 regular-season games spread across three seasons. Ranked seventh on the 2001-02 team with 14 goals in 50 games. Tapper played in 19 postseason games that year and provided 3 goals and 4 assists for the 2002 Calder Cup champs.

Now: Entering his first season as an assistant coach for the ECHL’s Orlando Solar Bears. Tapper and his wife, Alison, have three children.

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Tom Tilley

Position: D
Number: 21
Years Played: 1997-2001

Then: Wrapped up a 12-year professional career with 17 goals and 141 assists in four seasons with the Wolves. Ranked third in assists (48) and sixth in points (58) during the 1997-98 regular season before putting up a team-high-tying 17 assists in 22 postseason games for the 1998 Turner Cup champions. Led the 1998-99 squad with 55 assists and took fourth with 60 points. Contributed 36 regular-season points and 7 postseason points for the 2000 Turner Cup champions. Earned IHL Second All-Star Team recognition in 1998-99.

Now: Serves as the managing partner for the DVS Group, a Kansas City firm that helps orchestrate business mergers and acquisitions.

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Kerry Toporowski

Position: D
Number: 77
Years Played: 1996-97

Then: Racked up a team-high 231 penalty minutes and added 1 goal with 4 assists in 51 regular-season games during his lone season with the Wolves.

Now: Serves as a financial advisor for Lensch, Toporowski and Associates in the Quad Cities. Also coaches youth hockey.

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Andrei Trefilov

Position: G
Number: 30
Years Played: 1999-2000

Then: After spending parts of seven seasons in the NHL, Trefilov joined the Wolves for one season and shared goaltending duties with Wendell Young. He posted a 21-9-3 record with 3 shutouts and a 2.36 goals-against average during the regular season, then produced a 7-1 mark with 1 shutout and a 1.35 GAA as he helped steer the Wolves to the 2000 Turner Cup title. For his efforts, Trefilov earned the Norman R. “Bud” Poile Trophy that went to the Most Valuable Player in the playoffs.

Now: Works as an agent for Sports Consulting Group Europe and focuses on representing Russian players.

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Boris Valabik

Position: D
Number: 3, 4, 6, 27
Years Played: 2006-11

Then: Recorded 4 goals, 25 assists and 609 penalty minutes in 174 regular-season appearances for the Wolves. His penalty minutes rank third on the team’s all-time list. The 6-foot-7, 245-pound Valabik provided 1 goal and 7 assists during the 2007-08 regular season, but amped up his production during the postseason with 3 goals in 24 games for the 2008 Calder Cup champions.

Now: Joining the Saryarka Karaganda of the Supreme Hockey League (SHL) in Russia.

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Mike Vernace

Position: D
Number: 12
Years Played: 2009-10

Then: Provided 2 goals and 10 assists in 47 regular-season appearances during his lone season with the Wolves before being loaned to Hamilton.

Now: After spending the last season-plus with the AHL’s Connecticut Whale, he signed a deal for 2013-14 season with Mannheim Adler of the Deutsche Eishockey League (DEL).

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Dennis Vial

Position: LW/D
Number: 2, 10, 18
Years Played: 1997-98

Then: Posted 2 goals, 7 assists and 299 penalty minutes in 79 regular-season games. Had 1 goal and 3 assists in 24 games for the 1997-98 squad and appeared in one postseason game for the 1998 Turner Cup champions.

Now: Vial is part-owner of The Ultimate Sports Kit, which sells shaving kits with NHL logos.

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J.P. Vigier

Position: Rw
Number: 16
Years Played: 2001-03, 2004-05

Then: Vigier racked up 83 goals and 84 assists in 201 regular-season appearances for the Wolves. He ranked third on the 2001-02 squad with 25 regular-season goals and added 7 goals with 7 assists during the playoffs for the 2002 Calder Cup champions. Vigier also led the 2004-05 team in scoring with 70 points (29 goals, 41 assists) to earn Second All-Star Team honors from the AHL. He added 5 goals and 6 assists in the playoffs for the 2005 Calder Cup finalists.

Now: Vigier retired after the 2011-12 season and works as a youth hockey instructor in Winnipeg.

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Greg Walters

Position: LW
Number: 48, 77
Years Played: 1994-96

Then: Acquired from Fort Wayne midway through the Wolves’ inaugural season, Walters posted 5 goals, 11 assists and 364 penalty minutes in 68 regular-season appearances. He recorded 254 penalty minutes --- second on the team --- in 50 games during 1995-96.

Now: After eight years as an assistant coach for the OHL’s Sarnia Sting, Walters enters his third year as the head coach and general manager for the Georgetown Raiders of the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL).

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Mike Weaver

Position: D
Number: 23
Years Played: 2001-04

Then: Provided 7 goals and 24 assists in 169 regular-season games for the Wolves. Weaver posted 10 points in 58 regular-season games during the 2001-02 regular season, then added 1 goal and 3 assists while playing in all 25 postseason games for the 2002 Calder Cup champions.

Now: Weaver was traded from the Florida Panthers to the Montreal Canadiens in 2013-14, and entering his eighth-straight, full season in the NHL.

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Tim Wedderburn

Position: D
Number: 15
Years Played: 2004-07

Then: Handed out 16 assists in 139 regular-season games spread across three seasons. Wedderburn enjoyed a plus-28 plus/minus rating during his time with the Wolves. He provided 1 goal and 2 assists while playing in all 18 postseason games for the 2005 Calder Cup finalists.

Now: Played in Scotland through 2012, but has not joined a team since.

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Stephen Weiss

Position: C
Number: 12, 14
Years Played: 2004-05

Then: Loaned by the Florida Panthers and San Antonio Rampage to the Wolves along with Jay Bouwmeester near the end of the 2004-05 regular season, Weiss contributed 7 goals and 9 assists in 18 regular-season games before posting 2 goals and 7 assists in 18 postseason games for the 2005 Calder Cup finalists.

Now: Entering his second season with the Detroit Red Wings.

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Noah Welch

Position: D
Number: 3
Years Played: 2009-11

Then: Contributed 3 goals and 15 assists in 87 regular-season games. Welch provided 1 goal and 4 assists in 37 regular-season games during the 2009-10 season before adding 2 assists while playing all 14 postseason games.

Now: Entering his third season with the Vaxjo Lakers of Sweden’s top league.

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Brian Wiseman

Position: C
Number: 9
Years Played: 1994-96

Then: Served as the starting center during the Wolves’ inaugural game on Oct. 1, 1994. Proceeded to deliver 50 goals and 110 assists in 148 regular-season games. He led the 1994-95 squad with 55 assists and finished third on the 1995-96 team with 55 assists and 88 points.

Now: Entering his fourth season as an assistant coach at the University of Michigan, where Wiseman played from 1991-94.

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Wendell Young

Position: G
Number: 1
Years Played: 1994-2001

Then: The first player in Wolves history to have his number retired and raised to the rafters, Young owns all of the franchise’s career goaltending records and was between the pipes for the team’s first win on Oct. 8, 1994. He posted a 169-104-31 record with 16 shutouts, an .899 save percentage and 3.19 goals-against average in 322 regular-season appearances. He notched a 21-21 mark with a .902 save percentage and 3.10 GAA in 45 playoff games, which included 5 postseason wins for the 1998 Turner Cup champions and 5 more postseason wins for the 2000 Turner Cup champions.

Now: Young, who served as an assistant coach when the Wolves won the 2008 Calder Cup, enters his sixth season as the Wolves general manager. His 2009-10 team captured the West Division title and his 2011-12 squad won the Midwest Division.

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