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Wolves finish road swing Thursday, then hitting home ice

Spectators aren’t permitted under COVID-19 restrictions, but you can watch the game live online

The Sudbury Wolves’ busy January schedule is almost coming to close. The team is on the road for two games this week before returning to Sudbury Arena for a Friday night tilt against the Oshawa Generals.

Unfortunately, under current pandemic restrictions, spectators can’t watch the game in person.

“The Wolves are coming off a very successful Eastern conference road swing where they picked up five of six possible points,” the team said in a news release.

The Pack beat the Peterborough Petes 3-1 and the highly ranked Kingston Frontenacs 8-4 before falling to the Ottawa 67s 5-4 in a shootout. First-year forward David Goyette had a great weekend, including a four-goal performance over the Frontenacs last Friday. He picked up a total of seven points on the weekend and now sits tied for first in points among OHL rookies, with 29 on the season. 

Goyette also leads the Wolves offensively with 12 goals and 17 assists so far, good enough to earn OHL Player of the Week honours. 

Kocha Delic also had a breakout weekend, picking up seven points over the three-game stretch. He now leads the Wolves in plus-minus with 10. 

Four rookies lead the Wolves offensively including Goyette (12G, 17A) and Delic (10G, 12 A), as well as Evan Konyen (7G, 17 A) and Quentin Musty  (8G, 13A). Goaltender Mitchell Weeks remains strong between the posts, earning OHL Goaltender of the Week honours. In just over three outings, Weeks made 109 saves and played to a 2-0-0-1 record with a  2.92 goals-against average and .924 save percentage. 

Tonight, Jan. 18, the Wolves face the Colts in Barrie. This is a rescheduled match-up from December. The team then makes a stop in North Bay on Jan. 20 to take on the Battalion. 

While you can’t watch Friday’s home game against Oshawa in person, you can win prizes on social media and through the Wolves CHL app during the game. 

“Fans can play Wolves Trivia and High-Low for the chance to win great prizes including Bell Let’s Talk toques  and portable speakers. Download the Wolves App to play along.”

The team is back out on the road for the weekend, hitting North Bay on Sunday for an afternoon game against the Battalion at 2 p.m.

Then, the Pack return home Jan. 25 to face the Barrie Colts at 7:05 p.m. in a game rescheduled from December.

Fans can follow the Wolves for all home and road games by tuning into the live play-by-play on CKLU  96.7 and Fans can also watch all games on CHL TV, as well as select games on Eastlink Channel 10.