As the Chicago Wolves prepare for their Calder Cup Finals showdown with the Charlotte Checkers, their fans will be able to catch all of the action on local television networks.
For the first time in the playoffs, the Wolves will broadcast every game of their series, both home and away, against the Checkers as they vie for the AHL championship. The games will air locally on WCIU or on The U Too, the team announced Thursday.
Until now, the team has only broadcast home games on television, including their Game 6 clinching victory against the San Diego Gulls in the Western Conference Final.
Here is the full schedule for the best-of-seven series:
Game 1: June 1 at Charlotte 5 p.m.
Game 2: June 2 at Charlotte 5 p.m.
Game 3: June 5 vs. Charlotte 7 p.m.
Game 4: Thurs, June 6 vs. Charlotte 7 p.m.
Game 5: Sat, June 8 vs. Charlotte 7 p.m.*
Game 6: Thurs., June 13 at Charlotte 6 p.m.*
Game 7: Fri, June 14 at Charlotte 6 p.m.*
*= if necessary
Game 1 will be televised on WCIU, while the final six games of the series will be broadcast on The U Too, according to the team.
The team has won a pair of Calder Cup titles in its history, most recently in 2008. Overall the team has won four championships in its existence, including two Turner Cups when the team was a member of the now-defunct International Hockey League.