GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- The Chicago Wolves made a statement Wednesday night.
Following a come-from-behind win Sunday, the Wolves knocked off the Midwest Division-leading Grand Rapids Griffins 4-2 at Van Andel Arena.
Facing one of the American Hockey League's hottest teams, the Wolves (12-10-0-2) received two goals from center Alexandre Bolduc
and strong goaltending from Jake Allen
to snap Grand Rapids' seven-game winning streak and eight-game home winning streak.
The Wolves trailed 2-1 before Bolduc scored his second of the game at 17:20 of the second period, sliding the puck past goalie Tom McCollum
's leg while being tied up by two defenders in the crease.
Wingers Dmitrij Jaskin and Ty Rattie
tacked on third-period goals for the Wolves, completing the rally.
Jaskin tapped in a rebound from the front of the net on a power play at 4:24. His wrap-around was finished off by Rattie at 12:16 to ice the win.
Bolduc opened the scoring 10:02 into the game, corralling a rebound and elevating the puck over McCollum's glove.
Grand Rapids (17-5-1-1) bounced back in the second period, scoring two goals to take the lead.
Left winger Jeff Hoggan took advantage of an errant pass to beat Allen glove-side at 11:03. Six minutes later, center Riley Sheahan blasted a shot past Allen on a 5-on-3 power play.
The score sheet was all Wolves the rest of the contest as Allen (10-6-2) stood tall, making 27 saves, including 16 in the second period.
McCollum (7-3-0) made 22 saves.
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