The NHL lockout may finally be over, sending the
Blackhawks back to the ice, but don't forget about Chicago's other
hockey team, the Chicago Wolves. The Wolves, who play
at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, are all about family
Here's why you should check them out this
It won't break the bank.
Single game tickets start at $9 and you can get a Fan 4 Pack
(which includes hot dogs and soda) for $75. Other ticket packages
and promotions are also available. Not so bad for a family night
It's more than just hockey.
Even if your kids aren't winter sport fanatics, they'll find
something worth the trip. Every Saturday features a free Fun Fest
with face painting, games, poster-making, a chance to try on a
Wolves uniform, and a meet-and-greet with Skates, the team
You won't be bored. Wolves'
games start with a bang-literally. The pre-game show features
pyrotechnics and lasers, and there are fireworks after each goal
the Wolves score. And during every stoppage in play, there's
something going on-be sure to watch for Skates and try to snag a
For more information, visit chicagowolves.com.
Elizabeth Diffin is the senior editor at Chicago Parent. She lives in Wheaton.
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