Wolves Continue Homestand this Wednesday and Friday
(GREATER SUDBURY, ON) The Sudbury Wolves continue their homestand this week as their Northern Ontario rival, the Soo Greyhounds visit this Wednesday. The Niagara IceDogs are in town Friday. Both games are set for a 7:05pm puck drop.
Last week’s games saw both over age players Landon McCallum (1G-3A) and Zacharie Giroux (0G-4A) recorded 4 points each in Sunday’s contest, while Alex Pharand notched 3 points, including 2 goals against the Steelheads. Other notable players include captain David Goyette who had a combined 4 points in 3 games with 4 assists.
Wednesday, the Pack celebrate and honour National Women and Girls in Sports Day. The Wolves welcome local talents Tracy Fleury, professional curler, Carley Olivier, professional woman’s hockey player, and rising star Eisley Bouchard of the Sudbury District Girls Hockey Association. These local stars will join the Wolves for a special ceremonial puck drop before the game. Tracy and Carley will also be available to meet fans during the second intermission at the top of section two.
Tracy a professional curler currently part of Team Homan, the top ranked Woman’s curling team in Canada and the second top ranked team in the World. Tracy has competed internationally representing Canada on the World Stage through a variety of World competitions in Japan, China and the USA. She is a decorated athlete in the sport, including 6 Grand Slam of Curling titles, most recently winning the WFG Masters Championship in 2023, the 2023 Champions Cup and Canadian Open in 2024. Tracy is also a 6-time Northern Ontario champion, 2-time Ontario Champion, a Manitoba Champion, and a Canadian Olympic Curling Trials silver medalist.
Carley Olivier is currently in her first season as a professional player with New York in the Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL). Born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario, Carley’s journey to professional hockey began at a young age in the Sudbury District Girls Hockey Association (SDGHA). She quickly emerged as a standout player in the Sudbury hockey community committing to the University of Connecticut playing for the Huskies during the 2018-2019 season before transferring to the University of Waterloo for three years. During her final year at Waterloo, Carley achieved a career high, 24 points through 23 games played consisting of 9 goals and 15 assists. She’s a 2-time OUA Defender of the Year recipient during 2021-22 and 2022-23 seasons, named to the OUA first-team all-star roster in 2022-2023 and is a 2023 Canadian FISU World University Games gold medalist.
Wednesday’s game marks the 10th season that the Sudbury Wolves and CMHA Sudbury/Manitoulin have partnered to deliver the Talk Today program. This year’s game is proudly presented by Syngenta and Grain Farmers of Ontario. Visit their table in the lower concourse by the merch shop for more information and for the chance to win prizes.
Friday is National Pizza Day, and the game is sponsored by Topper’s Pizza, who will be on site with great prizes and giveaways for lucky fans. Fans will also have the chance to win Topper’s Pizza for a year. Visit the Topper’s tables in the front lobby as well as lower lobby beside the merch shop for the chance to win more great prizes.
To see the full list of themes lined up for home games this season visit https://chl.ca/ohl-wolves/article/wolves-reveal-2023-24-theme-schedule/
Pack the Den, tickets are on-sale now for both games at greatersudbury.ca/tickets and at the Sudbury Arena Box Office.
Following Friday’s game, the Wolves visit the Steelheads Sunday, February 11th at 2pm. Fans can follow the Wolves on the road by tuning into road games with live play-by-play on CKLU 96.7 and mixlr.com/sudburywolves. Fans can also watch the games on OHL Live at https://watch.chl.ca/.