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02-26-2013, 09:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Sunking278 View Post
I wonder if a deal can be worked out where the Canucks and Flames simply agree to swap their AHL affiliations. In other words, Calgary gets the Wolves and Vancouver gets Abbotsford. Ideally, each franchise would have their minor league affiliates in close proximity. Ideally, the Chicago Wolves ought to be the affiliate of the Blackhawks. I must say, it is quite strange how this all works.
The Wolves and Blackhawks aren't on speaking terms. When the Wolves started in 1994, Bill Wirtz darn near had a stroke. The Hawks showed no games on local TV. Dollar Bill wanted everybody to buy a ticket to see his team. The Wolves won 4 cups, 2 IHL and 2 AHL, while the Hawks were bottom feeders until recent years.

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