Michael Kantor scored both goals for the Wolves (26-23-11), who have dropped back-to-back contests.
Guelph's Garret Sparks made 24 saves for the win as Sudbury's Taylor Dupuis took the loss after allowing six goals on 21 shots. Franky Palazzese replaced Dupuis in the second period and stopped 14-of-15 shots in 24 minutes of relief.
The Storm went 1 for 2 on the power play while the Wolves failed to score on three chances with the man advantage.
They said, 'You're going to love the city. It's smaller than Philadelphia, but you're going to love it. You're going to love the fans. Just watching the playoffs last year, the fans seemed louder there than they did anywhere. I'm really excited about that.
— Forward Scott Hartnell on his upcoming season with the Columbus Blue Jackets