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Allen makes 21 saves for sixth-career shutout as Wolves blank Heat

Sunday, 02.23.2014 / 7:55 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Allen makes 21 saves for sixth-career shutout as Wolves blank Heat

CHICAGO - Jake Allen made 21 saves for his third shutout of the season as the Chicago Wolves blanked the visiting Abbotsford Heat 2-0 on Sunday in American Hockey League action.

Evan Oberg opened the scoring for the Wolves (31-17-6) 9:27 into the first period and Ty Rattie added an insurance goal at 12:17 of the third while Abbotsford's Shane O'Brien was serving a double minor for high sticking.

Josh Jooris and Blair Jones led all Heat (33-17-5) skaters with four shots apiece on Allen while aaron Dell stopped 19-of-21 shots in defeat.

Chicago went 2 for 7 on the power play while Abbotsford failed to score on five chances with the man advantage.

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