OKC Barons: Barons host Chicago at 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday

Barons, Wolves are both off to slow starts this season.
BY MIKE BALDWIN, Staff Writer, mbaldwin@opubco.com Published: October 31, 2013
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When: 7 p.m. Friday; 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: Cox Convention Center

Promotions: Friday home games feature $1 hot dogs, $2 beers; one fan at every Saturday home game wins a new vehicle; Saturday also OU/OSU Barons hat giveaway.

Radio: KXXY 96.1 FM, Jim Byers play by play, Doug Sauter color.

Tickets: Prices range between $10 and $40. Tickets can be purchased at the Cox Center box office or by calling 232-4625.

Scouting report: Both teams are off to slow starts. The Barons (4-5-1) are 10th in the Western Conference. The Wolves, the St. Louis Blues' Triple-A affiliate, are 3-5-1 and have been outscored 30-20. ... Barons captain Anton Lander was recalled by Edmonton. The Oilers reassigned defensemen Corey Potter and Denis Grebeshkov to OKC. ... The Barons are led by Linus Omark, who has 11 points but also owns a team best minus-7 rating. ... With goaltender Richard Bachman in Edmonton, Olivier Roy (1-1, 2.50 goals against average, .921 saves percentage) takes over the No. 1 role. Tyler Bunz, promoted from Double-A, was 0-1-1 with a 3.39 GAA and .896 saves percentage with Bakersfield. ... The Wolves are led by center Corey Locke (three goals, four assists), the only Chicago player with more than five points. No. 1 goaltender Jake Allen is 3-2-1 with a 2.79 GAA and .918 saves percentage.



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