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Wolves Sign Darren Haydar

The Chicago Wolves have signed former American Hockey League MVP and captain of the 2008 Calder Cup championship team, Darren Haydar, according to a team press release.


Haydar, a right winger, is 30 years old. He ranks 10th on the Wolves all-time scoring list with 180 points (60 goals, 120 assists) in 124 games with the Wolves over two seasons (2006-08). He received the Les Cunningham Award as the AHL’s most valuable player and John B. Sollenberger Trophy as the league’s leading scorer after posting a career-best 122 points (41 goals, 81 assists) in 73 games with Chicago during the 2006-07 season.


According to the release, Haydar is the AHL’s all-time leading scorer in postseason competition with 135 career Calder Cup playoff points (59 goals, 76 assists) in 105 games. He also appeared in 39 playoff games with Chicago, which includes leading the team to the 2008 Calder Cup championship. He was also on the Calder Cup champion Milwaukee Admirals in 2004.


Details of the signing have not been disclosed.