Preview: Illinois-Chicago Flames
Defense-focused Flames will need offensive boost to move up in Horizon
2012-13: 18-16 (7-9)
In-conference offense: 0.94 points per possession (9th)
In-conference defense: 1.03 points allowed per possession (5th)
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