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01/29/2008 2:13 PM -

Hogs look to rebound after 1-2-0-0 week

 Week 17 Recap
The Rockford IceHogs hit the annual American Hockey League in first place in the AHL’s West Division and now face a pair of road games to start the post All-Star break schedule.  With three home games during Week 17, Rockford topped the rival Chicago Wolves but dropped two others.

Week 17 Results                                                                    
Wednesday, Jan. 23: Peoria 6 vs. Rockford 1                  
Friday, Jan. 24: Chicago 3 vs. Rockford 4                          
Saturday, Jan. 25: Iowa 2 vs. Rockford 1

Week 18 Schedule
Friday, Feb. 1 at Peoria, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 2 at Chicago, 7 p.m.


Bacon Bits: 
Center Martin St. Pierre has a nine game point streak dating back to Jan. 11

during his streak, St. Pierre has 3g-13a-16pts

St. Pierre tied an AHL record on Monday notching his eight career All-Star Game point

Rockford finished the month of January with a record of 8-4-0-0

After this weekend’s two road games, the IceHogs will only have 10 remaining on the 2007-08 schedule

Rockford has had a two-goal scorer 15 times this season and have yet to receive a three-goal performance

Winger Troy Brouwer scored his league-leading 15th power-play goal of the season on Saturday

Rockford is 4-1-2-1 against Providence, Chicago and Toronto, the three teams with better winning percentages

The IceHogs allowed a season-high five goals in the second period in its 6-1 loss to the Rivermen last Wednesday
 
Friday’s game in Peoria is the final on the road for Rockford against the Rivermen

Hot Hog Week 17:
The IceHogs loan All-Star representative Martin St. Pierre had a point in all three games during Week 17 for the IceHogs.  St. Pierre leads the IceHogs with 61 points overall on the season.

Upcoming Games:
Friday, Feb. 1 at Peoria Rivermen.  Game time is set for 7p.m.  Rockford will look to avenge a 6-1 home loss to the Rivermen when they return to Carver Arena in Peoria to take on the Rivermen.  The game is the final of the regular season in Peoria for Rockford and fifth match-up overall

Saturday, Feb. 2 at Chicago Wolves. The game starts at 7p.m.  The leaders in the AHL’s West Division face-off at the Rosemont’s Allstate Arena for a fourth time this season.  The game is the sixth of 10 overall and fourth of five at the Allstate Arena.  The IceHogs are 2-1-2-0 against Chicago this season.

The IceHogs Broadcasting Network:
Rockford IceHogs fans can catch all of the IceHogs regular and post-season games on the Hogs flagship radio station Rockford’s Voice, WNTA-AM 1330 and 30 regular season games on ESPN Radio 1380-AM, WTJK.  Fans can also watch and listen to the Hogs on the World Wide Web with the B2 Networks!  Visit the IceHogs Web site (icehogs.com) and click on the “click here to watch the game live” icon, and for just $6, you can catch all of the IceHogs action on your computer.  Also, fans with Insight Cable television can tune in to Channel 57 for all the IceHogs hockey action this season.  The broadcast begins with the Pregame Show 30 minutes before the puck drops. Make sure to give your opinion during the Post-Game Call-In Show following each home game at (815) 874-8255.

Where to Watch the IceHogs:
IceHogs fans can now catch every IceHogs regular season game live on TV!  Every IceHogs home game during the 2007-08 season can be viewed on Insight Cable Channel-57.  When the IceHogs are on the road fans can watch them live at Damon’s Grill in Rockford.  Fans can take advantage of great Bud Light specials and food specials at Damon’s Grill.

Tickets Now On Sale!
IceHogs individual game tickets are now on sale!  Call (815) 968-5222 to reserve your seats for any IceHogs regular season game during the 2007-08 season.  Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Rockford MetroCentre Box Office in downtown Rockford or on the web at www.centreevents.com.  Tickets start at just $9.

Check Out The Hogs New Web Site:
The IceHogs have a new cyber home!  Check out the all new www.icehogs.com.  The Hogs new Web site features a fresh new look, player bios, audio highlights, merchandise store and much more!