Article By: Chris Etheridge
01/25/2010 12:16 PM -
Rockford welcomes first-place Hamilton on Wednesday, then play Peoria, Grand Rapids
Hot Hog Week 17:
Defenseman Richard Petiot posted three assists and was +3 as the Rockford IceHogs returned to the ice after the All-Star break. The blueliner has a three-game point streak, which matches the second longest among IceHogs defenseman in 2009-10. He has six points (1g-5a) in his last six games. The d-man has surpassed his career high in points and assists in his first season with the IceHogs.
Wednesday, Jan. 27 vs. Hamilton Bulldogs: Game time is 7:05 p.m. The IceHogs take on the Bulldogs for the first and only time at the Rockford MetroCentre in 2009-10. It’s a Golden Goal Wednesday, so if the IceHogs score a goal with 9:10 left on the clock in the third period, one lucky fan will win $10,000. It is also a special discounted WXRX Student Rush night, where all high school and college students as well as any kids can pick up the best available seat for just $5. Additionally, $1 from each ticket sold to this game will go to the Haiti relief efforts.
Friday, Jan. 29 vs. Peoria Rivermen: Game time is 7:05 p.m. The Rockford IceHogs host the Peoria Rivermen on Pink in the Rink Night. Help the Hogs raise awareness for breast cancer as $1 from every ticket sold will go to break cancer research. The first 1,000 women into the game will also pick up a special IceHogs pink t-shirt thanks to Rock Valley Federal Credit Union, 13 WREX and B103 FM.
Saturday, Jan. 30 at Grand Rapids Griffins: The IceHogs head to Grand Rapids to play the Griffins at Van Andel Arena for the final time in 2009-10. The puck drops at 6 p.m. It is the Hogs’ fourth trip to Michigan and sixth contest between the two teams this year.
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 AHL Live! Visit the IceHogs Web site (icehogs.com) and click on the “click here to watch the AHL Live” icon, and for just $7, you can catch all of the IceHogs action on your computer. Also, fans with Comcast 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 Comcast Post-Game Call-In Show following each game at (815) 874-8255.
No Bud Light Hog Talk Tonight At Cousin’s Bar and Grill:
Bud Light Hog Talk at Counsin’s Bar and Grill tonight has been cancelled. Join WXRX’s Jim Stone most Mondays from 6-7 p.m. at Cousin’s Bar and Grill as he chats with IceHogs coaches, players and front office staff. Cousin’s is located on the corner of East State St. and Perryville in Rockford. So stop by and take advantage of some great food and Bud Light specials. If you can’t make it out to Cousin’s, tune into 1330 AM, WNTA.
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 2009-10 season. Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Rockford MetroCentre Box Office in downtown Rockford, at Hog Headquarters inside Cherryvale Mall or on the Web at www.metrocentre.com. Tickets start at just $10.