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12/29/2010 2:00 AM - Fans can meet Jack Skille, Jake Dowell and Corey Crawford

Rockford, Ill.- The Rockford IceHogs announced details for Chicago Blackhawks Day presented by the Rockford Register Star. The IceHogs will host Blackhawks Day Jan. 17 at the Rockford MetroCentre when they take on the San Antonio Rampage at 3:05 p.m.

Fans will have an opportunity to meet Blackhawks forwards Jack Skille and Jake Dowell along with goalie Corey Crawford. The players will be at the game signing autographs when the doors open at 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. and also during the first intermission of the game.

For tickets to the game, call (815) 968-5222, on-line at or at the MetroCentre Box Office.

The ticket to the game does not guarantee an autograph from the players. Due to high demand, no pictures will be allowed with the players but patrons can take photos while standing in line. Also, a strict one item per person policy will be in effect to allow as many people as possible to meet with the Blackhawks stars.

Fans are encouraged to bring their ice skates as they can get on the MetroCentre ice following the game to skate with the current IceHogs. Patrons without skates can go to the endzone area as well to get autographs and meet the current IceHogs players.

The IceHogs will be hosting a silent auction during the game with proceeds benefiting the IceHogs Charitable Foundation and Blackhawks Charities. The Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Bears, Rockford IceHogs and other organizations will be donating prizes for the event.

For more information about Blackhawks Day, call 815-986-6465.

Next Home Game: Thursday, Dec. 30 vs. Houston Aeros: The game starts at 6:35 p.m. Houston makes their first visit to the MetroCentre in 2010-11 in the third overall match up between the two clubs. Thursday is WIFR Sell Out Night.  WIFR, Channel-23 in Rockford has bought the remaining tickets for the game and there are no tickets available for the game.