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Article By: Nate Haeni

03/13/2012 2:29 PM -

Rockford, Ill. – Now that the NCAA men’s basketball tournament bracket has been unveiled, the Rockford IceHogs are challenging fans to a friendly competition.
IceHogs defenseman Joe Lavin and forward Byron Froese are inviting all fans to test their college hoops knowledge.
All takers can join the “Beat the IceHogs” group on and fill out an NCAA tournament bracket.
The bracket with the most points at the end of the tournament will be selected as the grand prize winner and receive a game-worn IceHogs jersey. The second place winner will pick up an IceHogs team signed hockey stick. All fans that manage to beat both Froese and Lavin will be eligible to receive a ticket discount for the Tuesday, April 10th IceHogs game as they host the Charlotte Checkers at the BMO Harris Bank Center.
Upon entry, each person is required to send their bracket name along with their contact information to The contest only applies to the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Only one entry per person. Entries must beat BOTH IceHogs players to receive a prize. “Beat the IceHogs” group information:
Group ID: 165198
Group Password: hammy