09/22/2015 1:50 PM
Rockford, Ill.- Chicago Blackhawks General Manager of Minor League Affiliations Mark Bernard announced the 2015 training camp schedule and roster for the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League. The IceHogs 17th overall season of professional hockey in Rockford, and ninth in the AHL as the top affiliate of the Blackhawks, gets underway on Sunday, Sept. 27 at the BMO Harris Bank Center.
The camp invitees include four forwards, three defensemen and one goalie, who are all under contract with Rockford's ECHL affiliate, the Indy Fuel. The forwards are Josh Brittain, Peter Schneider, Kyle Stroh and Casey Thrush. The three defensemen are Patrick Koudys, Ben Marshall and Kevin Quick, along with goalie Shane Owen. Defenseman Josh McFadden will also join the Hogs' training camp as a free agent invitee.
The IceHogs training camp slate features two preseason contests. Rockford hosts the Chicago Wolves on Thursday, Oct. 1 at the BMO Harris Bank Center at 7 p.m. and travels to Milwaukee on Friday, Oct. 2 to take on the Admirals at the Kern Center on the campus of the Milwaukee School of Engineering at 7 p.m.
Next Home Game: Friday, Oct. 17 vs. Texas Stars. The IceHogs open their 17th season at the BMO against Texas at 7 p.m., and the first 5,000 fans to the game will get an IceHogs calendar courtesy of Mulligan’s. For tickets visit IceHogs.com or call (815) 968-5222.