01/10/2019 11:33 AM
Article By: Chris Robinson
ROCKFORD, Ill. – The Rockford IceHogs are inviting fans to a special book signing with Chicago Blackhawks chairman, Rocky Wirtz, and Hall of Fame goaltender, Tony Esposito, for the team’s home game on Friday, Feb. 1 against the Chicago Wolves (7 p.m.) at the BMO Harris Bank Center.
Wirtz and Esposito will be on-hand throughout the evening on Friday, Feb. 1 to promote the release of Wirtz’s book, “The Breakaway: The Inside Story of the Wirtz Family and the Chicago Blackhawks.” The book offers fans a behind-the-scenes look at how Wirtz helped establish the Blackhawks as one of the premier franchises in all of professional sports. “The Breakaway” also features a forward written by Esposito, who has 15 years of first-hand experience in the Blackhawks organization from his standout playing career.
Three meet-and-greet packages are available for the event, and quantities are limited:
VIP PACKAGE: $100
Autograph Session: VIP ticket holders receive early access into the BMO for autographs from 5:30 – 6 p.m.
Ordering Info: VIP packages must be pre-purchased prior to the game on Feb. 1. Packages can be ordered by calling (815) 847-6399, beginning Jan. 15 at 10 a.m.
SEASON TICKET HOLDER PACKAGE: $65
Autograph Session: Season ticket holders will receive access to an exclusive autograph session from 6 – 6:30 p.m.
Ordering Info: Season ticket holders must pre-purchase this $65 package before Feb. 1 to attend the autograph session. Packages can be ordered by calling (815) 847-6399, beginning Jan. 15 at 10 a.m.
GENERAL PACKAGE: $65
Autograph Session: Wirtz and Esposito will be signing autographs for fans who purchase the general package from 6:30 p.m. through the conclusion of first intermission of the IceHogs game on Feb. 1.
Ordering Info: The general package can only be ordered in-person at the IceHogs game on Feb. 1, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Wirtz will only be signing copies of his book, while Esposito will autograph the limited-edition Blackhawks hat. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Chicago Blackhawks Foundation.
For additional information, contact the IceHogs front office at (815) 986-6465.
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