01/12/2009 2:33 PM
Article By: Mike Peck
Rockford skates six game point streak into Week 15
Week 15 Schedule
Hot Hog Week 14:
Corey Crawford helped backstop the IceHogs to a 2-0-0-1 week during Week 14 of the 2008-09 AHL regular season. Crawford began the week by helping the Hogs comeback against Grand Rapids on the road on Wednesday. Down 4-2 when he entered the game, Crawford kept Rockford in the contest after turning away 37 of 38 Griffins shots in a shootout loss. On Friday, Crawford blocked 34 of 35 Chicago Wolves shots to earn his 100th career AHL win and then followed that up with a 24 save shutout, his first blanking of the season, over the Toronto Marlies on Saturday.
Tuesday, Jan. 13 vs. San Antonio Rampage. Game time is slated for 7:05 p.m. The Rampage come to town in a game rescheduled from Feb. 21. All fans can at the game can register to win a pair of Toby Keith concert tickets or Blackhawks tickets to an upcoming game.
Friday, Jan. 16 vs. Chicago Wolves. The puck drops at 7:30 p.m. For the final time this season, the Wolves come to Rockford. The first 1,000 fans 21-and older to the game on Friday will pick up an IceHogs Jersey Koozie presented by Bud Light and the Eagle 96.7 FM.
Saturday, Jan. 17 vs. Grand Rapids Griffins. The game begins at 7:05 p.m. Rockford welcomes the Griffins to the MetroCentre for the first of two straight meetings in Rockford. The first 2,000 fans to the game on Saturday will get an IceHogs Fleece Blanket courtesy of Lonnie’s Carpet Max.
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 $6, 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.
Hog Talk Returns Tonight At Cousin’s Bar and Grill:
Bud Light Hog Talk returns tonight at Cousin’s Bar and Grill. Join Jim Stone from 6-7 p.m. at Cousin’s as he chats IceHogs hockey with Hogs Head Coach Bill Peters. Tonight’s show will also feature new winger Adam Pineault and defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson. Stop out to Cousin’s, located on the corner of East State St. and Perryville in Rockford, 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.
Where to Watch the IceHogs:
IceHogs fans can now catch every IceHogs regular season game live on TV! Every IceHogs home game during the 2008-09 season can be viewed on Comcast Cable Channel-57. When the IceHogs are on the road log onto the IceHogs official team Web site, www.icehogs.com, and watch the IceHogs through AHL Live for just $6. Fans can also stop out to the Sports Page, located on Broadway near Alpine Road in Rockford, and watch the IceHogs when the team is on the road.
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 2008-09 season. Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Rockford MetroCentre Box Office in downtown Rockford, at Hogs Headquarters inside Cherryvale Mall or on the Web at www.metrocentre.com. Tickets start at just $10.