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09/24/2009 2:33 PM

Article By: Mike Peck

Coaches show returns to Cousin’s on Mondays from 6-7 p.m.

Rockford, Ill.- The Rockford IceHogs announced on Thursday that the American Hockey League club, along with Bud Light, will host 20 Bud Light Hog Talks at Cousin’s Bar and Grill throughout the 2009-10 season. Bud Light Hog Talk will run from 6-7 p.m. on Monday nights.

This season’s first Bud Light Hog Talk will take place on Monday, Oct. 5, the day after the team returns from their season opener in Peoria.  The show will be hosted by WXRX’s Jim Stone and each week will feature different coaches, players and front office personnel.

After a week off on Monday, Oct. 19, as the team returns home from an eastern road swing through Ohio and Ontario, Bud Light Hog Talk will run every Monday night through Dec. 7.  After a two week break the show resumes on Dec. 28 and will finish out the season with two dates in January, three in February, four in March and a final show on April 12 after the 2009-10 regular season has concluded.

For a complete listing of Hog Talk dates, check out the IceHogs community calendar on the web through

Cousin’s Bar and Grill is located on the corner of East State Street and Perryville Road in Rockford.  Cousin’s will feature different food and Bud Light specials every Monday night for IceHogs fans.  The show will be broadcast live on the IceHogs flagship radio station 1330 AM WNTA.

Fans in attendance will also have an opportunity to register for prizes including IceHogs tickets and merchandise, courtesy of the IceHogs and Bud Light.  For more information about Bud Light Hog Talk, contact the IceHogs office at (815) 986-6465.

Next Regular Season Home Game: Friday, Oct. 16 vs. Chicago Wolves. Game time is 7:05 p.m. After five-straight road tilts to open the 2009-10 regular season the IceHogs return home to face the Wolves.  The first 5,000 fans to the game will pick up an IceHogs wall calendar from Maverick Media and 23 WIFR.