Article By: Chris Etheridge
01/19/2010 11:39 AM -
In Week 17, Hogs face Peoria and Grand Rapids in encore of Week 16
Hot Hog Week 16:
After coming back from injury, IceHogs goalie Corey Crawford has helped backstop the IceHogs back into second place in the AHL’s West Division. Crawford went 2-0-0-1 in Week 16. The Hogs goaltender began the week with a 24-save win over Houston on Wednesday and came back with a 34 save performance in Rockford’s 5-1 win over the Aeros on Friday. On Saturday Crawford helped the IceHogs earn a point with 36 saves in a shootout loss at Peoria.
Friday, Jan. 22 at Peoria Rivermen: The Rockford IceHogs pick up on the other side of the All-Star Break with a trip to Central Illinois to face the Peoria Rivermen for the final time at Carver Arena in 2009-10. The puck drops at 7 p.m. It is the sixth of ten meetings on the season.
Saturday, Jan. 23 vs. Grand Rapids Griffins: The Hogs welcome the Grand Rapids Griffins into the Rockford MetroCentre for a 7:05 p.m. start. The first 2,500 fans will pick up an IceHogs fleece blanket thanks to 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 $7, 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.
No Bud Light Hog Talk Tonight At Cousin’s Bar and Grill:
Bud Light Hog Talk returns after the All-Star Break on Jan. 25. Join WXRX’s Jim Stone from 6-7 p.m. at Cousin’s Bar and Grill as he chats with IceHogs coaches, players and front office staff. Cousin’s is located on the corner of East State St. and Perryville in Rockford. So stop by 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.
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 2009-10 season. Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Rockford MetroCentre Box Office in downtown Rockford, at Hog Headquarters inside Cherryvale Mall or on the Web at www.metrocentre.com. Tickets start at just $10.