Article By: Nate Haeni
11/10/2010 3:32 PM -
Rockford, Ill. – The Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League are teaming up with the Rockford Park District and the Junior IceHogs Youth Hockey program again in 2010-11.
Players and coaches from the 2010-11 IceHogs squad will make appearances throughout the season at Junior IceHogs practices at Riverview Ice House and Carlson Ice Arena. The players will help out at practice, working with the kids and running drills.
In 2009-10, IceHogs players, coaches and staff made 67 visits throughout the Rockford community to youth hockey practices, schools and hospitals.
For more information about the IceHogs involvement with the Junior IceHogs, visit icehogs.com/schedule/community.
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