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03/08/2011 9:30 AM

Article By: Mike Peck

Hamilton, Ont.- The Rockford IceHogs, in conjunction with the American Hockey League, announced their 2011 Clear Day Roster. Each AHL team has 22-players on their Clear Day Roster.

Rockford’s roster consists of 12 forwards, eight defenseman and two goalies.

The forwards include Kyle Beach, Brandon Bollig, Evan Brophey, Kyle Hagel, Rob Klinkhammer, Peter LeBlanc, Igor Makarov, Jeremy Morin, Mathis Olimb, Brandon Pirri, Ben Smith and Jeff Taffe.

Rockford’s eight defenseman on the clear day are Wade Brookbank, Brian Connelly, Jassen Cullimore, Garnet Exelby, Shawn Lalonde, Dylan Olsen, Ryan Stanton and Ivan Vishnevskiy.

The IceHogs goalie tandem of Alec Richards and Hannu Toivonen are also on the list.

Next Home Game: Sunday, March 13, vs. Chicago Wolves. Puck drop is at 4:05 p.m. It’s the IceHogs 12th Annual Jersey Auction game. The Hogs will be wearing special jerseys commemorating first responders. After the game, the jerseys will be auctioned off to fans. Also, the first 2,500 fans to the game will receive a Jersey Auction T-Shirt compliments of WXRX.