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By: Kate Munson
10/17/2011 9:13 AM - Week 2 Recap: The Rockford IceHogs made their annual trek to Abbotsford, British Columbia to take on the Heat in Week 2. After surrendering a two goal lead on Friday, Rockford regrouped for a victory on Sunday, moving to 3-1-0-0 on the season. The IceHogs return to Illinois in Week 3 to face the Chicago Wolves. On Friday, Rockford faces the divisional rival Wolves in Chicago for the first of 12 meetings. Saturday’s contest features the Wolves in Rockford for an Illinois Lottery Cup Series tilt.

Week 2 Results                       
Friday, Oct. 14: Rockford 3 at Abbotsford 4                             
Sunday, Oct. 16: Rockford 3 at Abbotsford 2                           

Week 3 Schedule
Friday, Oct. 21 at Chicago, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. Chicago, 7:05 p.m.

Bacon Bits

Rockford recorded a franchise record low with 13-shots on goal in their 3-2 win at Abbotsford on Sunday

Just six different players recorded a shot on goal in the win

The previous franchise low was 16, set in the UHL era, while the AHL low mark was 17, set twice (4/6/10 at Houston, 3-1 win and 11/2/07 vs. San Antonio, 2-3 SOL)

The IceHogs have yet to outshoot an opponent this season and are 3-0-0-0 when they are outshot

Alec Richards became the first IceHogs goalie in franchise history to face penalty shots in back-to-back games when Abbotsford was awarded penalty shots on both Friday and Sunday

Richards’ last penalty shot came against Alexander Giroux on Dec. 11, 2010. Including this weekend’s two penalty attempts, Richards is perfect on three career opportunities

The two penalty shots were just the ninth and tenth penalty shots that the IceHogs have faced in 13 seasons

After allowing the first two penalty shots to go in, IceHogs’ goalies have stopped eight straight penalty shot attempts

Center Brett McLean has recorded an assist in all four of Rockford’s contests this season

Jeremy Morin notched goals in each of his first two games since suffering a concussion on Jan. 15

Nine different skaters tallied points in the IceHogs 3-2 win at Abbotsford on Sunday

Brandon Segal notched his second game-winning goal of the season on Sunday

Rockford has led all four games this season after two periods by one goal and the opponent has tied the game all four times

Ben Youds chipped in his first pro point on Sunday with an assist

Brian Connelly extended his point streak to three games (5a), posting an assist Friday night and another Sunday. His longest professional career point streak is five games, recorded Nov. 14, 2009 to Nov. 28, 2009.

Hot Hog: Week 2:

Jeremy Morin Left Wing
In his first games returning to the ice after suffering a concussion on Jan. 15, forward Jeremy Morin notched goals in back-to-back games for the IceHogs in Week 2. On just his second shift of the game on Friday, Morin picked up a Chris DiDomenico pass and slipped the puck to the back of the net to give the IceHogs an early advantage. Two days later, Morin opened up the game with his second goal of the season in the IceHogs 3-2 win over Abbotsford on Sunday.

Upcoming Games:
Friday, Oct. 21 at Chicago Wolves: The puck gets on the ice at 7:30 p.m. Rockford faces Chicago for the first of 12 meetings between the divisional rivals during the 2011-12 regular season.

Saturday, Oct. 22 vs Chicago Wolves: Game time is 7:05 p.m. The IceHogs return to the BMO Harris Bank Center for an Illinois Lottery Cup Series tilt with the Wolves.  Fans can purchase a special family four pack for $49 that includes four tickets, four Culvers concrete mixers and four tickets to the Discovery Center’s “Peanuts….Naturally” exhibit. The four pack can be purchased at the BMO Harris Bank Box Office, Discovery Center or at any Rockford area Culver’s locations. Larger groups can call (815) 847-6399, and each fan will receive a water bottle and hat (groups of 15 or more).

Illinois Lottery Cup Series Standings

Teams       Record    Points
Chicago     0-0-0-0     0
Peoria        0-1-0-0     0
Rockford   1-0-0-0      2

Rockford vs. Peoria       1-0-0-0
Rockford vs. Chicago    0-0-0-0

Rockford Next Illinois Lottery Cup Game:
Oct. 22 vs. Chicago

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