10/14/2015 3:58 PM
Photo by Greg Hamil
Article By: Kristen Wooten
Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015 vs. Texas Stars
Time: 7 p.m. at the BMO Harris Bank Center (doors open at 6 p.m.).
Tickets: At the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office or any Ticketmaster location, by phone (815 968-5222) or online at www.icehogs.com.
Giveaway: The first 5,000 fans in attendance will receive a 2015-16 calendar featuring former IceHogs players to win the Stanley Cup, courtesy of Mulligan's Pub and Grill.
Matchup: The IceHogs open the home portion of the season with back-to-back contests against the Texas Stars, after splitting the first weekend of regular season play with one win and one loss. This will be the first time the team has faced the Stars since sweeping them in the first round of the 2015 Calder Cup Playoffs.
Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015 vs. Texas Stars
Time: 4 p.m. at the BMO Harris Bank Center (doors open at 2:45 p.m.).
Tickets: At the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office of any Ticketmaster location, by phone (815 968-5222) or online at www.icehogs.com.
Eddie Olczyk Night: The IceHogs will host Eddie Olcyzk Night presented by Pepsi. “Eddie O” will drop the puck after signing autographs prior to the game until the start of the pregame festivities, and will return to sign during the first intermission. The first 250 fans in attendance will receive a wristband, and only fans with wristbands will be eligible to get an autograph.
Skate with the Hogs: Following the game with Texas, fans can take the ice at the BMO Harris Bank Center for a post-game “Skate with the Hogs.” The IceHogs players will join fans out on the ice for those who brought skates to the game, while some players will be in the concourse near section 123 to sign autographs for those without skates. Fans are encouraged to bring their own skates into the game. Skates will not be available for rent.
Family 4 Pack: Every Sunday game, fans can get a Family 4 Pack, which includes 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs, and 4 sodas, for just $59. Call 815-968-5222 to order.
All games are broadcast locally live on WIFR’s Justice Network on 23.3, and online through AHLLive.com. Fans can also listen for free at WXRX.com. Follow along on Twitter (@goIceHogs) for live updates throughout the game.