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05/10/2016 3:07 PM -

Team announces five guaranteed dates

Rockford, Ill. – Mark your calendars! The Rockford IceHogs play their first home game of the 2016-17 season on Saturday, Oct. 22, and have received four additional “Guaranteed Dates” from the American Hockey League. The full 2016-17 schedule, as well as promotions and opponents, will be announced later this summer.

The IceHogs embark on their 18th season of hockey in the Forest City in 2016-17, and the 10th as the primary affiliate of the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks. The five secured dates at the BMO Harris Bank Center include three Saturday night and two Friday night games. Last season, the IceHogs set a franchise record with 11 sellouts, and six of those occurred on Fridays or Saturdays.

The five guaranteed dates are:


Saturday, Oct. 22 - Home Opener
Friday, Nov. 25
Saturday, Dec. 3
Friday, Dec. 30
Saturday, Jan. 28

Fans can purchase group tickets to any of the five announced dates, or full-season or mini-packs by calling (815) 986-6465. Seven-game mini-packs start at $105, and full-season tickets start at $266.

Season Tickets for 2016-17 Now on Sale:
Reserve your seats today for the IceHogs 18th season of professional hockey and tenth as the top AHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks. Call (815) 847-6399 or visit to find a ticket package that fits your needs.