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DAY ONE OF TRAINING CAMP BEGINS IN ROCKFORD

Photo by Todd Reicher
10/02/2016 10:00 AM

Article By: Holly Sias

Rockford, Ill. – The Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League open up training camp for their 18th season of professional hockey in Rockford, and tenth in the AHL as the top affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks today at the BMO Harris Bank Center.

Rockford’s training camp begins today as players are scheduled to take the ice at 1 p.m. Two preseason games will take place during the upcoming week. In the first contest, fans are offered free admission to cheer on the IceHogs against the Chicago Wolves at 7 p.m. at the BMO. For more details on the free admission to the IceHogs game, click here. The following night, the IceHogs will travel to Milwaukee to take on the Admirals at the Kern Center at 7 p.m.

The Season Ticket Holder Pickup Party is Wednesday, Oct. 5 from 6-8 p.m. Season Ticket Holders will be able to pick up their Season Ticket Holder Card at this time. Individuals unable to pick up their season tickets at the Pickup Party may pick them up at the Season Ticket Holder entrance prior to the preseason game.

The following is the IceHogs Training Camp Schedule:

Date Event Time
Sunday, Oct. 2 Practice 1 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 3 Practice 11 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 4 Practice 11 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 5

Practice

Season Ticket Holder Pickup Party

(BMO Harris Bank Center)

11 a.m.

6-8 p.m.
 

Thursday, Oct. 6

Pregame Skate

Preseason Game vs. Chicago Wolves

(BMO Harris Bank Center)
 

10:15 a.m.

7 p.m.
 

Friday, Oct. 7

Pregame Skate

Preseason game at Milwaukee Admirals
 

(Kern Center)

10:15 a.m.

7 p.m.
 

Saturday, Oct. 8 Team Workout 10 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 9 OFF DAY  
Monday, Oct. 10 Practice 11 a.m.

Regular Season Home Opener: Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. Milwaukee at 7 p.m. The IceHogs open their 18th season of professional hockey at the BMO with the first home game of the 2016-17 season. The first 5,000 fans to enter the arena will receive an IceHogs calendar compliments of BMO Harris Bank. For tickets visit IceHogs.com or call (815) 968-5222.