Proud American Hockey League Affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks

Our Town Or Team
Buy Tickets



By: Eric Mueller
12/19/2016 3:20 PM -

Bacon Bits:
-The Rockford IceHogs snapped their franchise record-tying nine-game winless streak with a 4-2 victory vs. Manitoba Saturday. The Hogs then downed Chicago, 4-3, in a shootout Sunday for their first set of back-to-back victories since Nov. 16-19.

-Rockford went 0-5-1-3 during its nine-game winless streak to match the all-time record from an 0-9-0 skid during UHL affiliation in 2001.

-Captain Jake Dowell (299 games) is currently tied with Evan Brophey (2007-11) for the IceHogs' franchise record in games played. Dowell, at 299 games, is set to break the record and become Rockford's first 300-game skater this Wednesday (Dec. 21) vs. Chicago.

-Spencer Abbott netted his third shootout goal of the season Sunday and is now tied for second in the AHL in that category.

-Tanner Kero leads all Rockford skaters with 13 points (4G, 9A) in the last 14 games. He is currently tied for the team lead in both goals (6G) and points (18pts) on the season.

-Goaltender Mac Carruth has won back-to-back starts since snapping his personal seven-game winless streak during Saturday's win vs. Manitoba. Carruth has combined for 53 saves over those two victories.

-The IceHogs have fired 30+ shots in seven straight games and currently rank fourth in the AHL in shots per game (32.52 shots/game, 878 total shots).

-Forward Kyle Baun produced his first three-point game of his professional career Sunday, notching a goal, two assists and a +2 plus/minus rating at Chicago. Baun leads the IceHogs with an even plus/minus rating on the season and is +4 over his last five games.

-Sunday’s comeback, shootout victory was the first time since March 18, 2015 that Rockford had won a game after trailing two periods.

Upcoming Games:
Wednesday, December 21 vs. Chicago Wolves: Puck drop is scheduled for 7 p.m. The IceHogs (9-13-2-3) welcome the Chicago Wolves (13-10-3-2) for the sixth Illinois Lottery Cup meeting of the 2016-17 campaign. Rockford trails Chicago in the season series, 2-3, but earned a shootout win on Sunday. The first 1,500 fans to enter the arena will receive an IceHogs Bomber Hat, compliments of Pepsi. It’s also a Winning Weekday presented by Fas Fuel. After every IceHogs home win on a weekday (Monday-Thursday), all fans in attendance can redeem their game ticket for a FREE ticket of equal or lesser value to the next weekday game. Also, one lucky fan in attendance will WIN a $50 gas card courtesy of Fas Fuel. It is also WXRX Dollar Days where fans can take advantage of $2 beers, soft drinks, hot dogs and companion tickets.    

Bud Light Monthly Monday Hog Talk At Vintage 501:
Bud Light Hog Talk’s fourth segment at Vintage 501 will be Jan. 2 from 6-7 p.m. The fourth show will feature two IceHogs players and head coach Ted Dent. Vintage 501 is located in downtown Rockford at 501 E. State St. Fans can join broadcaster Bob Mills and Kevin Peters from 6-7 p.m. on the first Monday of every month throughout the season as the duo chats with IceHogs players, coaches and front office members. For those unable to attend the show in-person, Monday’s show will be streaming live on “Bud Light Hog Talk” will also be available on following the live show. Fans can access the podcast through the “Audio Highlights” link in the “Multimedia” menu.

The IceHogs Broadcasting Network:
Catch every IceHogs game, home and road, in 2016-17 on WIFR’s “Justice Network” on 23.3. The games can also be viewed on Comcast Cable channel 434, Charter Cable channel 194, Dish Network channel 252 or Mediacom 102 in the Rockford market and online through Every TV broadcast will start with “IceHogs Warm Up” 30 minutes prior to puck drop. Fans can also listen to the action for free at and A select number of games will be aired on Sports Fan 1330 AM throughout the season. For a complete listing of TV stations carrying IceHogs games, visit, and for the complete schedule of radio broadcasts, visit

Tickets On Sale for 2016-2017!
IceHogs individual game tickets are now on sale! Call (815) 968-5222 to reserve your seats for any IceHogs regular season game during the 2016-17 season. Tickets can also be purchased online at, in person at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office in downtown Rockford or at any Ticketmaster outlet, including Walmart.


Search Archive »

Browse by Month »

January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010

December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
December 0200