12/15/2008 12:30 PM
Article By: Jason Chaimovitch
Rockford just two points from division’s top spot
Friday, Dec. 19 vs. Houston Aeros. Game time is slated for 7:30 p.m. Rockford faces off against the Houston Aeros for the first time since eliminating them from last spring’s Calder Cup Playoffs. The game is the front end of back-to-back games with Houston in Rockford. Rock Valley College along with WTVO TV and FOX 39 welcome Super Fan Cameron Hughes back to the MetroCentre.
Saturday, Dec. 20 vs. Houston Aeros. Another West Division showdown starts at 7:05 p..m. The back end of back-to-back contests against the Aeros in Rockford happens on Saturday. The first 2,000 fans to the game will receive an IceHogs Sno-Globe courtesy of the Rockford Park District, BOB FM and WTVO TV.
Sunday, Dec. 21 at Chicago Wolves. The rivalry resumes at 3 p.m. The IceHogs and Wolves meet up for the third time in three weeks for the third of five games at the Allstate Arena on the season. The last two games finished in blowouts and the IceHogs will be looking for their second win of the season in Rosemont.
The IceHogs Broadcasting Network:
Rockford IceHogs fans can catch all of the IceHogs regular and post-season games on the Hogs flagship radio station Rockford’s Voice, WNTA-AM 1330 and 30 regular season games on ESPN Radio 1380-AM, WTJK. Fans can also watch and listen to the Hogs on the World Wide Web with AHL Live! Visit the IceHogs Web site (icehogs.com) and click on the “click here to watch the AHL Live” icon, and for just $6, you can catch all of the IceHogs action on your computer. Also, fans with Comcast Cable television can tune in to Channel 57 for all the IceHogs hockey action this season. The broadcast begins with the Pregame Show 30 minutes before the puck drops. Make sure to give your opinion during the Comcast Post-Game Call-In Show following each game at (815) 874-8255.
Hog Talk Returns Tonight At Cousin’s Bar and Grill:
Bud Light Hog Talk returns tonight at Cousin’s Bar and Grill. Join IceHogs Team President Mark Bernard from 6-7 p.m. at Cousin’s as he chats IceHogs hockey with Hogs Head Coach Bill Peters. Tonight’s show will also feature goalie Corey Crawford and defenseman Jordan Hendry. Stop out to Cousin’s, located on the corner of East State St. and Perryville in Rockford, and take advantage of some great food and Bud Light specials. If you can’t make it out to Cousin’s, tune into 1330 AM, WNTA.
Where to Watch the IceHogs:
IceHogs fans can now catch every IceHogs regular season game live on TV! Every IceHogs home game during the 2008-09 season can be viewed on Comcast Cable Channel-57. When the IceHogs are on the road log onto the IceHogs official team Web site, www.icehogs.com, and watch the IceHogs through AHL Live for just $6. Fans can also stop out to the Sports Page, located on Broadway near Alpine Road in Rockford, and watch the IceHogs when the team is on the road.
Tickets Now On Sale!
IceHogs individual game tickets are now on sale! Call (815) 968-5222 to reserve your seats for any IceHogs regular season game during the 2008-09 season. Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Rockford MetroCentre Box Office in downtown Rockford, at Hogs Headquarters inside Cherryvale Mall or on the Web at www.metrocentre.com. Tickets start at just $10