Article By: Mike Peck
02/23/2009 1:24 PM -
Rockford to play the next four away from the MetroCentre
Hot Hog Week 20:
Rockford’s team captain Tim Brent scored five of Rockford’s eight goals in three games during Week 20 and figured in seven of them overall. Brent opened the week with two goals and an assist in Rockford’s 4-3 loss against San Antonio. Brent then notched his first hat-trick of the season on Thursday with an assist in Rockford’s 4-1 win at Milwaukee. The centerman also posted a +4 plus/minus rating for the week.
Wednesday, Feb. 25 at Peoria Rivermen. The game starts at 7 p.m. Rockford opens up a four-game road swing on Wednesday against the Rivermen at Carver Arena. The game is the fourth of five on the season in Peoria with the Rivermen and eighth of 10 overall on the season.
Friday, Feb. 27 at Houston Aeros. The puck drops at 7:35 p.m. Rockford heads south to Texas for the first time this season when they battle the Aeros at the Toyota Center. The game is the first of three in Houston on the season and third of six between the West Division foes.
Saturday, Feb. 28 at San Antonio Rampage. Game time is slated for 7 p.m. After three straight home games against San Antonio, the IceHogs travel to the AT&T Center for a road tilt with the Rampage. The game is the first of three in San Antonio on the season between the IceHogs and Rampage.
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 Jim Stone 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 Joe Fallon and defenseman Joe Charlebois 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.