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ANNUAL TEDDY BEAR TOSS SATURDAY AGAINST LAKE ERIE

12/03/2009 3:42 PM - Hogs giving away white Jersey Bags as well

Rockford, Ill.- The Rockford IceHogs are getting into the Christmas spirit with the annual Teddy Bear Toss on Saturday against the Lake Erie Monsters.

Fans are encouraged to bring new stuffed animals to the game at the Rockford MetroCentre.  The puck drops at 7:05 p.m.

When the IceHogs score their first goal of the game, fans can throw the stuffed animals on to the ice.  Players and IceHogs staff will then distribute the items to Rockford area children’s charities and the local hospitals throughout the rest of the year.

Additionally, the first 2,500 fans at the game will pick up a white Jersey Bag courtesy of Rockford Orthopedic, 23 WIFR and BOB FM.  And Super Fan Cameron Hughes will be in the stands throughout the night, presented by Nicholson Hardware, Rock Valley College, 23 WIFR and BOB FM.

For tickets to the game, visit
metrocentre.com, call (815) 968-5222 or stop by the MetroCentre Box Office or Hog Headquarters at the CherryVale Mall.

On Sunday, the Hogs are offering a Family Four Pack for just $44.  For that price, fans can get four upper concourse tickets to the game against Manitoba, four hot dogs, four drinks and four popcorns.  For ordering information, call the IceHogs ticketing office at (815) 847-6399.

Next Home Game: Saturday, Dec. 5 vs. Lake Erie Monsters: The puck drops at 7:05 p.m.  The first 2,500 fans to the game will get an IceHogs Jersey Bag courtesy of Rockford Orthopedic, BOB FM and 23-WIFR. The game also marks the IceHogs annual Teddy Bear Toss for charity.  IceHogs fans are invited to bring out a new stuffed animal and after the IceHogs score their first goal fans can then throw the stuffed animals onto the ice.  The stuffed animals will get collected and delivered to local charities by IceHogs players and staff members to brighten the holidays for some underprivileged kids.