Proud American Hockey League Affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks

Our Town Or Team
Buy Tickets

IceHogs News


By: Mike Peck
Photo by Ross Dettman
First Texas road trip slated for Week 15

Week 14 Recap:
Close, but not close enough for the Rockford IceHogs in Week 14. The IceHogs dropped all four contests (0-3-0-1) during the final week in 2011, including the last three games by a combined four goals. Saturday’s game began a season-long seven-game road swing that brings Rockford to Texas for the first time in 2011-12 to face the Houston Aeros and Texas Stars in Week 15.

Week 14 Results                       
Monday, Dec. 26: Rockford 3 at Milwaukee 7           
Thursday, Dec. 29: Rockford 3 at Chicago 5           
Friday, Dec. 30: Charlotte 4 vs. Rockford 3 SO           
Saturday, Dec. 31 Rockford 2 at Peoria 3
Week 15 Schedule
Friday, Jan. 6 at Houston, 7:35 p.m.
Saturday., Jan. 7 at Texas, 7 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 8 at Texas, 5 p.m.
Bacon Bits:
    The IceHogs have dropped a season-high five-straight games (0-4-0-1), including all four during Week 14 (0-3-0-1)

    Rockford has lost seven-straight road games (0-5-0-2) dating back to Nov. 20

    Brian Connelly appeared in his 200th career professional game on Saturday, all with Rockford, becoming the fourth different IceHogs skater in the modern era to play in 200 games with the team

    Connelly is one assist shy of tying the franchise record for most career helpers with the IceHogs

    The third-year defenseman has points in four-straight games (1g-3a) and seven of eight overall (2g-6a)

    Jeff DaCosta is the current record holder for career assists as he accumulated 100 assists from 2000-2003 during the IceHogs UHL era
    Rookie winger Andrew Shaw totaled a team-high eight goals in December and added an assist for nine overall points in the month
    The IceHogs racked up a single-game season-high 59 penalty minutes on Saturday in Peoria

    The IceHogs and Rivermen also set a single-game season high with 102 combined PIMs

    Winger Jeremy Morin has points in seven of his last eight games, totaling 1g-8a-pts

    In those eight games, Morin has also accumulated 45 PIMs

    Saturday’s game in Peoria started a season-long seven-game road swing that runs through Saturday, Jan. 14 in San Antonio

    Rockford has scored just two goals in the first period over their past five games, both on Friday against Charlotte
    Rockford has had seven different skaters play for both the IceHogs and Toledo Walleye (ECHL) this season

    The IceHogs have lost three-straight shootouts, getting outscored 7-1 over that time period in the extra frame

Hot Hog: Week 14:
Andrew Shaw  Center
Rookie center Andrew Shaw had three goals and an assist during Week 14 to close out an impressive December for the rookie center. After getting held off of the score sheet on Monday in Milwaukee, Shaw tallied his third two-goal game of the month on Thursday in Chicago in Rockford’s 5-3 loss to the Wolves. On Friday, the Belleville, Ont. native tallied his 13th goal of the season in Rockford’s 4-3 shootout loss to Oklahoma City and then marked an assist on Saturday in a 3-2 loss at Peoria. Shaw totaled 8g-1a-9pts in December.

Upcoming Games:
Friday, Jan. 6 at Houston Aeros: The puck drops at 7:35 p.m. The IceHogs head to Texas for the first time this season for their first matchup of the campaign with the Aeros. The game is the first of four overall on the year between the two two clubs with two tilts slated at the Toyota Center.

Saturday, Jan. 7 at Texas Stars: Game time is set for 7 p.m. Rockford’s season-long seven game road swing continues in Cedar Park, Texas against the Stars. The game is the second of four on the season between the two clubs and opens a two-game season set at Cedar Park Center.

Sunday, Jan. 8 at Texas Stars: Face off is slated for 5 p.m. The Lone Star State swing continues against the Stars as the IceHogs meet up with Texas for a second straight day. The game is the second and final contest between the two teams at Cedar Park Center and third of four overall in 2011-12.

Bud Light Hog Talk Tonight At Granite City:
Bud Light Hog Talk makes its weekly appearance tonight at Granite City Food and Brewery from 6-7 p.m. Granite City is located at  7140 Harrison Ave. next to CherryVale Mall. Fans can join Mike Peck from 6-7 p.m. tonight as he chats with IceHogs defenseman Ryan Stanton and goalie Alec Richards along with assistant coach Ben Simon. Take advantage of food and Bud Light specials. If you can't make it to Granite City, tune into 1330-AM WNTA or 100.5-FM NTA.

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 100.5 NTA FM, 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 website ( and click on the “click here to watch the AHL Live” icon, and for just $7 you can catch all of the IceHogs action on your computer.  Also, fans with Comcast Cable television in Rockford can tune in to Channel 57 for all the IceHogs hockey action at the BMO Harris Bank Center this season. All Saturday home games will also be televised on My Network TV digital subchannel 17.2 along with Comcast and Charter Cable channel 16. The broadcast begins with the U.S. Cellular 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.

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 2011-12 season. Tickets can also be purchased in person at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office in downtown Rockford or on the Web at Tickets start at just $7.

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