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MEET CURRENT BLACKHAWKS ON JAN. 22

01/09/2012 2:26 PM

Article By: Nate Haeni

Rockford, Ill. – The Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League announced today details for Blackhawks Night on Sunday, Jan. 22 at the BMO Harris Bank Center presented by Taco Bell .

Current Blackhawks Bryan Bickell, Nick Leddy and assistant coach Mike Haviland are expected to be on hand to meet with fans and sign autographs as the IceHogs host the Milwaukee Admirals at 5:05 p.m.

The group will be at the game signing autographs on the main concourse beginning at 4 p.m. until 4:55 p.m. The Blackhawks players will then return to sign autographs and greet fans during the first intermission. To get an autograph, 300 wristbands for each player and coach will be dispersed at each entrance to the arena. Only fans with a wristband will be allowed into the autograph line and the bands will be available on a first come, first serve basis. The doors to the arena will open at 4:05 p.m.

Jim Cornelison will welcome fans to the BMO Harris Bank Center with his rendition of the national anthem before the game and Tommy Hawk will also be in attendance to provide in-game entertainment.

The first 2,500 fans to the game will receive a poster courtesy of BMO Harris Bank.

Fans can purchase tickets for January 22, or any game, by calling 815-968-5222, stopping by the BMO Harris Bank Center box office or logging on to icehogs.com. Groups of 15 or more people receive a minimum of $4 off the face value of the box office price. For more information or to purchase group tickets fans can call the IceHogs office at 815-847-6399.

Next Home Game: Monday, Jan. 16 vs. Texas Stars. Game time is 1:05 p.m. The IceHogs return home for the first time in more than two weeks for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. matinee game to take on the Stars for the second and final time at the BMO Harris Bank Center. The first 1,500 kids 14 and under will pick up an IceHogs Drawstring Bag courtesy of Frito Lay.

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