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ICEHOGS WINLESS IN WEEK 3

By: Kate Munson
Photo by Greg Hamil
10/24/2011 1:07 PM - Week 3 Recap:
The Rockford IceHogs met the Chicago Wolves for the first time this season, falling to their I-90 rivals in both weekend contests. Goalie Alexander Salak made his IceHogs debut in Chicago on Friday, turning away 28 shots in the loss. Rockford didn’t fare much better in Saturday’s Illinois Lottery Cup tilt at the BMO Harris Bank Center, falling to the Wolves 4-1.

Week 3 Results      
                 
Friday, Oct. 21: Rockford 0 at Chicago 2           
Saturday, Oct. 22: Chicago 4 vs. Rockford 1                          

Week 4 Schedule
Tuesday, Oct. 25 vs. Texas, 7:05 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 28 at Peoria, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 29 vs. Peoria, 7:05 p.m.


Bacon Bits

Three games after setting a franchise low with 13 shots on goal, Rockford matched a team AHL-record with 48 shots on Saturday against the Chicago Wolves

In two games against the Wolves, Rockford peppered the goalie combination of Eddie Lack and Matt Climie with 83 shots on goal and scored just one goal

Rockford is 3-0-0-0 when they are outshot in a game and 0-2-0-0 when outshooting their opponent

Through six games in 2011-12 Rockford (3) and their opponents (2) have combined for just five second period goals

Brett McLean had his four-game assist streak end on Friday in Chicago

Defenseman Brian Connelly is tied for first among AHL defensemen with six assists and is second overall in scoring among blueliners

With his assist on Sunday, Connelly moved into fifth on Rockford’s all-time assist list with 80 career helpers

Connelly ranks second among defensemen on the all-time IceHogs assist list behind only Jeff DaCosta

Rockford snapped a power-play drought of 0-17 on Saturday with Philippe Paradis’ third period power play goal

Alexander Salak, Ben Smith and Philippe Paradis all made their 2011-12 debuts on Friday in Chicago against the Wolves
Rockford will play their first three-game week in Week 4

Seven of Rockford’s next 10 games will be played within the Midwest Division


Hot Hog: Week 3:

Philippe Paradis Left Wing
After missing the first two weeks due to injury, rookie winger Philippe Paradis notched a goal in his second game of the young season in Week 3. Paradis scored Rockford’s lone goal on the weekend and the tally was the second of his career after potting a goal at the end of last season in a brief stint with the IceHogs.

Upcoming Games:
Tuesday, Oct. 25 vs Texas Stars: The puck gets on the ice at 7:05 p.m as Rockford takes on Texas at the BMO Harris Bank Center. Tuesday’s contest is the fourth annual WIFR Sell Out night with the station offering free tickets, redeemable by printing the voucher found on WIFR.com.

Friday, Oct. 28 at Peoria Rivermen:
Game time is 7p.m. Rockford returns to Peoria to take on the Rivermen in an Illinois Lottery Cup showdown. The IceHogs defeated the Rivermen 5-3 in Peoria on Oct. 9 when the two teams met for the first time this season. The game is the front end of a home-and-home series with the Rivermen.

Saturday, Oct. 29 vs Peoria Rivermen: The game is slated for 7:05 p.m. Rockford returns to the BMO Harris Bank Center for the second half of a home-and-home weekend series with the Peoria Rivermen. The first 2,500 fans in the doors for the Illinois Lottery Cup tilt will receive an IceHogs baseball hat sponsored by Pepsi.

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 $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 www.theBMOHarrisBankCenter.com.  Tickets start at just $7.


Illinois Lottery Cup Series Standings

Teams       Record    Points
Chicago     1-0-0-0          2
Peoria        0-1-0-0          0
Rockford    1-1-0-0          2

Rockford vs. Peoria       1-0-0-0
Rockford vs. Chicago    0-1-0-0

Rockford Next Illinois Lottery Cup Game:
Oct. 28 at Peoria



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