Proud American Hockey League Affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks

Buy Tickets

IceHogs News


By: Mike Peck
Photo by

Hogs finish busy road stretch 4-2-0-1

Toronto, Ont.- Two goal leads in Rockford IceHogs games are becoming a bit of an issue. For the third straight game and for the fourth time in eight contests this season, a team blew a two goal advantage, this time it was the Toronto Marlies in a 3-2 Rockford win at the Ricoh Coliseum.

The win for Rockford completes a stretch of seven of their first eight games on the road and the IceHogs went 4-2-1-0 in those seven outings. Beginning Saturday, Rockford will play eight of their next 11 at the BMO Harris Bank Center.

Toronto struck first on Wednesday with a goal in transition. Spencer Abbott spotted Greg McKegg on the left wing and the forward beat Antti Raanta at 4:18 of the first period for his second goal of the season.

The IceHogs deficit grew to 2-0 in the second period. Carter Ashton cleaned up an Abbott rebound in front of Raanta at 8:23 for his second lamp lighter on the campaign.

After killing off a Marlies power play, Rockford gained some momentum and made it 2-1. Adam Clendening led a 3-on-1 break for the IceHogs and the d-man set Alex Broadhurst up for his second goal of the season at 14:33.

Terry Broadhurst would then tie the game at 2-2. Klas Dahlbeck's pass from the Rockford zone sailed past the Toronto defense, but Garret Ross caught up to it first to prevent an icing and fed Broadhurst streaking to the net and the winger buried his third goal of the season at 17:31.

In the third period, Rockford had an offensive face off and took advantage. Byron Froese won the draw to Jeremy Morin and the winger snapped home his fourth goal of the season past Drew MacIntyre for the eventual game winner at 14:33.

Next Home Game:
Saturday, Oct. 26 vs. Charlotte Checkers at 3 p.m. The first 5,000 fans to the BMO will receive a 2013-14 IceHogs magnet schedule compliments of T6 Broadband. Fans are also invited to come dressed for Halloween as the IceHogs will be hosting a Trick-or-Treat version of "Skate with the Hogs" following the game.

Search Archive »

Browse by Year »


Browse by Month »

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