Proud American Hockey League Affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks

Buy Tickets

IceHogs News


By: Mike Peck

Five goal scorers lead Hogs to win

Milwaukee, Wis.- Offense had been an offensive word around the Rockford IceHogs over the past two weeks.  Rockford shook out of an offensive slump and broke a six-game winless streak as they knocked off the Milwaukee Admirals 5-2 at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee in a rare Saturday matinee.

Milwaukee notched the game’s first marker just 51-seconds into the contest.  Andreas Thuresson deflected a Cody Franson blast over the shoulder of IceHogs goalie Corey Crawford to put the Admirals on top 1-0.

Rockford countered with a pair of goals to take a 2-1 lead.  Rookie forward Nathan Davis chipped in his third goal of the season at 7:21 to tie the game.  Pete MacArthur picked up his first point in an IceHogs uniform with an assist.  Tim Hambly also chipped in a helper on the goal.

Rob Klinkhammer then gave Rockford a 2-1 lead at 11:57.  Winger Evan Brophey tipped a pass away in the Milwaukee zone right to Klinkhammer who shelved it over the shoulder of Drew MacIntyre from the high slot for his third goal of the season.

In the second period the Admirals tied the contest at 2-2 when Triston Grant beat Crawford for his first of the season, set up by Nick Spaling.

Two early third period goals gave Rockford a 4-2 lead.  Rookie winger Mike Radja tipped in his first career AHL goal at 2:28 of the frame off of a Niklas Hjalmarsson blast to put Rockford up 3-2.  Later in the frame, while on the power play, Jack Skille one-timed his third goal of the season past MacIntyre off of a Tim Brent feed at 6:29.

The IceHogs sealed the game late in the third when Petri Kontiola blasted a Jack Skille pass past MacIntyre to make it 5-2.

Rockford outshot the Admirals 32-31 and Crawford earned the win making 29 saves. The IceHogs went 1-5 on the power play while holding the Admirals to 0-7.

Next Home Game:  Sunday, Nov. 16: Peoria Rivermen vs. Rockford IceHogs at 5:05 p.m. The IceHogs welcome the Peoria Rivermen for their first game at the Rockford MetroCentre in 2008-09.  Join the IceHogs as they celebrate Family Faith Night presented by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans with a special performance by American Idol finalist Chris Sligh.  It’s also a Sunday Fundae with an appearance by Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants thanks to Comcast, U Gotta Jump, Culver’s, the Rockford Public Library, Pepsi and 101 QFL.

Search Archive »

Browse by Year »


Browse by Month »

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