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Rockford, Ill. – The first edition of Bud Light Hog Talk at Vintage @ 501 for the 2017-18 gets underway tonight, Monday, Nov. 6, at 6 p.m. Fans are invited to come out to Vintage 501 (501 E. State St.) to enjoy delicious food and drinks and have a chance to win IceHogs prizes.

The popular talk show is broadcast live from Vintage @ 501 in downtown Rockford once a month from 6-7 p.m. Tonight's show (Oct. 9) marks the first of the season and features forwards Matthew Highmore and Alexandre Fortin.

Once a month, from October through April, IceHogs broadcasters Mike Peck and Brittany Toolis help fans get to know players and coaches, review the previous week’s games and look ahead to the upcoming game schedule during Hog Talk. Coaches and players are subject to change without notice.

The live show is a great chance for fans to meet the players and coaches, ask questions, sign up to win IceHogs prizes and enjoy some great food and drink specials at Vintage 501 in downtown Rockford.

Hog Talk is scheduled for the following dates:
Monday, Dec. 4
Monday, Jan. 1
Monday, Feb. 5
Monday, March 5

Monday, April 2

For those unable to attend the show in person, the broadcast will be available streaming live here, courtesy of Sportsfan Radio 1330, and will be availabile through later in the month.

Next Home Game: The Rockford IceHogs return to action at the BMO Harris Bank Center for the 2017-18 Home Opener on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m. The Hogs will take on the Iowa Wild and the first 4,000 fans in attendance will receive a free IceHogs calendar, courtesy of Impact Networking. Tickets can be purchased at, by calling (815) 968-5222 or in-person at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office.