ROCKFORD, Ill. – The Rockford IceHogs return to the BMO Harris Bank Center to kick off their home schedule for the 2018-19 regular season. This weekend’s home games feature an IceHogs calendar giveaway on Saturday, Oct. 13, courtesy of Impact Networking, and Princess and Pirates night, courtesy of Princess Party Chicago Inc., on Sunday, Oct. 14.
SATURDAY, OCT. 13 vs. TEXAS STARS
Time: Puck drop is at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m.
Home Opener: Saturday’s game is fans’ first chance to see the 2018-19 IceHogs squad in action at the BMO Harris Bank Center. The contest is a rematch of the 2018 Western Conference Finals in which Texas and Rockford battled to a Game 6 before the Stars ultimately eliminated the IceHogs from the postseason.
Calendar Giveaway: The first 4,000 fans in attendance to the IceHogs home opener will receive a free IceHogs calendar, courtesy of Impact Networking.
SUNDAY, OCT. 14 vs. HERSHEY BEARS
Time: Puck drop is at 4 p.m. Doors open at 3 p.m.
Princess & Pirates Night: Fans are invited to dress as their favorite princess or pirate character for the IceHogs’ second annual Princess and Pirates Night. Several princesses will be on-hand to meet fans on the concourse throughout the afternoon’s game, and the IceHogs will be crowning its own Little Miss IceHog during the third period Sunday.
Postgame Skate with the Hogs: Those in attendance can join their favorite IceHogs players for a skate on the BMO Harris Bank Center ice immediately following the conclusion of the game. Fans must provide their own skates, as rentals are not available.
NOTE: Fans can line up for the postgame skate at the top of section 101 or at the VIP doors in the main lobby after the game.
Tickets: Tickets can be purchased at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office or any Ticketmaster location, by phone (815 968-5222) or online at IceHogs.com.
Broadcast: Fans can tune in to all the action on WIFR’s 23.2 Antenna TV or Dish Network Channel 252, beginning with IceHogs Warmup 30 minutes prior to puck drop. IceHogs fans can also listen to the game at sportsfanradio1330.com or Facebook.com/RockfordIceHogs, or watch live at Watchtheahl.com (subscription required). Fans can also follow in-game updates via the IceHogs’ Twitter, @goicehogs.
Clear-Bag Policy: The BMO Harris Bank Center will be enforcing its game-day, clear-bag policy. For details on the policy, CLICK HERE.