ROCKFORD, Ill. – The American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs today announced their promotional schedule for the upcoming 2018-19 season.
The promo schedule kicks off with the home opener on Saturday, Oct. 13, as the first 4,000 fans receive a free IceHogs calendar, courtesy of Impact Networking. The IceHogs will take on playoff rival, the Texas Stars, at 6 p.m. to begin the home portion of their 2018-19 schedule.
The following is the full promotional schedule for the 2018-19 regular season. Promotions, quantities, dates and times are all subject to change:
|Sat. Oct. 13||6 p.m.||Texas||Calendar Giveaway (4,000)/Opening Night|
|Sun. Oct. 14||4 p.m.||Hershey||Princess and Pirates Night/Postgame Skate with Hogs|
|Wed. Oct. 24||7 p.m.||San Antonio||Winning Weekday/Two-Dollar Dog Night|
|Sat. Oct. 27||6 p.m.||Cleveland||Magnet Schedule Giveaway (2,500)|
|Sun. Oct. 28||4 p.m.||Manitoba||Halloween Night/Postgame Trick-or-Treating|
|Sat. Nov. 3||6 p.m.||Iowa||Military Appreciation Night/Baseball Hat Giveaway (2,500)|
|Wed. Nov. 7||10:30 a.m.||Iowa||School Day Game|
|Fri. Nov. 23||7 p.m.||Chicago||Hockey Fights Cancer Night|
|Sat. Dec. 1||6 p.m.||Milwaukee||Teddy Bear Toss|
|Sun. Dec. 2||4 p.m.||San Antonio||Winter Hat Giveaway (1,500)/Postgame Pictures|
|Fri. Dec. 7||7 p.m.||Grand Rapids|
|Sat. Dec. 8||6 p.m.||Chicago||Girl Scout Night|
|Sat. Dec. 15||6 p.m.||Texas||Tobbagen Hat Giveaway (1,500)|
|Sun. Dec. 16||5 p.m.||Grand Rapids|
|Wed. Dec. 19||7 p.m.||Milwaukee||Winning Weekday/Two-Dollar Dog Night|
|Fri. Dec. 28||7 p.m.||Chicago||Youth Jersey Night (1,000 for fans 14 and under)|
|Wed. Jan. 2||7 p.m.||Milwaukee||Winning Weekday/Two-Dollar Dog Night|
|Sun. Jan. 6||4 p.m.||Iowa||Player Card Giveaway (2,500)/Postgame Skate with Hogs|
|Fri. Jan. 18||7 p.m.||Grand Rapids||Fleece Blanket Giveaway (2,500)|
|Fri. Jan. 25||7 p.m.||Iowa||T-shirt Giveaway (2,500)|
|Sat. Jan. 26||6 p.m.||Manitoba||Autism Awareness Night|
|Fri. Feb. 1||7 p.m.||Chicago|
|Wed. Feb. 6||7 p.m.||Wilkes-Barre||Winning Weekday/Two-Dollar Dog Night|
|Fri. Feb. 8||7 p.m.||Tuscon||Grill Brush Giveaway (1,000 for fans 21 and up)|
|Sat. Feb. 9||6 p.m.||Tuscon|
|Tue. Feb. 12||7 p.m.||Texas||Winning Weekday|
|Sat. Feb. 16||6 p.m.||Iowa||Super Hero Night/Bobblehead Giveaway (2,500)|
|Sun. Feb. 17||4 p.m.||San Antonio||20th Anniversary Poster Giveaway (2,500)/Postgame Skate with Hogs|
|Fri. Mar. 1||7 p.m.||Grand Rapids||Country Night/Bandana Giveaway (1,500)|
|Sat. Mar. 16||6 p.m.||Cleveland||Dino Night/Jane T-Rex Bobblehead Giveaway (2,500)|
|Sun. Mar. 17||4 p.m.||Texas||St. Patrick's Day|
|Wed. Mar. 20||7 p.m.||Chicago||Winning Weekday/Two-Dollar Dog Day|
|Sat. Mar. 23||6 p.m.||Milwaukee|
|Wed. Mar. 27||7 p.m.||Milwaukee||Winning Weekday/Two-Dollar Dog Day|
|Sat. Mar. 30||6 p.m.||Grand Rapids||Pucks & Paws/Dog Leash Giveaway (1,500)|
|Sun. Mar. 31||4 p.m.||Chicago||Jersey Auction Night|
|Tue. Apr. 2||7 p.m.||San Antonio||Winning Weekday|
|Sun. Apr. 14||6 p.m.||Milwaukee||Fan Appreciation Night/Team Photo Giveaway/Postgame Jerseys Off The Back|
The season-long promotions for 2018-19 are as follows:
SKATE WITH THE HOGS: Fans can join their favorite players on the BMO Harris Bank Center ice following three select games: Oct. 14 vs. Hershey, Jan. 6 vs. Iowa, and Feb. 17 vs. San Antonio. Fans will need to provide their own skates, as rentals are unavailable.
FAS FUEL WINNING WEEKDAYS: After every IceHogs home win during a Tuesday or Wednesday game, all fans in attendance can redeem their game ticket for a FREE ticket of equal or lesser value to the next weekday home game. In addition, one lucky fan will win a $50 Fas Fuel/ Fas Mart gift card.
$2 DOG DAYS: In addition to Fas Fuel Winning Weekdays, every Wednesday home game during the 2018-19 season will be a $2 Dog Day. As part of this new promotion, for an additional $2, fans can bring their dog to the BMO Harris Bank Center to enjoy IceHogs hockey. Proceeds from the dog admission will benefit local animal shelters. Hot dogs will also be available for purchase from concessions for just $2 during Wednesday home games.
BLUES FLAME FRIDAYS PREGAME PARTY: Every Friday night home game offers fans the opportunity to enjoy live music, courtesy of the Crossroads Blues Society. Fans are invited to this pregame party which includes live music and exclusive drink specials. The pregame party will begin at 6 p.m. prior to each Friday home game during the 2018-19 season. As part of the festivities, Budweiser cans will be available for purchase for just $2 throughout the evening on Friday.
ME + 3: Fans can purchase three tickets for any IceHogs home game and receive the fourth ticket free. The package is available exclusively online through Ticketmaster.
Season Tickets for 2018-19 on Sale Now:
Don’t miss a moment of the action by reserving your seats for the IceHogs’ 20th season of professional hockey in Rockford and 12th as the top AHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks. The IceHogs’ home opener is set for Oct. 13 and ticket packages begin as low as $105 for a seven-game mini pack. Please contact us at (815) 847-6399 or visit icehogs.com to claim your spots for this upcoming season.