Rockford, Ill. - The Rockford IceHogs, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks, begin their 16th season of professional hockey on Saturday and the team has announced its roster for Opening Night.
The IceHogs club will consist of 24 players, including 14 forwards, eight defensemen and two goaltenders, when they begin the 2014-15 season against the Milwaukee Admirals on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the BMO Harris Bank Center.
The roster features 13 skaters that suited up for the IceHogs last season, including the team’s top scorer in defenseman Adam Clendening, Rookie of the Year Garret Ross, and Klas Dahlbeck, who was named a co-Best Defenseman along with Clendening.
The complete opening night roster for the IceHogs is listed below:
|16||Cody Bass||28||Mark McNeill|
|25||Alex Broadhurst||23||Joakim Nordstrom|
|27||Matt Carey||12||Dennis Rasmussen|
|18||Phillip Danault||11||Peter Regin|
|24||Ryan Hartman||26||Garret Ross|
|22||Pierre-Cedric Labrie||38||Ryan Schnell|
|14||Drew LeBlanc||21||Teuvo Teravainen|
|7||TJ Brennan||4||Stephen Johns|
|2||Adam Clendening||3||Zach Miskovic|
|10||Klas Dahlbeck||29||Ville Pokka|
|9||Dillon Fournier||8||Viktor Svedberg|
|30||Scott Darling||49||Mike Leighton|
Tickets for Rockford’s opening night at the BMO are still available and can be purchased at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office, online at IceHogs.com, or by calling (815) 968-5222.
The first 5,000 fans into the building on Saturday will receive a 2014-15 IceHogs Calendar, compliments of Stateline Staffing Services.