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IceHogs Back Home for Second Matchup of Home-and-Home Series with Wild

Pregame Preview SATURDAY FEBRUARY 5 2022

Rockford, IL – The Rockford IceHogs are back home for the second matchup of the home-and-series with the Iowa Wild. Puck drop is tonight at 6PM at BMO Harris Bank Center. Tonight is the seventh of 12 meetings between the two clubs this season. The first 1,500 fans receive a FREE IceHogs cooler bag presented by Pepsi! Be sure to arrive early!

IceHogs Game Preview: IceHogs vs. Wild - 2/5/22


Know Before You Go – Join us Tonight at the BMO!
Wear Your Mask - All fans entering the BMO Harris Bank Center over the age of two are required to wear a face mask that completely covers their nose and mouth, except when actively eating or drinking.
Your Phone is Your Ticket - All guests are required to enter IceHogs home games at the BMO Harris Bank Center using a mobile ticket. Be sure to download the IceHogs mobile app, as no printouts or screenshots will be accepted. Download the IceHogs app here!
Leave Your Bags/Purses at Home - The Rockford IceHogs and BMO Harris Bank Center will continue to enforce their clear-bag gameday policy. Clear Back Policy
Cashless Payments Only - Don’t forget the BMO Harris Bank Center is a fully cashless arena; cash will not be accepted for food, beverage, and merchandise purchases.

Key Central Division Standings Points Up for Grabs Tonight
The IceHogs and Wild enter tonight’s contest neck-and-neck in the Central Division standings with the IceHogs sitting in third place with a .528 winning percentage through 36 games played. The enter tonight with a .513 winning percentage through 39 games played. Last night’s win for the IceHogs bumped them up from fifth to third place while also snapping the Wild’s three-game win streak.

Hello Home-and-Home!
This weekend series with Iowa is the third home-and-home series of the season for the IceHogs. Their next one will come next weekend against the Chicago Wolves. In the previous two home-and-home sets, the IceHogs won all four games including a 3-2 shootout win in Chicago on Nov. 20 and a 3-1 win at Milwaukee on Dec. 1. After last night’s 4-2 win over the Wild, Rockford now has the potential to sweep all home-and-home series up to this point.

Reichel Racking up the Points
Rockford rookie forward Lukas Reichel has a team-leading 28 points and finished the month of January with a team-high 12 points, including four goals and eight assists. Prior to last Saturday’s game Reichel was carrying a season-high seven-game point streak dating from Jan. 7 to Jan. 28. He tallied two more points in last night’s contest including scoring his team-leading 13th goal of the season.

Game Notes, Rosters and Information

Tune in to the action on the IceHogs Broadcast Network presented by BMO Harris Bank Center!

The IceHogs will recognize the All-Star Break and then return home to take on the Chicago Wolves on Friday, Feb. 11 at 7PM at BMO Harris Bank Arena for the first game of another home-and-home series! Buy Tickets

Watch and listen to the action on the IceHogs Broadcast Network presented by BMO Harris Bank! Tune in from your favorite device, at home or on the road at IceHogs.com and on the IceHogs app! Fans can also watch every IceHogs home game and select road games this season on 23.3 Circle TV and every game on AHLTV and listen in on all of Mid-West Family’s local stations including 104.9 The X, B103, 95.3 The Bull, and Rockford Greatest Hits 100.5 and featured on Rock River Current.

2021-22 Regular-Season Records:

Rockford: 17-15-3-1, 38 points (3rd, Central Division)

Iowa: 18-17-2-2, 40 points (5th, Central Division)

2021-22 Head-to-Head Schedule:

Fri. Oct. 22 at Iowa, 6-3 Loss Recap & Highlights

Sat. Oct. 23 at Iowa, 5-2 Loss Recap & Highlights

Wed. Nov. 10 at Rockford, 4-3 Overtime Loss Recap & Highlights

Wed. Dec. 8 at Rockford, 4-3 Shootout Win Recap & Highlights

Wed. Jan. 26 at Rockford, 7 p.m., 2-1 Overtime Loss Recap & Highlights

Fri. Feb. 4 at Iowa, 7 p.m., 4-2 Win Recap & Highlights

Sat. Feb. 5 at Rockford, 6 p.m.

Fri. Feb. 25 at Iowa, 7 p.m.

Fri. Mar. 25 at Iowa, 7 p.m.

Sun. Apr. 24 at Rockford, 5 p.m.

Wed., Apr. 27 at Iowa

IceHogs vs. Wild 2021-22 Head-to-Head Record

2-2-2-0

IceHogs vs. Wild, All-Time

41-31-7-3

Head Coaches
Rockford: Anders Sorensen (4th season with IceHogs, 1st as Interim Head Coach)

Iowa: Tim Army (4th season with Wild)

NHL Affiliate
Rockford: Chicago Blackhawks
Iowa: Minnesota Wild