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IceHogs Close Four-Game Set vs. Wolves Tonight at BMO

Game Day Preview APRIL 7 GAME VER 2

Rockford, IL – The Rockford IceHogs, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL), wrap up their four-game mini-series against the Chicago Wolves tonight at 6:00 at BMO Harris Bank Center. Tonight is the seventh of 11 scheduled meetings between the two clubs.

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IceHogs Support the Autism Program of Easterseals During #AutismAwarenessMonth
Throughout the month of April, the Rockford IceHogs will honor and celebrate Autism Awareness Month presented by Lawncare By Walter, Inc. To pay tribute to Autism Awareness, the IceHogs will showcase special puzzle-piece logos on the ice at BMO Harris Bank Center for the remainder of the 2021 season and host special raffles and auctions through the team’s DASH platform. Full Details, Raffles, Auctions & More Here

IceHogs Wrap Up Four-Game Series vs. WolvesThis week, the IceHogs conclude four-straight meetings against their in-state rivals, the Chicago Wolves. The Hogs are 0-3-0 in the series heading into Wednesday night’s rematch and are 0-6-0 in the season head-to-head series. The four-game set began on Mar. 27 at Chicago (3-6 L), moved to Rockford on Mar. 28 (4-5 L), and returned to Hoffman Estates, IL on Apr. 3 (2-4 L).

Close Calls vs. Chicago
If you remove the empty-net goal at Chicago last Saturday (Apr. 3, 2-4 L), four of the six games between the IceHogs and Wolves have been decided by a single goal. The IceHogs are 5-3-1-0 in one-goal games this season.

McLaughlin Stays Hot for Hogs:
Forward Dylan McLaughlin scored his fourth goal of the season on Saturday at Chicago and has points in six of his last seven games (four goals, five assists) including a four-game point streak from Mar. 13 to Mar. 22.

Slavin’s Pro Career is Off and Running:
Appearing in his professional debut on Mar. 28 vs. Chicago, forward Josiah Slavin netted his first professional goal in the third period. The rookie carried the confidence into last Saturday’s rematch, picking up his second tally in just his second pro game.

Franson Leads the Way
Defenseman Cody Franson leads the IceHogs with 14 points (four goals, 10 assists) and enters tonight’s game at Chicago on a four-game point streak, tied for the longest point streak by an IceHogs skater this season. Forwards Reese Johnson and Dylan McLaughlin reached four-game streaks earlier this year.

Franson Approaches Points Milestone
Entering tonight, Franson is one point shy of 400 professional points. Through 886 games in the NHL, AHL and KHL, Franson has 91 goals and 308 assists for 399 points.

Life on the Road
In April, the IceHogs spend most of their time away from BMO Harris Bank Center. Six of the next eight contests will be on the road and only five home games remain on the 2020-21 schedule. The IceHogs host the Wolves on Apr. 7 and 17, take on Grand Rapids on May 1, see Iowa on May 9 and close the home schedule vs. Chicago on May 14.

The Rockford IceHogs travel to Grand Rapids, MI on Saturday, Apr. 10 to take on the Grand Rapids Griffins at 6:00 p.m. at Van Andel Arena. Watch all of the action LIVE on AHLTV and 23.2 Antenna TV WIFR (home games)! Tune in to every broadcast for free on SportsFanRadio 1330 AM, Sportsfanradio1330.com, IceHogs.com, and the IceHogs app!

Every active full IceHogs Season Ticket Holder and 20-Game holder who have paid for their tickets in full or who have a deposit down on their tickets for 2020-21 will receive FREE access to every IceHogs game through AHLTV on the IceHogs Broadcast Network presented by BMO Harris Bank! Want to upgrade to a Full Season or 20-Game plan? Contact us at (815) 968-5222 or email us at [email protected]!

2020-21 Regular-Season Records:
Rockford: 6-12-1-0, 13 points (6th, Central Division)
Chicago: 14-2-0-1, 29 points (1st, Central Division)

2019-20 Regular-Season Records:
Rockford: 29-30-2-2, 62 points (5th, Central Division)
Chicago: 27-26-5-3, 62 points (4th, Central Division)

2020-21 Head-to-Head Schedule:

Feb. 6 Wolves at IceHogs 4-5 Loss Recap & Highlights

Feb. 9 IceHogs at Wolves 2-5 Loss Recap & Highlights

Feb. 16 Wolves at IceHogs 2-3 Loss Recap & Highlights

Mar. 27 IceHogs at Wolves 3-6 Loss Recap & Highlights

Mar. 28 Wolves at IceHogs 5-4 Loss Recap & Highlights

Apr. 3 IceHogs at Wolves 2-4 Loss Recap & Highlights

Apr. 7 Wolves at IceHogs 6 p.m.

Apr. 17 Wolves at IceHogs 6 p.m.

Apr. 21 IceHogs at Wolves 7 p.m.

May 14 Wolves at IceHogs 6 p.m.

May 15 IceHogs at Wolves 7 p.m.

IceHogs vs. Wolves 2020-21 Head-to-Head Record
0-6-0-0

IceHogs vs. Wolves, All-Time
74-63-10-4

Head Coaches
Rockford: Derek King (2nd season with IceHogs)
Chicago: Ryan Warsofsky (1st season with Wolves)

NHL Affiliate
Rockford: Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago: Carolina Hurricanes and Nashville Predators