Rockford, IL – The Rockford IceHogs welcome in the Milwaukee Admirals to BMO Harris Bank Center today at 4:00. Today is the second of 12 meetings between the two clubs this season.
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The IceHogs opened their 12-game season series vs. Milwaukee on Friday at the BMO on Hockey Fights Cancer Night, falling 5-2. Forward D.J. Busdeker scored his first goal of the season late in the first period, defenseman Ian Mitchell added a tally late in the third period and goalie Arvid Soderblom made 21 saves. Friday’s showdown vs. Milwaukee was the first meeting between the two clubs since Feb. 22, 2020.
Hogs Close Three-In-Three Weekend Today
The IceHogs wrap up their first three-game in three-day weekend of the season today against the Admirals. After their battle with Milwaukee at the BMO on Friday, the IceHogs suffered a tough 3-2 shootout loss at Chicago last night at Allstate Arena. All-time, the IceHogs are 44-20-1-4 in their third game of a three-in-three weekend.
Admirals Feeling Cozy in the Stateline
Entering tonight, the Admirals are riding an impressive 19-game point streak (17-0-2) against the IceHogs at BMO Harris Bank Center dating back to the 2016-17 season. The IceHogs’ last victory against the Admirals on home ice was the record-setting 55-save performance from current Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Kevin Lankinen in a 2-1 overtime triumph on Dec. 10, 2019.
The last regulation loss the Admirals suffered to the IceHogs in Rockford was back on Feb. 12, 2017, a 2-1 decision featuring third period IceHogs goals from Sam Carrick and Jeremy Langlois. Current Admirals forward Anthony Richard assisted on Milwaukee’s only goal of the game.
Heading Towards the “Good Land”
The IceHogs open a three-game road trip this Wednesday, Dec. 1 as they travel to Milwaukee for the first time since late Feb. 2020. All-time, the IceHogs are 34-28-4-5 in Milwaukee. The trip continues on Friday and Saturday at Grand Rapids to take on the Griffins at 6 p.m. at Van Andel Arena.
2021-22 Regular-Season Records:
Rockford: 5-7-1-1 (6th, Central Division)
Milwaukee: 5-10-1-0 (7th, Central Division)
2021-22 Head-to-Head Schedule (Home Games in Bold):
Fri., Nov. 26 vs. Milwaukee 2-5 Loss Recap & Highlights
Sun., Nov. 28 vs. Milwaukee
Wed., Dec. 1 at Milwaukee
Tue., Dec. 21 vs. Milwaukee
Thu., Dec. 30 at Milwaukee
Sat., Jan. 8 at Milwaukee
Fri., Jan. 28 at Milwaukee
Wed., Feb. 2 vs. Milwaukee
Wed., Feb. 16 at Milwaukee
Fri., Mar. 11 at Milwaukee
Sun., Mar. 20 vs. Milwaukee
Tues. Mar. 29 vs. Milwaukee
IceHogs vs. Admirals 2021-22 Head-to-Head Record
IceHogs vs. Admirals, All-Time
Rockford: Anders Sorensen (4th season with IceHogs, 1st as Interim Head Coach)
Milwaukee: Karl Taylor (3rd season with Admirals)
Rockford: Chicago Blackhawks
Milwaukee: Nashville Predators