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ROCKFORD, Ill. – The Rockford IceHogs return home to the BMO Harris Bank Center this weekend for a Saturday evening (Nov. 3) divisional showdown against the Iowa Wild at 6 p.m. Saturday’s contest is the IceHogs’ annual Military Appreciation Night, presented by the Air Force, and the Hogs will be giving all active and former military members a free ticket to the game as a "thank you" for their service.



Time: Puck drop is at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m.

Military Appreciation Night: The IceHogs will celebrate the men and women of our armed forces with several special tributes throughout the evening. All active and former military members will receive a free ticket to Saturday's game with valid ID, and can also take advantage of a discounted ticket price of just $10 for their friends and family.

Military members can pick up their free ticket and $10 companion tickets in-person at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office.

Baseball Hat Giveaway: The first 2,500 fans in attendance will receive a free camo IceHogs baseball hat, courtesy of Rose Pest Solutions.

Air Force Recruit Swear-In Ceremony: The Air Force will honor its class of new recruits with a special swear-in ceremony during the first intermission of Saturday’s game. The Air Force recruits will also make an on-ice presentation of the American flag during the National Anthem.

“Hogs & Hops”: For just $22, fans can purchase an upper-end zone ticket to Saturday’s game and two drink tickets for Budweiser or Bud Light beer. Drink tickets can be redeemed on the BMO Harris Bank Center concourse at River City, Blue Flame Grill or Goose Island Deck. Alcohol sales will be available during Saturday games through the end of the second intermission.

Rockford will also host “Hogs & Hops” on Dec. 1 (Milwaukee), Jan. 26 (Iowa), Feb. 9 (Tucson) and March 23 (Milwaukee).

Fans can purchase a “Hogs & Hops” ticket package in-person at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office or by calling the IceHogs front office at (815) 986-6465.

Tickets: Tickets can be purchased at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office or any Ticketmaster location, by phone (815 968-5222) or online at

Broadcast: Fans can tune in to all the action on WIFR’s 23.2 Antenna TV or Dish Network Channel 252, beginning with IceHogs Warmup 30 minutes prior to puck drop. IceHogs fans can also listen to the game at or, or watch live at (subscription required). Fans can also follow in-game updates via the IceHogs’ Twitter, @goicehogs.

Clear-Bag Policy: The BMO Harris Bank Center will be enforcing its game-day, clear-bag policy. For details on the policy, CLICK HERE.