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Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Hearts Kick Off ‘22-23 IceHogs Season with Opening Act Block Party

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The Rockford IceHogs, alongside the Hard Rock Casino – Rockford, celebrate The IceHogs Opening Act of the 2022-23 season with a block party on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. outside the BMO Harris Bank Center featuring Rockford band, Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Hearts. The party, sponsored by Hard Rock Casino - Rockford, showcases popular local food trucks, drink specials, giveaways, and more ahead of the IceHogs taking on the Chicago Wolves inside the BMO at 7 p.m.

Food trucks from Olivo Tacos, 15th and Chris, TNT Funnel Cakes, Inzombia coffee and more will fuel fans who can participate in exciting pregame events like axe throwing, giant Jenga, giant Connect Four, bags/cornhole and more! The block party will take place at the intersection of Elm and Main St., outside of the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office.

Double T and 96.7 The Eagle will broadcast live from the block party, joined by channel 23 WIFR.

The IceHogs and Hard Rock Casino – Rockford are also teaming up on an exclusive Opening Night Block Party T-shirt giveaway. Fans attending the block party will have the first chance to get a shirt with the remaining shirts available to fans upon entry to the BMO Harris Bank Center.

The 2022-23 promotional calendar will be announced on Monday, Sept. 26 and individual game tickets for the 2022-23 regular season will go on sale on Monday, Oct. 3 at 10 a.m. through, the IceHogs app, by calling (815) 968-5222 or in person at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office.

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Season Ticket Memberships for 2022-23 are on Sale Now!
Don’t miss a moment of the action next season! Reserve your seats for the IceHogs’ 16th season as the top AHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks. Celebrate Opening Night on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. at BMO Harris Bank Center against the Chicago Wolves! Contact us at 815-847-6399, at , or visit to claim your seats for this upcoming season.

The Rockford IceHogs open their 16th American Hockey League season and 24th in the Stateline on Saturday, Oct. 15 against the Manitoba Moose at 2 p.m. CT at Canada Life Centre and wrap up their season-opening weekend on Sunday, Oct. 16 against the Moose at 2 p.m. Listen and watch every game this season on the IceHogs Broadcast Network presented by BMO Harris Bank! Listen and watch every game from your favorite device on AHLTV, at home, or on the road at and on the IceHogs app!