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RECAP: Rem Pitlick Scores Twice in Victory Over First-Place Admirals

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Friday, March 1 | UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, Milwaukee, WI

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Rem Pitlick led the way to victory for the Rockford IceHogs in their 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Admirals on Friday night. Pitlick, a former Admiral, scored the first two goals and recorded an assist on Brett Seney’s empty-net goal. Drew Commesso finished the night with 32 saves against Milwaukee. The win marked four straight for Rockford and snapped Milwaukee’s 15-game home win streak.

The Ads scored in the first three minutes of regulation when Cody Hodgson scored his fourth goal of the year (2:54).

The IceHogs responded halfway through the first when Brett Seney sent a centering pass from the left side of the net. Pitlick tipped Seney’s pass at the goal crease into the back of the net to tie the game at one goal a piece (12:32).

In the second period, Rockford and Milwaukee had players sent to the penalty box for roughing. On the 4-on-4, Milwaukee scored on a shot from Joakim Kemell that deflected off the skate of Hodgson for his second goal of the night (13:46).

In the final frame of regulation, the IceHogs tied up the game on Pitlick’s second goal of the game. Seney saved the puck from entering the neutral zone by slapping a shot to the right side of the net. Pitlick tipped the puck off the back of Yaroslav Askarov from the trapezoid behind the net to even the score again (7:39).


With under a minute left in the third, Michal Teply shot Lukas Reichel’s pass from the right faceoff circle and beat Askarov over his blocker to take a late lead over the Admirals (19:21).

With Askarov pulled late in the third, Pitlick stole the puck on a pass along the boards. Seney made a break toward the empty net, received the puck in the neutral zone, and scored the final goal of the game for Rockford to take a 4-2 victory against the first-place Milwaukee Admirals (19:42).

The IceHogs play tomorrow night against the Grand Rapids Griffins; sporting a 16-game point streak. Puck drop is set for 6 p.m. CST.

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SATURDAY, MARCH 16 AT 7 PM: TICKET + 2 DRINKS FOR $20

In celebration of St. Patrick's Day weekend, we're offering our "Wet Your Whistle Wednesday" deal on a Saturday! Get a ticket and two drink tickets (good for beer, soft drinks, or water) for just $20. It's also First Responders Appreciation Night, presented by JM Construction. The Rockford IceHogs and JM Construction are proud to honor our local first responders by providing a free ticket to first responders along with a discounted ticket rate for any additional tickets needed.

SUNDAY, MARCH 17 AT 4 PM: ST. PADDY'S SPECIALTY JERSEY LIVE AUCTION/FAMILY PACK DAY

The IceHogs will wear specialty St. Patrick's themed jerseys, presented by Insurance King with media partner B103, and fans will have the opportunity to bid on the jerseys in our live postgame auction and get the player-worn jerseys right off the players' backs! Players will also sign the jerseys and pose for photos with the auction winners. All proceeds from the live auction will benefit the IceHogs Community Fund.

Tune In LIVE on the Icehogs Broadcast Network Presented by BMO

Watch and listen to every game this season on the IceHogs Broadcast Network presented by BMO! Listen from your favorite device, at home, or on the road at IceHogs.com and on the IceHogs app, and watch LIVE on AHLTV and selected games in High Definition on The365! Fans can also tune 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, the Stateline’s premiere source for local events, news, and culture.