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Game Preview 2 17 17 vs CLE

The Rockford IceHogs’ five-game homestand rolls on with weekend games against the Cleveland Monsters and Charlotte Checkers. The Hogs are helping fans kick-start their weekend with a Blue Flame Pre-Game Party Friday evening, presented by District Bar & Grill, and Saturday’s contest features a P.C. Labrie Bobblehead giveaway.

Friday, Feb. 17 vs. Cleveland Monsters

Time: Puck drop is 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Blues Flame Lounge Pre-Game Party (presented by District Bar & Grill): Fans ages 21 and older can kick-off their weekend festivities with a Pre-Game Party featuring live music at the Blues Flame Lounge, located on the BMO Harris Bank Center concourse. Friday’s event begins with a performance from “The Hoodoo Rhythm Kings” at 5:15 p.m. and will also include free appetizers and happy-hour specials.

NOTE: Guests must have a ticket to Friday’s game to attend the Pre-Game Party. Those attending must enter the arena through the upper-concourse level entrance on Elm Street (near the Box Office).

Saturday, Feb. 18 vs. Charlotte Checkers

Time: Puck drop is 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

P.C. Labrie Bobblehead (2,500): The first 2,500 fans in attendance will receive a P.C. Labrie bobblehead, compliments of Rock Valley Culligan. A few lucky fans will receive a signed bobblehead as part of Saturday’s giveaway.

Guns and Hoses: Saturday marks the annual Guns and Hoses game at the BMO Harris Bank Center! Fans that have a valid ticket to Saturday's IceHogs game against Charlotte are invited watch the firefighters battle the police in exciting hockey action. Doors open at 1:15 p.m. for the game, with the puck dropping at 2 p.m.

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: All games are broadcast locally live on WIFR’s Justice Network on 23.3 and online through To listen to a free audio broadcast, tune in to or use the IceHogs app. Fans can also follow in-game updates via the IceHogs’ Twitter, @goicehogs. Saturday’s game can also be heard on AM 1330.