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Rockford, Ill. - The "Screw City"

Rockford is known by many nicknames - one of the most interesting being “Screw City.”

As the demand for fasteners rose along with the demand for war time machinery, and due to the region’s production and manufacturing capabilities, Rockford began to be heavily supported through U.S. Government contracts from the First World War all the way through the Cold War. By the 1940’s, Rockford became known as the “Screw Capital of the World” and by the 1960’s the city was ranked as the fifth largest manufacturer of fasteners in the nation.

Manufacturing remains a vital part of the Rockford economy to this day.

Screw City IceHogs

To honor Rockford’s rich manufacturing history, and the uniqueness of the “Screw City” nickname, the Rockford IceHogs will become the Screw City IceHogs for at least one game this season.

The Screw City IceHogs' identity includes a unique logo that pays homage to Rockford’s deep history of manufacturing screws, while staying true to the IceHogs’ primary colors of red and black.

Screw City IceHogs Debut 12/9/22

The Screw City IceHogs will make their debut on Friday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. against the Iowa Wild. The IceHogs will wear special Screw City jerseys for the contest. Get tickets now starting as low as $15!

Screw City Jersey

Screw City SWAG

Fans can preorder a Screw City IceHogs replica jersey online now and an additional line of Screw City merchandise will be available to purchase in the IceHogs team store at the BMO Center starting at the Dec. 9 game.

Screw City Merch