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High On The Hog: The Goalie Tripod

The Rockford IceHogs have two solid goalie prospects under NHL contracts. So why do they have three goalies on the roster? Beats the heck out of me. Rockford, 7-6 and in fourth-place in the Central Division with a .538 points percentage, split the weekend slate. They beat Chicago on Sunday
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High On The Hog: Drive For Five

The Rockford IceHogs have a chance to run the table on the current home stand Friday night. The Blackhawks AHL affiliate play Manitoba for the first time this season. The piglets have won four straight home games heading into the game with the Moose, most recently a 3-1 win over Toronto Wednesday morning. Rockford trailed […]
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High On The Hog: Comeback Kids

The Rockford IceHogs showed off a can-do attitude over the weekend, snatching victory from the jaws of defeat in back-to-back games. The resilient piglets continued their winning ways at the BMO Harris Bank Center, beating the Iowa Wild Saturday and the Chicago Wolves the following afternoon. The Hogs (5-5) are still in the bottom half […]
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High On The Hog: Weekend Preview

Down on the farm in Rockford, the IceHogs washed some of the bad taste of the previous weekend away with a decisive 6-2 victory Wednesday over visiting San Antonio. The Hogs got a bit healthier heading into this weekend’s action at the BMO Harris Bank Center. In net for the IceHogs was Kevin Lankinen, who […]
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High On The Hog: Pancaked In Cleveland

The Rockford IceHogs, AHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks. had themselves a rough stretch in Cleveland. After winning their first two games of the season last weekend, Rockford went into Ohio and got knocked around by the Monsters. The IceHogs took back-to-back lickings, falling 7-1 Friday night before being shut out 5-0 the following afternoon. […]
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High On The Hog: Visiting The Monsters

The Rockford IceHogs head into the weekend looking to build on a two-game winning streak. Rockford is in Cleveland, where the piglets will play a pair with the Monsters. The Blackhawks made some roster moves this week; here’s a quick look at the activity. Wednesday, the Blackhawks recalled Dennis Gilbert and assigned newly acquired defenseman […]
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High On The Hog: Crowded House

The Rockford IceHogs, AHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks, got themselves into the win column in style over the weekend. The piglets picked up their first points of the 2019-20 campaign with a home-and-home sweep of the Chicago Wolves. After besting their interstate rival 3-2 at the BMO Harris Bank Center Friday night, the IceHogs […]
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High On The Hog: Weekend Preview

The Rockford IceHogs, the Blackhawks AHL affiliate, kick off the home portion of their schedule Saturday night. After dropping the season opener in Iowa last Friday, the IceHogs are at home for their next three games. Following Saturday’s game with the Grand Rapids Griffins, Rockford hosts the Laval Rocket for the first time ever on […]
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High On The Hog: Initial Thoughts

Lack of offense plagued the Rockford IceHogs a season ago. This year’s crop of prospects fell victim to a similar fate when they lost their 2019-20 season debut Friday night in Iowa 3-2. The IceHogs did lead twice in this game before the Wild scored three times in the final 20 minutes. One game does […]
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