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High On The Hog: An Eye On The D

The Rockford IceHogs were deep on the defensive side in 2018-19. It was in this area where the club had an abundance of experience to start the season. It only got better in the spring as some key pickups further strengthened Rockford on the way to a long playoff run. Back with a look at […]
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High On The Hog: In The Cage

The Rockford IceHogs had a bit of a revolving door when it came to the crease this past season. Injuries to some key personnel made for some vertical movement for several of the goalies in the organization. As the first installment of some “in-depth” looks at the Hawks AHL affiliate, let’s cast our gaze squarely […]
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High On The Hog: A Season In Review

The Rockford IceHogs had themselves one heck of a playoff run to cap the 2017-18 season. They came up a bit short of hoisting a Calder Cup, but still wound up as one of the last four teams standing in the AHL’s postseason tournament. (tap…tap…tap…) The piglets were eliminated by Texas in six games in […]
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High On The Hog: Lone Star Showdown

The Rockford IceHogs take to the ice at the HEB Center against the Texas Stars Monday night in Game 6 of the AHL’s Western Conference Final. The piglets stayed alive Friday with a 3-1 victory over Texas in Rockford to necessitate a trip back to the Lone Star State. To advance to the Calder Cup […]
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High On The Hog: Game Five Is Necessary

The Rockford IceHogs were able to extend their season a bit longer into the spring Thursday with a 3-2 overtime victory over the Texas Stars. The asterisk can be removed from Game 5 of the Western Conference Final. It is indeed necessary and will be at the BMO Harris Bank Center Friday night. Safe to […]
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High On The Hog: Against The Wall

The Rockford IceHogs are still alive in their Western Conference Final with Texas. Barely. The Stars found a way to win yet again over a Rockford team that dominated large stretches of the contest. The IceHogs rallied with a late goal to send Game 3 to overtime Tuesday night. However, Rockford fell victim to another […]
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High On The Hog: Down A Pair

The Rockford IceHogs headed to Texas this weekend looking to take at least a game at the HEB Center to open the Western Conference Final with the Stars. That didn’t happen. The first two games were rife with opportunity. However, Rockford dropped Game 1 on Friday and Game 2 Sunday. Texas leads the series 2-0 […]
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High On The Hog: Texas Stars Series Preview

The Rockford IceHogs are in rarefied air this spring. The Flying Piglets of Winnebago County are riding a hot group of veterans, freshman goalie Collin Delia and a lethal power play into the Western Conference Final with the Texas Stars. The Hogs are the winners of seven straight games in the postseason, sweeping both the […]
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High On The Hog: Excitement Building

For fans of the Chicago Blackhawks, the only postseason game in town is out of town. West on I-90, to be exact. The Rockford IceHogs are a single victory from advancing to the next round of the Calder Cup Playoffs following a 4-1 win over the Manitoba Moose in Game 3 of their Central Division […]
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High On The Hog: Two Down, Two To Go

The Rockford IceHogs, AHL affiliate to the Chicago Blackhawks, are halfway to a Central Division Final victory over Manitoba. The Hogs have surged to a 2-0 series advantage of the strength of two wins on the road this past weekend. Rockford took Game 1 Friday by a score of 4-2, then came back the next […]
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