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High On The Hog: Bringing Up Goalies

The Rockford IceHogs currently have a plethora of net-minders as their season winds down next week. Taking a look at the list of goalies in town really got me in a pondering mood. In one corner, we have Lars Johansson, brought from across the ocean as a potential future backup in Chicago. Across the way, […]
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High On The Hog: Impressive Debuts

The Rockford IceHogs picked up a pair of wins this weekend thanks to the play of their two newest players. The Hogs signed a couple of skaters to ATOs this week; both had an impressive debut weekend. The headline signing was that of the Blackhawks 2014 third-round selection Matheson Iacopelli, who signed his amateur tryout […]
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High On The Hog: No Luck With Grand Rapids

The Rockford IceHogs continue to limp toward the end of the 2016-17 campaign. The Blackhawks AHL affiliate dropped a weekend set with Grand Rapids, losing in Michigan Friday before being shutout at the BMO Harris Bank Center the following evening. Since losing several top scorers at the NHL trade deadline, the Hogs have not fared […]
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High On The Hog: Meeting The New Kids

The Rockford IceHogs got an influx of new talent last week, with some of the new kids making an immediate impact. The Hogs managed three of a possible six points in three contests this past week. The two newest faces belonged to defenseman Luc Snuggerud and forward Anthony Louis, who both signed amateur tryout contracts […]
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High On The Hog: Goalie Jam

The Rockford IceHogs dropped their only game on the schedule this week. The Hogs are in action Tuesday at the BMO Harris Bank Center, where they will host Milwaukee before heading to Manitoba this weekend. One area Rockford should not be short in is the crease. By my count, there should be four candidates for […]
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High On The Hog: Carrick Steps Up

  The Rockford IceHogs won three of four games this past week, winning three in a row for just the third time this season. The Hogs also got the overtime monkey off their backs. Rockford won in overtime for the first time this year in Milwaukee Friday night, then prevailed in a shootout the next […]
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High On The Hog: Overtime Woes

The Rockford IceHogs haven’t fared well in overtime this season. This past weekend was a clear example of that deficiency. The Blackhawks AHL affiliate opened up their return from the All-Star break with a pair of losses. Both came in Gus Macker Time and extended Rockford’s most recent winless streak to seven games. The IceHogs […]
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