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High On The Hog: Home Stretch

The Rockford IceHogs put in a decent effort in Texas this past weekend, earning a split against the Stars. With each contest being of the must-win variety, two points in Cedar Park just isn’t enough to get the piglets over the playoff hump. Rockford is currently on the bottom of a
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High On The Hog: Can Rockford Break Out?

The Rockford IceHogs have six games in the 2018-19 season to wrest a playoff berth from a host of Central Division rivals. Whether the piglets can do so hinges on how this group of youngsters can finish up, starting this coming weekend in Texas. The Stars, along with Milwaukee, put themselves in the catbird seat […]
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High On The Hog: A Simple Plan

The Rockford IceHogs are coming off three straight losses to a Milwaukee club that was teetering on the edge of the playoff hunt. As a result, the Hogs can take a simple approach to their final eight games of the regular season. Win. Adrian Balboa I’m not, but Rockford would do well to follow that […]
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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: 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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High On The Hog: Tracking The Moose

The Rockford IceHogs get the Central Division Final underway tonight when they take on the Manitoba Moose at Bell MTS Place. Game 2 follows in short order on Saturday. From there, the action comes to the BMO Harris Bank Center for the next three games in the series. The piglets are well-rested, having played last […]
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