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High On The Hog: Depleted

To say the Rockford IceHogs have been depleted by the deadline deals of their parent club would be a massive understatement. Hey, that’s the way it goes when you are an affiliate. As the AHL season approaches the final weeks, the fact remains that the Hogs are going to be suffering from a
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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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High On The Hog: The Defense Of Mac Carruth

The Rockford IceHogs dropped both of their games this past weekend, firmly establishing themselves in the basement of the American Hockey League. It has been a frustrating season to say the least over in Winnebago County. That said, I really have to blame myself for what got me so riled up yesterday. Yes…I visited the […]
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High On The Hog: Road Blues

The Rockford IceHogs, AHL affiliate to the Chicago Blackhawks, have not been a good road team this season. This past week was a glaring example of Rockford’s struggles in the home of the opposition. The IceHogs dropped all four games of their most recent road trip, three of which came this week. Rockford did come […]
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High On The Hog: Snappin’, Recappin’

The Rockford IceHogs, AHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks, needed to get on the fun side of the win-loss column after losing their previous nine contests. This past weekend, they were able to stem the flow of a long winless streak and pick up four points in the Central Division standings. Persistence paid off for […]
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High On The Hog: Fewer Fights, Fewer Fans?

The Rockford IceHogs, AHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks, currently have a commercial you may have seen occasionally while watching Blackhawks telecasts. The ads, which also run on local Rockford stations, declare that IceHogs hockey is, “a beautiful combination of violence, speed, and intensity.” It surprises me just a bit that the club would lead […]
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High On The Hog: No Offense

The Rockford IceHogs, AHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks, dropped to the vicinity of the Western Conference cellar with three losses this past week. There is a logical explanation for the IceHogs lounging near the bottom of the league through 19 games. Rockford just isn’t that darned good up front. Shall I elaborate? If I […]
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High On The Hog: Mashinter Shocks The World

The Rockford IceHogs, AHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks, had another rough week on the offensive side of the puck. After a goal deficiency cost them all four games of their road trip, Rockford did ride a Brandon Mashinter hat trick to two points on Saturday night. You read right, folks. A Brandon Mashinter hat […]
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