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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 five-team sprint for the […]
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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: The Other Side

The Rockford IceHogs have been in the position of having played more games than most of their Central Division rivals for most of the last couple of months. Soon, the IceHogs are going to get a taste of having games in hand when looking at the division standings. As of today, Rockford has played 59 […]
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High On The Hog: Comeback Kids

The Rockford IceHogs, AHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks, have been at home for most of the last three weeks. They made the most of the extended time in their own barn. The Hogs had nine of their last ten games at the BMO Harris Bank Center. Their record at home during that stretch was […]
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High On The Hog: Road Lumps

The Rockford IceHogs are sitting in San Antonio with plenty to think about. Chicago’s AHL affiliate has its second game in four days against the Rampage coming up Tuesday night. Rockford will be attempting to snap a three-game skid, its longest of the young season. It wasn’t a particularly memorable weekend for the piglets. After […]
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High On The Hog: Three-Play Type Of Weekend

The Rockford IceHogs face their first three-game weekend against some familiar opponents. After opening the season series against the Milwaukee Admirals, the Hogs have a home-and-home with the Iowa Wild. A quick look at the Central Division standings tells us that Rockford is in for a tough start to the month of November. The Admirals […]
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High On The Hog: Banged Up

The Rockford IceHogs suffered through a frustrating weekend at the BMO Harris Bank Center. They also may have lost more than a couple of hockey games. The Blackhawks AHL affiliate competed hard with Cleveland and Manitoba, only to come out on the short end of back-to-back games. The IceHogs could manage just two goals in […]
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High On The Hog: Kinks In Cleveland

The Rockford IceHogs, AHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks, elected to forgo preseason exhibition games heading into the 2018-19 season. Ergo, this past weekend’s action in Cleveland was the first in which the piglets faced off against another team. The results were a bit underwhelming. Rockford dropped two games to the Monsters to open the […]
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High On The Hog: That Time Of Year

The calendar is telling me that hockey is soon to be underway for the Blackhawks AHL affiliate. That would be the Winnebago County Flying Piglets, known to folks in these parts as the Rockford IceHogs. Second-year coach Jeremy Colliton will be hard at work this week getting Rockford prepared to open its season. That happens […]
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