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High On The Hog: Stephen Johns Returns

Chicago Blackhawks defensive prospect Stephen Johns missed nearly seven weeks of action following a concussion suffered back in Rockford November 26. Johns made his return to the lineup this past weekend for the IceHogs. It was fitting that he came back against the team he last played against. Johns skated with Klas Dahlbeck Friday night […]
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High On The Hog: A Pair Of All-Stars

Two Rockford IceHogs were selected to participate in the AHL All-Star Classic, which will be held in Utica January 25-26. T.J. Brennan and Joakim Nordstrom were selected to represent Rockford, who still maintain the lead in the AHL’s Midwest Division. T.J. Brennan is on the Western Conference All-Stars for the second straight season. Brennan leads […]
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High On The Hog: Holiday Blahs

Explaining the Rockford IceHogs current funk is pretty simple. The kids just aren’t getting the puck in opposing nets. The IceHogs still maintain the top spot in the AHL’s Midwest Division with 42 points in 34 games. The holidays have not been kind to the young Blackhawks prospects, though. Rockford has dropped five of its […]
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High On The Hog: Somebody’s Watching Me

The Rockford IceHogs will be hosting nine of their next 15 games at home through next month. That’s fine by me; the IceHogs are limping home after losing the last three games of their six-game road trip. Some recent events around the AHL prompted me to take a look at the drawing power of the Blackhawks […]
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High On The Hog: To Kill A Penalty

The Rockford IceHogs ran their road record to 10-4-0-1 this week. The AHL’s Midwest Division leaders beat the Admirals in Milwaukee for the second time in six days Wednesday night. Rockford then split a pair of games at Lake Erie over the weekend. Heading into another week of travel, Rockford is piling up points away […]
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High On The Hog: Here Come The Bears?

The Rockford IceHogs had a week of highs and lows against division opponents. The Hogs turned in an impressive performance in Milwaukee before dropping less than stellar efforts at home against Grand Rapids and Lake Erie, the two bottom teams of the AHL’s Midwest Division. If Rockford is content to do its best work on […]
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High On The Hog: Taking Some Lumps

The Rockford IceHogs took a bit of a pounding this past week. Several Blackhawks prospects got banged up in a physical affair with the Iowa Wild on November 26. Rockford came out on top in that contest, then dropped a home-and-home with the Chicago Wolves over the weekend. Despite the losses to their Midwest Division rival, Rockford did […]
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