Wednesday, September 3, 2014

ICEHOGS ANNOUNCE 2014-15 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE


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ICEHOGS ANNOUNCE 2014-15 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE

By: Mike Peck
Hogs open home slate on Oct. 11 against Milwaukee

Rockford, Ill.- The Rockford IceHogs, in conjunction with the American Hockey League, announced the club’s 2014-15 regular season schedule.  The IceHogs are entering their 16th season of professional hockey in Rockford, including eighth in the AHL as the primary affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks.

Rockford’s 76-game slate begins on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the BMO Harris Bank Center against the Milwaukee Admirals at 7 p.m. The IceHogs close the regular season with three straight home contests, including the season finale on Saturday, April 18 against the Toronto Marlies.

In honor of the IceHogs 16th season of professional hockey in Rockford, fans can purchase tickets for any 2014-15 regular season home game at 16% off only on Thursday, Aug. 28. To take advantage of this special presale on IceHogs tickets, call (815) 847-6399 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

All individual game tickets will go on sale on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 9 a.m.

Monday, August 11, 2014

HOG DAYS OF SUMMER TICKET OFFER IS BACK

By: Nate Haeni
$11 TICKET OFFER
Save up to 60% on tickets for the 2014-15 home opener

Rockford, Ill. – Back by popular demand, the Rockford IceHogs are holding a special one-day “Hog Days of Summer” offer that allows fans to purchase discounted tickets to the team’s home opener for the fast approaching 2014-15 season.

On Monday, August 11, tickets in any available bowl seating location for the IceHogs home opener on Saturday, Oct. 11 will be available to purchase for just $11.

The “Hog Days of Summer” limited time offer, which discounts tickets up to 60%, will begin at 9 a.m. on Monday and will run until 5 p.m. Premium seat tickets, including club boxes, suites, Vienna Beef Ice Box, and the Dental Dimension Club Lounge, are not included in the offer.

Fans may purchase the $11 tickets online by clicking here and using the promo code: GOHOGS. The $11 tickets are also availble to purchase by stopping at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office or by calling (815) 968-5222. Additional fees may apply to online and phone orders.

The IceHogs have announced seven guaranteed dates for the 2014-15 regular season. The full season schedule will be released later this month, along with opponents and a promotions schedule.

Season Tickets for 2014-15 Now on Sale: Reserve your seats today for the IceHogs 16th season of professional hockey and eighth as the AHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks. Call (815) 847-6399 or visit icehogs.com to find a ticket package that fits your needs.

ICEHOGS ANNOUNCE PRESEASON SLATE

By: Mike Peck
Photo by Ryan Thompson
Rockford to host Wolves on Oct. 2 

Rockford, Ill.- The Rockford IceHogs, proud members of the American Hockey League and affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Chicago Blackhawks, announced their 2014 preseason schedule.

Rockford will play two preseason contests, including a home tilt against the Chicago Wolves at the BMO Harris Bank Center on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. Ticket information will be announced at a later date.

The IceHogs will conclude their brief exhibition schedule on Friday, Oct. 3 when they travel to Milwaukee to take on the Admirals at the Kern Center on the campus of Milwaukee School of Engineering at 7 p.m.

A full training camp schedule and roster will be announced later this summer. The IceHogs are preparing for their 16th season of professional hockey in the Forest City, including eighth as the primary affiliate of the Blackhawks.

Season Tickets for 2014-15 Now on Sale: Reserve your seats today for the IceHogs 16th season of professional hockey and eighth as the AHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks. Call (815) 847-6399 or visit icehogs.com to find a ticket package that fits your needs.

Monday, July 21, 2014

GOTOVETS AGREES TO DEAL WITH ICEHOGS

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By: Haley Jumapao
Rockford, Ill. -  The Rockford IceHogs have agreed to terms with defenseman Kirill Gotovets (KAH-rihl GOH-tuh-vehts) on an AHL contract for the 2014-15 season.

The 23-year-old born in Minsk, Belarus completed his senior season with Cornell University in 2013-2014 where he played in 32 games and tallied four points (1g-3a). Gotovets made his pro debut in the 2013-14 season with the Milwaukee Admirals where he participated in one game. He then appeared in the World Championship for the Belarus national team, and played a total of seven games.

The 5-11 d-man started his college hockey career with Cornell University in the 2010-11 season. During his college career, Gotovets played in 112 games and chalked up 19 points (3g-16a).

Gotovets was selected in the 7th round (#183 overall) by Tampa Bay in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. Chicago received the rights to Gotovets from Tampa Bay in a trade for Philippe Paradis on April 2, 2013.

Season Tickets for 2014-15 Now on Sale: Reserve your seats today for the IceHogs 16th season of professional hockey and eighth as the AHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks. Call (815) 847-6399 or visit icehogs.com to find a ticket package that fits your needs.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

BLACKHAWKS TO HOST 2014 PROSPECT CAMP FROM JULY 13-18

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By: Chicago Blackhawks
PROSPECT CAMP
The Chicago Blackhawks will conduct their 2014 Prospect Camp at Johnny’s IceHouse West in Chicago (2550 W. Madison St.) from Sunday, July 13 to Friday, July 18.

The camp roster of 62 invites is highlighted by all nine of Chicago’s 2014 National Hockey League Draft selections, including first-round pick Nick Schmaltz, as well as former first-round selections Teuvo Teravainen (2012) and Illinois native Ryan Hartman (2013). Additional Illinois natives include John Hayden (2013 NHL Draft, 74th overall), Anthony Louis (2013 NHL Draft, 181st overall), Vincent Hinostroza (2012 NHL Draft, 169th overall) and Alex Broadhurst (2011 NHL Draft, 199th overall).

On-ice sessions will begin on Sunday, July 13, and will run from approximately 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. CT at Johnny’s IceHouse West. On Monday, the camp will be split into three groups that will each practice for 75 minutes starting at approximately 10 a.m. Scrimmages will be conducted Tuesday-Thursday (three 20-minute periods). The group will hold one practice on Friday beginning at approximately 10:45 a.m.

All on-ice sessions at Johnny’s IceHouse West are open to the public.

2014 Prospect Camp On-Ice Schedule
All on-ice activities will take place at Johnny's IceHouse West (2550 W. Madison St., Chicago). Times are flexible and subject to change on short notice.

Sunday, July 13
9:00-10:00 a.m.: Practice (Entry-Level Contracts)
12:30-1:30 p.m.: Practice (Groups TBD)
2:00-3:00 p.m.: Practice (Groups TBD)

Monday, July 14
10:00-11:15 a.m.: Practice (Team A)
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.: Practice (Team B)
1:15-2:30 p.m.: Practice (Team C)

Tuesday, July 15
10:00-11:15 a.m.: Practice (Team A)
11:30 a.m.: Scrimmage - Team A vs. Team B (Three 20-minute periods)
1:15-2:30 p.m.: Practice (Team C)

Wednesday, July 16
10:00-11:00 a.m.: Practice (Team B)
11:30 a.m.: Scrimmage - Team A vs. Team B (Three 20-minute periods)
1:15-2:30 p.m.: Practice (Team C)

Thursday, July 17
10:15 a.m.: Scrimmage - Team A vs. Team B (Three 20-minute periods)
1 p.m.: Positional practice

Friday, July 18
10:45 a.m.-12 p.m.: On-ice skills and games

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