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Take Advantage of Hogs Hot Seats

May 4, 2016 - Rockford, Ill. - After another successful season in which the Rockford IceHogs qualified for the postseason and set a new attendance record, the team is rolling out the "Hogs Hot Seats" ticket promotion all summer long for fans to experience the fun and excitement of the club's upcoming 18th season of professional hockey. Each of the next 18 weeks, starting on Tuesday, May 10th, the IceHogs will feature a newly available season ticket location at the BMO Harris Bank Center. Each Tuesday, a ne... Full Story

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Hinostroza to Join Motte and U.S. Men's National Team

April 28, 2016 - Colorado Springs, Colo. - Forward Vince Hinostroza has been added to the 2016 U.S. Men's National Team that will compete at the International Ice Hockey Federation Men's World Championship May 6-22 in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia. Hinostroza, 22, previously represented the United States at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship, where he tied for second on Team USA in goals (3) and third in points (5). He also skated for three U.S. select teams, highlighted by the 2012 World Junior A Ch... Full Story

Rivets Add Two Pitchers

April 28, 2016 - LOVES PARK, Ill. - One of two new relief pitchers announced by the Rockford Rivets on Thursday is a converted catcher. The other plays in perhaps the toughest conference in college baseball. The Rivets announced that they have signed Bethune-Cookman University righthander Zach Olszewski and University of Arkansas lefthander Kacey Murphy. "Zach is an interesting prospect," Rivets manager Brian Smith said. "He was the starting catcher at Bethune-Cookman during his freshman and sophomore seas... Full Story

IceHogs Ink DeSousa for 2016-17

April 27, 2016 - Rockford, Ill. - The Rockford IceHogs, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the 2015 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, announced Wednesday that they signed forward Chris DeSousa to an AHL contract for the 2016-17 season. The Mississauga, Ontario native amassed 13 points (7g-6a) and 98 penalty minutes in 67 games for the IceHogs. The 25 year-old began the 2015-16 season with the Indy Fuel where he notched an assist and nine penalty minutes in two games before being recalled to Rock... Full Story

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April 23 AHL Rockford 3 at Lake Erie 5 (Playoff Gm. 3) Final
April 21 AHL Lake Erie 5 at Rockford 1 (Playoff Gm. 2) Final
April 20 AHL Lake Erie 5 at Rockford 2 (Playoff Gm. 1) Final
April 16 AHL Milwaukee 1 at Rockford 7 Final
April 15 AHL Grand Rapids 0 at Rockford 4 Final
April 13 AHL Rockford 2 at Iowa 1 Final
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