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Green Bay Sweeps Doubleheader

July 24, 2016 - LOVES PARK, Ill. - A pair of solid starting performances from Green Bay pitchers gave the Bullfrogs a doubleheader sweep of the Rockford Rivets on Sunday at Rivets Stadium. The 5-0 and 8-4 Rockford losses dropped the first-place Rivets back into a tie with the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters for the Northwoods League South Division lead. The Rafters were 5-1 winners on Sunday at Thunder Bay. In the first game, Green Bay's Harrisen Egly didn't give up a hit until Troy Traxler's one-out single in t... Full Story

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Mattson Re-Signs with Rockford

July 20, 2016 - Rockford, Ill. - The Rockford IceHogs announced today that they have agreed to terms with defenseman Nick Mattson on a one-year AHL contract. Mattson, 24, played in 17 games for the IceHogs last season, his first as a pro, scoring seven points on one goal and six assists to go along with a +4 plus/minus rating. He also added an assist in two playoff performances. In addition to his time with Rockford last season, Mattson skated in 48 games with Rockford's ECHL affiliate, the Indy Fuel. He ... Full Story

Rivets Shut Out

July 12, 2016 - LOVES PARK, Ill. - Three Lakeshore pitchers combined on a three-hitter as the Chinooks shut out the Rockford Rivets, 1-0, on Tuesday Rivets Stadium. Lakeshore starter Marshall Kasowski scattered three hits over five innings for the win. Kasowski (3-1) struck out nine and walked two. The Rivets were hitless against the Lakeshore bullpen. Nick Horvath held the Rivets to two walks over three innings and Jack Landwehr pitched a perfect ninth for his second save. Rockford starter Anthony Dahl d... Full Story

Blackhawks Hire King as Rockford Assistant Coach

July 7, 2016 - Chicago, Ill. - The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have hired Derek King as an assistant coach with the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League, joining Head Coach Ted Dent. "Derek will be a welcome addition to our coaching staff in Rockford," said Blackhawks Director of Hockey Administration/General Manager of Minor League Affiliations Mark Bernard. "He has played an important role in the development of players on many different levels. Combine that with his long professional... Full Story

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July 30 Northwoods Rockford at Willmar 8:05 p.m.
July 29 Northwoods Rockford at St. Cloud 8:05 p.m.
July 28 Northwoods Rockford 2 at St. Cloud 5 Final
July 27 Northwoods Wisconsin 5 at Rockford 2 Top 6
July 26 Northwoods Wisconsin 8 at Rockford 4 Final
July 24 Northwoods Green Bay 8 at Rockford 4 Final (7)
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