Hogs Game Day: IceHogs and Monsters Rematch at BMO Harris Bank Center Tonight
Rockford, IL - The Rockford IceHogs, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL), battle the Cleveland Monsters tonight at 6:00 p.m. at BMO Harris Bank Center to close their four-game homestand and engage the Monsters in their second contest of four consecutive meetings against the each other.
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The IceHogs and Monsters opened their four-game season series against each other last night at BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford, with the Monsters skating away with a 7-2 win. Recap & Highlights
Snap the Skid
The IceHogs look to snap a season-opening six-game winless streak (0-5-1-0) tonight against the Monsters. The stretch the longest season-opening skid in team history after an 0-3-0-1 start to the 2012-13 season. The IceHogs picked up a 5-4 win over Charlotte in Game 5 of the campaign on Oct. 21, 2012.
Get Back to Winning Ways
Dating back to the final two games of the 2019-20 season (Mar. 7 at GR, 3-0 L, and Mar. 8 at CHI, 3-2 OTL), the IceHogs are currently on an eight-game winless streak (0-6-2-0). The longest winless streak in IceHogs history is nine contests from Nov. 23-Dec. 10, 2016 (0-5-1-3).
Fossier Scores First Pro Goal
Forward Mitch Fossier scored his first pro goal and added an assist last night against the Monsters. In his first three professional games, the rookie has a goal and two assists for three points.
Mini Playoff Series
The IceHogs and Monsters continue their four-game head-to-head series tonight and Game 2 of a stretch of four consecutive meetings against each other. The Hogs and Monsters finish their season series in Cleveland, OH on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. CT and Sunday, Feb. 28 at Noon.
1,000 Games on the Horizon
Tonight marks the 998th contest and IceHogs AHL history. Through 997 games, the Hogs hold an all-time record of 493-396-55-53.
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The Rockford IceHogs take their four-game series against the Cleveland Monsters on the road Saturday, Feb. 27 at 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 28 at Noon at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio. Fans can watch all of this season's action LIVE on AHLTV and 23.2 Antenna TV WIFR (home games)! Tune in to every broadcast for free on SportsFanRadio 1330 AM, Sportsfanradio1330.com, IceHogs.com, and the IceHogs app!
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2020-21 Regular-Season Record:
Rockford: 0-5-1-0, 1 point (6th, Central Division)
Cleveland: 1-2-1-0, 3 points (5th, Central Division)
2019-20 Regular-Season Records:
Rockford: 29-30-2-2, 62 points (5th, Central Division)
Cleveland: 24-31-5-2, 55 points (8th, North Division)
2020-21 Head-to-Head Schedule:
Feb. 22 Monsters at IceHogs 2-7 L Recap & Highlights
Feb. 23 Monsters at IceHogs 1:00 p.m.
Feb. 27 IceHogs at Monsters 6:00 p.m.
Feb. 28 IceHogs at Monsters 12:00 p.m.
IceHogs vs. Monsters, All-Time
Rockford: Derek King (2nd season with IceHogs)
Cleveland: Mike Eaves (2nd season with Wolves)
Rockford: Chicago Blackhawks
Cleveland: Columbus Blue Jackets
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