Hogs Host Alumni Night, Dri-Fit Quarter Zip Giveaway Saturday
ROCKFORD, Ill. - The Rockford IceHogs return home Saturday to continue their push for the Calder Cup playoffs with a key matchup against the Milwaukee Admirals at 6 p.m. at the BMO Harris Bank Center. Saturday is Alumni Night, presented by Dental Dimensions and Window World, and fans will have the opportunity to meet and receive autographs from several former IceHogs players from the team's 20-season history in the Forest City.
SATURDAY, MARCH 23 vs. MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS
Time: Puck drop is at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m.
Alumni Night: The IceHogs will welcome back several former Hogs skaters for Alumni Night, including Scott Burfoot, Matt Gens, Oak Hewer, Corey Hessler, Raitis Ivanans, Nathan Lutz, Preston Mizzi, JF Rivard and Joe Statkus. Gens, Hessler, Lutz and Mizzi were each a part of the 2006-07 IceHogs squad that won the 2007 Colonial Cup in the United Hockey League.
Fans are invited to meet and receive autographs from the IceHogs alumni on Saturday. The autograph sessions will be held along the jersey wall on the concourse from 5 - 5:45 p.m. and during second intermission.
The evening's festivities will also include a ceremonial puck drop from Lutz, alumni events and recognition during each intermission, a special theme to the Pig Pen gameday program and a tribute on the video board.
Quarter Zip Dri-Fit Warmup Shirt Giveaway: The first 1,500 fans in attendance will receive a free IceHogs dri-fit warm-up shirt, courtesy of Xfinity.
Tickets: Tickets can be purchased at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office or any Ticketmaster location, by phone (815) 968-5222 or online at IceHogs.com.
Broadcast: Fans can tune in to all the action on WIFR's 23.2 Antenna TV or Dish Network Channel 252, beginning with IceHogs Warmup 30 minutes prior to puck drop. IceHogs fans can also listen to the game at sportsfanradio1330.com or Facebook.com/RockfordIceHogs, or watch live at Watchtheahl.com (subscription required). Fans can also follow in-game updates via the IceHogs' Twitter, @goicehogs.
Clear-Bag Policy: The BMO Harris Bank Center will be enforcing its game-day, clear-bag policy. For details on the policy, CLICK HERE.
ALUMNI MEET & GREET SET FOR TONIGHT AT OWLY OOP
The IceHogs are hosting an official Alumni Meet & Greet event tonight (March 22) at 6:30 p.m. at Owly Oop Sports Pub. Fans are invited to stop by to meet the former Hogs players, win prizes - including four tickets to the Chicago Blackhawks game against the Colorado Avalanche this Sunday - and watch the IceHogs' road game against the Milwaukee Admirals.
The event is free to attend and open to fans of all ages.
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