Rockford IceHogs

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Rockford IceHogs
2017–18 AHL season
Rockford IceHogs.svg
City Rockford, Illinois
League American Hockey League
Conference Western
Division Central
Founded 1995
Operated 2007–present
Home arena BMO Harris Bank Center
Colors Red, Black, White
              
Owner(s) City of Rockford
General manager Mark Bernard
Head coach Jeremy Colliton
Media WIFR 23.3 (Justice Network)
104.9 The X
Affiliates Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)
Indy Fuel (ECHL)
Website IceHogs.com
Franchise history
1995–1997 Baltimore Bandits
1997–2005 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks
2007–present Rockford IceHogs

The Rockford IceHogs are a professional ice hockey team based in Rockford, Illinois. They are members of the American Hockey League (AHL), having begun play in the League starting in the 2007–08 season. The team plays their home games at the BMO Harris Bank Center, and they serve as the top minor league affiliate of the National Hockey League (NHL)'s Chicago Blackhawks.

History

The current Rockford IceHogs were founded in 1995 as the Baltimore Bandits and then relocated in 1997 to Cincinnati to become the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks. The Cincinnati Mighty Ducks suspended operations for the 2005–06 season due to the lack of an NHL affiliate after their previous affiliates, the Detroit Red Wings and the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, signed new agreements with the Grand Rapids Griffins and the Portland Pirates, respectively. The franchise was later renamed the Cincinnati RailRaiders, but failed to reach a goal of 2,000 season tickets to re-enter the AHL for the 2006–07 season. On March 19, 2007, the AHL announced that the team had been purchased and relocated them to Rockford to become the present-day Rockford IceHogs.

Timeline

The franchise was previously known as
The market was previously served by

Season-by-season results

Players

Current roster

Updated November 5, 2017.[1][2]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace Contract
25 Slovakia Bondra, RadovanRadovan Bondra RW L 20 2017 Trebisov, Slovakia IceHogs
32 Sweden Dahlstrom, CarlCarl Dahlstrom D L 22 2016 Stockholm, Sweden Blackhawks
18 Canada Dauphin, LaurentLaurent Dauphin C L 22 2017 Repentigny, Quebec Blackhawks
1 United States Delia, CollinCollin Delia G L 23 2017 Rancho Cucamonga, California Blackhawks
26 Canada Fortin, AlexandreAlexandre Fortin LW L 20 2017 Blainville, Quebec Blackhawks
30 Canada Glass, JeffJeff Glass G L 32 2017 Calgary, Alberta Blackhawks
6 Sweden Gustafsson, ErikErik Gustafsson (A) D L 25 2015 Nynäshamn, Sweden Blackhawks
9 Canada Highmore, MatthewMatthew Highmore C L 21 2017 Halifax, Nova Scotia Blackhawks
23 United States Hinostroza, VinceVince Hinostroza (A) C R 23 2015 Bartlett, Illinois Blackhawks
11 United States Iacopelli, MattMatt Iacopelli RW L 23 2017 Brownstown, Michigan Blackhawks
37 United States Johnson, LukeLuke Johnson C R 23 2016 Grand Forks, North Dakota Blackhawks
13 Slovakia Jurco, TomasTomas Jurco RW L 24 2017 Košice, Czechoslovakia Blackhawks
7 Czech Republic Kampf, DavidDavid Kampf RW L 22 2017 Jirkov, Czech Republic Blackhawks
49 Canada Knott, GrahamGraham Knott LW L 20 2017 Etobicoke, Ontario Blackhawks
45 United States Louis, AnthonyAnthony Louis C L 22 2017 Winfield, Illinois Blackhawks
31 Canada Marcoux, EtienneEtienne Marcoux G L 24 2017 Laval, Quebec IceHogs
27 Norway Martinsen, AndreasAndreas Martinsen LW L 27 2017 Bærum, Norway Blackhawks
20 Canada Noel, NathanNathan Noel C R 20 2017 St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Blackhawks
21 Sweden Norell, RobinRobin Norell D L 22 2016 Stockholm, Sweden Blackhawks
16 Canada Pelletier, WilliamWilliam Pelletier LW L 25 2017 Saint-Jean-Chrysostome, Quebec IceHogs
29 Finland Pokka, VilleVille Pokka D R 23 2014 Tornio, Finland Blackhawks
5 Sweden Press, RobinRobin Press D R 22 2016 Uppsala, Sweden IceHogs
24 Canada Raddysh, DarrenDarren Raddysh D R 21 2017 Caledon, Ontario IceHogs
28 Canada Sikura, TylerTyler Sikura LW L 25 2017 Aurora, Ontario IceHogs
2 United States Snuggerud, LucLuc Snuggerud D L 22 2017 Eden Prairie, Minnesota Blackhawks
8 Sweden Svedberg, ViktorViktor Svedberg (A) D L 26 2013 Göteborg, Sweden Blackhawks

Team captains

Notable alumni

Team records

Regular season

Goals: Troy Brouwer: 35 (2007–08)
Assists: Martin St. Pierre: 67 (2007–08)
Points: Martin St. Pierre: 88 (2007–08)
Plus/minus: Stephen Johns: 30 (2014–15)
Penalty minutes: Kyle Hagel: 245 (2010–11)
Goaltending wins: Corey Crawford: 29 (2007–08)
GAA: Scott Darling: 2.20 (2014–15)
SV%: Scott Darling: 0.927 (2014-15)

Post-season

Goals: Kris Versteeg: 6 (2007–08)
Assists: Martin St. Pierre: 12 (2007–08)
Points: Martin St. Pierre: 14 (2007–08)
Plus/minus: Jim Fahey: 10 (2007–08)
Penalty minutes: Mike Blunden: 35 (2007–08)
Goaltending wins: Corey Crawford: 7 (2007–08)
GAA: Corey Crawford: 2.19 (2007–08)
SV%: Corey Crawford: 0.924 (2007–08)

References

  1. ^ "Rockford IceHogs – Team roster". Rockford IceHogs. Retrieved 2016-03-23. 
  2. ^ "Rockford IceHogs Roster". American Hockey League. Retrieved 2015-10-10. 

External links

  • Official website
  • Official Twitter
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