Rockford IceHogs

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Rockford IceHogs
2017–18 AHL season
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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)
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.


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.


The franchise was previously known as
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Season-by-season results


Current roster

Updated March 19, 2018.[1][2]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace Contract
25 Slovakia Bondra, RadovanRadovan Bondra RW L 21 2017 Trebisov, Slovakia IceHogs
17 Canada Bouma, LanceLance Bouma C L 27 2018 Provost, Alberta Blackhawks
2 United States Clendening, AdamAdam Clendening D R 25 2018 Niagara Falls, New York Blackhawks
32 Sweden Dahlstrom, CarlCarl Dahlstrom D L 23 2016 Stockholm, Sweden Blackhawks
1 United States Delia, CollinCollin Delia G L 23 2017 Rancho Cucamonga, California Blackhawks
22 Canada DiDomenico, ChrisChris DiDomenico C R 29 2018 Woodbridge, Ontario Blackhawks
19 Sweden Forsling, GustavGustav Forsling D L 21 2017 Linköping, Sweden Blackhawks
26 Canada Fortin, AlexandreAlexandre Fortin LW L 21 2017 Blainville, Quebec Blackhawks
44 Canada Franson, CodyCody Franson D R 30 2018 Sicamous, British Columbia Blackhawks
30 Canada Glass, JeffJeff Glass G L 32 2017 Calgary, Alberta 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
10 United States Kero, TannerTanner Kero C L 25 2015 Hancock, Michigan Blackhawks
49 Canada Knott, GrahamGraham Knott LW L 21 2017 Etobicoke, Ontario Blackhawks
45 United States Louis, AnthonyAnthony Louis C L 23 2017 Winfield, Illinois Blackhawks
14 Canada Maksimovich, KyleKyle Maksimovich LW L 20 2018 Hamilton, Ontario 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
16 Canada Pelletier, WilliamWilliam Pelletier LW L 25 2017 Saint-Jean-Chrysostome, Quebec IceHogs
24 Canada Raddysh, DarrenDarren Raddysh D R 22 2017 Caledon, Ontario IceHogs
15 United States Samuelsson, HenrikHenrik Samuelsson C R 24 2018 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania IceHogs
28 Canada Sikura, TylerTyler Sikura LW L 25 2017 Aurora, Ontario Blackhawks
4 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
22 Canada Tootoo, JordinJordin Tootoo RW R 35 2017 Churchill, Manitoba Blackhawks
12 United States Wideman, AlexAlex Wideman RW L 26 2017 St. Louis, Missouri IceHogs

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)


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)


  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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