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IceHogs Overrun By Griffins 1-9

The IceHogs returned to home ice last night, after the AHL All-Stars competitions break. Perhaps the short break wasn't a good thing, as they were decisively overrun by the Griffins 1-9. The night did start out on a high note, with Rockford's Michael Leighton being presented the AHL Goaltender of the Month of January Award by Mark Bernard. After the Griffins scored their 5th goal midway in the 2nd frame, Ma ...

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IceHogs Shutout Wolves 6-0; Leighton Ties AHL Record

Friday night's game in Rockford between the IceHogs and the Chicago Wolves was filled with fast paced, non-stop action. A grand total of 98 penalty minutes were handed out between the two teams. Fight Cards were needed to keep track of the five fights and numerous scrums that occurred throughout the game. The Rivalry is alive & kicking. Michael Leighton(RFD) made AHL history last night, earning his 45th ...

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IceHogs Win 3-1 Over Checkers

It was a evening of exciting, fast paced, back & forth hockey last night in Rockford. It was a match-up between the the AHL's Central Division's 1st & 2nd place teams. The game itself appeared more like a playoff game, rather than a regular season tilt, as it was more of a game of skill than brute force. There were no fights during the game and scrums were far & few between. Rockford goals were ...

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IceHogs Shutout Wild 1-0

It was becoming the battle of the goalies last night in Rockford, between the IceHogs' Michael Leighton and the Wild's Jeremy Smith. Neither netminder was letting anything get through them. It wasn't until 15:02 in the 3rd period before Rockford's Mark McNeill was able to fire one past Smith. The game itself was filled with flaring tempers, resulting in numerous scrums and a total of 3 fights. Next home gam ...

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Wild Slip Past IceHogs in Shootout 4-3

There's nothing better than a back & forth hockey game and the IceHogs fans were treated to one last night in Rockford. Every time the IceHogs scored, the Wild answered back. It all came down to a shootout and Rockford just could not get around Iowa's Leland Irving. Rockford's goalie, Mark Visentin, went down with a possible right leg injury late in the 1st period and Michael Leighton had to step in for ...

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IceHogs Win, Beat Monsters, 3-1

Today's afternoon game started out with a bang...14 seconds into the first period, a fight broke out between Rockford's Garrett Ross and Lake Erie's Trent Vogelhuber. It wasn't until the 2nd frame before a goal was scored. Vince Hinostroza scored for the IceHogs. Kirill Gotovets (RKD) scored his first goal of the season towards the end of the 2nd frame and was named 1st Star of the Game. Monsters' Oliver Bj ...

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IceHogs Shutout the Heat 3-0

Everything was pink in the BMO Harris Bank Center last night in Rockford. The Stockton Heat was in town for the first time and it was Pink In The Rink night, celebrating Breast Cancer awareness. IceHogs goalie, Michael Leighton, earned his 43rd career AHL Shutout. IceHogs News Updates...Headed to this season's AHL All-Star Game is netminder Michael Leighton and forward Ryan Hartman. The Chicago Blackhawks p ...

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IceHogs Demolish Wolves 5-2

It was a very cold in Rockford last night, but that didn't keep the fans away from cheering the IceHogs on to a rousing victory over the Chicago Wolves, 5-2.  With bone jarring hits, the boards & glass took the brunt of the aggression between the teams. It was also apparently the Night of Funny Mugs. The camera captured a few oddly unique facial expressions last night. In addition to the usual action sh ...

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Labrie Leads IceHogs to OT Victory 3-2

The IceHogs hosted the Milwaukee Admirals for a Sunday afternoon match in Rockford. Rockford's record against Milwaukee hasn't been great so far this season, having lost 5 of 7 games. During Sunday's game, Rockford tallied first with a goal by Vince Hinostroza midway in the first period and Milwaukee's Adam Payerl tied the game up 7 minutes later. The second period ended with the teams even again with goals ...

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