Rockford IceHogs

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This article is about the current AHL franchise. For the previous United Hockey League franchise, see Rockford IceHogs (UHL).
Rockford IceHogs
2016–17 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 Ted Dent
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[edit]

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[edit]

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

Season-by-season results[edit]

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Updated March 2, 2017.[1][2]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace Contract
15 United States Barnes, TylerTyler Barnes RW R 27 2016 Burnsville, Minnesota IceHogs
27 Canada Baun, KyleKyle Baun RW R 24 2015 Toronto, Ontario Blackhawks
35 United States Carruth, MacMac Carruth G L 24 2013 Shorewood, Minnesota Blackhawks
32 Sweden Dahlstrom, CarlCarl Dahlstrom D L 22 2016 Stockholm, Sweden Blackhawks
14 Canada DeSousa, ChrisChris DeSousa C L 26 2015 Mississauga, Ontario IceHogs
11 United States Dowell, JakeJake Dowell (C) C L 32 2015 Eau Claire, Wisconsin IceHogs
19 Sweden Forsling, GustavGustav Forsling D L 20 2017 Linköping, Sweden Blackhawks
3 Canada Fournier, DillonDillon Fournier D L 22 2014 Montreal, Quebec Blackhawks
30 Canada Glass, JeffJeff Glass G L 31 2017 Calgary, Alberta Blackhawks
6 Sweden Gustafsson, ErikErik Gustafsson D L 25 2015 Nynäshamn, Sweden Blackhawks
23 United States Hinostroza, VinceVince Hinostroza C R 22 2015 Bartlett, Illinois Blackhawks
31 Sweden Johansson, LarsLars Johansson G L 29 2015 Avesta, Sweden Blackhawks
37 United States Johnson, LukeLuke Johnson C R 22 2016 Grand Forks, North Dakota Blackhawks
22 Canada Labrie, Pierre-CedricPierre-Cedric Labrie (A) LW L 30 2014 Baie-Comeau, Quebec Blackhawks
17 United States Langlois, JeremyJeremy Langlois RW R 26 2016 Tempe, Arizona IceHogs
24 Canada Latta, MichaelMichael Latta C R 25 2017 St. Clements, Ontario Blackhawks
25 Sweden Lundberg, MartinMartin Lundberg C L 26 2016 Skellefteå, Sweden Blackhawks
53 Canada Mashinter, BrandonBrandon Mashinter LW L 28 2013 Bradford, Ontario Blackhawks
26 United Kingdom Mosey, EvanEvan Mosey F R 28 2016 Downers Grove, Illinois IceHogs
9 United States Motte, TylerTyler Motte F L 22 2016 Port Huron, Michigan Blackhawks
21 Sweden Norell, RobinRobin Norell D L 22 2016 Stockholm, Sweden Blackhawks
29 Finland Pokka, VilleVille Pokka D R 22 2014 Tornio, Finland Blackhawks
5 Sweden Press, RobinRobin Press D R 22 2016 Uppsala, Sweden IceHogs
8 Sweden Svedberg, ViktorViktor Svedberg D L 25 2013 Göteborg, Sweden Blackhawks
7 United States Valleau, NolanNolan Valleau D L 24 2015 Novi, Michigan Blackhawks

Team captains[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

Team records[edit]

Regular season[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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

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