IceHogs Thursday: Hogs’ Winning Ways Continue

IceHogs forward Mark McNeill scored on Saturday night. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

IceHogs forward Mark McNeill scored on Saturday night. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs played in three Midwest Division games to end week 21 and begin week 22 of the AHL schedule. Two of the three games were at the BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford as the IceHogs took on the Chicago Wolves and the Milwaukee Admirals. The other contest saw the IceHogs travel to Iowa to take on the Wild.

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IceHogs Thursday: Points on Points

IceHogs center Brandon Pirri had a big weekend for Rockford. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

IceHogs center Brandon Pirri had a big weekend for Rockford. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Week 20 of the AHL schedule featured three games for the IceHogs against two Midwest Division opponents.

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IceHogs Thursday: On a Roll

IceHogs winger Jeremy Morin recorded his first professional hat trick on Saturday night. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

IceHogs winger Jeremy Morin recorded his first professional hat trick on Saturday night. In this particular photo, he is about to score his second goal of the night. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs hosted two games on Saturday and Sunday at the BMO Harris Bank Center to wrap up week 19 of the AHL schedule.

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IceHogs Thursday: Another 4 Points

IceHogs forward Brandon Mashinter has four points in his last three games (3 G, 1 A). (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

IceHogs forward Brandon Mashinter has four points in his last three games (3 G, 1 A). (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs went on a rare trip to New York during week 18 of the AHL schedule. They took on the Rochester Americans and the Utica Comets in back-to-back games before coming back home to the BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford to take on the Hamilton Bulldogs to start week 19.

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IceHogs Thursday: Hogs Take 4 of 6 Points from Ads

Winger Jeremy Morin scored two goals on Sunday for Rockford. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Winger Jeremy Morin scored two goals on Sunday for Rockford. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs became very familiar with the Milwaukee Admirals in week 17 of the AHL schedule as they faced their rivals to the North three nights in a row.

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IceHogs Thursday: Close but No Cigar

Pat Mullane scored for the IceHogs on Saturday night. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Pat Mullane scored for the IceHogs on Saturday night. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs finished week 16 with a Saturday match-up against a Midwest Division rival and began week 17 with a Martin Luther King Day matinee showdown against one of the top teams in the Western Conference.

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IceHogs Thursday: Almost a Trifecta

Joakim Nordstrom has been playing very well for Rockford this season. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Joakim Nordstrom has been playing very well for Rockford this season. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Week 15 and the beginning of week 16 of the AHL schedule had the IceHogs playing on home ice for three contests. They took advantage and were able to earn 5 of 6 points at the BMO Harris Bank Center.

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IceHogs Thursday: (Kind of) Improving

Defenseman Adam Clendening racked up 5 points in the past 4 games (1 G, 4 A). (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Defenseman Adam Clendening racked up 5 points in the past 4 games (1 G, 4 A). (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs finally snapped their losing skid during week 14 of the AHL schedule as they faced a 3-games-in-3-nights stint over the weekend. Unfortunately for the Hogs, week 15 didn’t start out as well as they would have liked.

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IceHogs Thursday: Backing into 2014

Terry Broadhurst drives to the front of the net during Monday's contest against the Checkers. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Terry Broadhurst drives to the front of the net during Monday’s contest against the Checkers. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs finished the 2013 portion of the AHL season with 3 games, 2 of which were against Midwest Division rivals. But, these 3 games though did not go the Hogs’ way by any means.

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