Tag Archives: Byron Froese

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.

Continue reading

Advertisements

IceHogs Thursday: Week 12 Not Very Merry

???????????????????????????????

IceHogs center Drew LeBlanc was +1 and recorded 2 shots on goal this past weekend. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs had two games left on the slate before their Christmas break arrived and they were both very important games as they took on 2 Midwest Division opponents.

Continue reading

IceHogs Thursday: Near Perfect Set in Charlotte

Mark McNeill scored on Thursday night for Rockford. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Mark McNeill scored on Thursday night for Rockford. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs took on the Charlotte Checkers down in the Queen City during week 10 of the AHL schedule. While it wasn’t a completely perfect trip, it was still a very successful one for the visitors.

Continue reading

IceHogs Thursday: A Crazy Thanksgiving Weekend

It was Teddy Bear Toss Night at the BMO on Saturday. Read to find out who scored the goal to make them come down onto the ice. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

It was Teddy Bear Toss Night at the BMO on Saturday. Read to find out who scored the goal to make them come down onto the ice. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs finished up week 9 of the AHL schedule, along with the extended Thanksgiving weekend—with home-and-home match-ups against their I-90 rivals, the Chicago Wolves. These 2 games had a little of everything, including flying teddy bears and hats, as well as a Rockford victory.

Continue reading

IceHogs Thursday: Hogs Gobble Up 4 Points

In his return--once again--to the IceHogs line-up, Jeremy Morin factored into the outcome on Wednesday night. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

In his return–once again–to the IceHogs line-up on Wednesday night, Jeremy Morin factored into the outcome of the game. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs finished out week 8 of the AHL season with 2 games on the road and then began week 9 with a home contest against their Midwest division rivals to the north.

Continue reading

IceHogs Thursday: Hogs Picking Up Points Early

Jeremy Morin has scored 3 goals in the last 4 games for the IceHogs. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Jeremy Morin has scored 3 goals in the last 4 games for the IceHogs. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs were busy in week 3 and the beginning of week 4 of the AHL schedule as they took on 2 Midwest Division rivals as well the 2 teams from Ontario, with 3 of the 4 games being on the road.

Continue reading

IceHogs Thursday: Monster Split

Brad Mills scored twice during the IceHogs' weekend set against Lake Erie (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Brad Mills scored twice during the IceHogs’ weekend set against Lake Erie. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Week 2 of the AHL 2013-14 schedule featured the IceHogs travelling to Cleveland to take on the Lake Erie Monsters on October 11th and 12th.  The Hogs swept all 4 games against the Monsters last season and they were looking to start off on the right foot to repeat the feat.

Continue reading

IceHogs Thursday: Hogs Leave Texas with 2 Points

Klas Dahlbeck tallied his first goal of the season on Sunday against Texas. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Klas Dahlbeck tallied his first goal of the season on Sunday against Texas. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The 2013-14 AHL season officially started for the Rockford IceHogs on Saturday night as they rolled on down to Texas to take on San Antonio. In typical AHL fashion, the IceHogs were right back at it the next day as they took on the Texas Stars in Cedar Park, Texas.

Continue reading

IceHogs Tuesday: Fiery Week 23 For Rockford

Jeremy Morin waits for the Brandon Pirri feed that will lead to him scoring the game winning, shorthanded goal on Friday night against the Chicago Wolves. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Jeremy Morin waits for the Brandon Pirri feed that will lead to him scoring the game winning, shorthanded goal on Friday night against the Chicago Wolves. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

For the second straight weekend, the IceHogs faced a three-games-in-three-nights situation. This time in week 23, they faced the Chicago Wolves twice and the Peoria Rivermen. With these big Midwest Division games, the Hogs needed to take, at the bare minimum, 4 out of the 6 points to be right on the cusp of making it into the playoffs; with 6 out of 6 points, they could be in the top 8.

Continue reading

Toledo Walleye Season Preview

Here fishy, fishy – Photo by: the_mel / Flickr

Some of you may remember me as your erstwhile Chicago Express reporter. Well, as we all know, the Express went to the big ice rink in the sky shortly after the conclusion of their inaugural season. So what is a newly minted Chicago-area ECHL fan to do?

The upcoming 2012-13 ECHL season has seen four new teams added to the league, including two “local” entities, the Fort Wayne Komets and Evansville IceMen. I say “local” because in reality, Kalamazoo is closer to either one of those locations from Chicago, and it’ll be a cold day in hell before I root for the Wings (*gag*).

So my allegiances (and somewhat limited reporting skillz) has fallen behind the Toledo Walleye, the farm team of the Blackhawks and dreaded Detroit Red Wings. What sadist in the Toledo front office came up with that marriage made in Hades?

Continue reading