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IceHogs Thursday: All Good Things Must Come to an End

IceHogs forward Ryan Hartman (middle) celebrates his first professional goal with Terry Broadhurst (front) and Stephen Johns (back). (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

IceHogs forward Ryan Hartman (middle) celebrates his first professional goal with Terry Broadhurst (front) and Stephen Johns (back). (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The final week of the 2013-14 AHL regular season saw the IceHogs play in 2 final contests with their playoff hopes barely alive. The IceHogs needed to win both games and get some help from other teams—mainly the Oklahoma City Barons—in order to make the post season.
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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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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.

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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.

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IceHogs Thursday: A Week to Forget

IceHogs defenseman Klas Dahlbeck celebrates his 3rd period goal on Sunday afternoon. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

IceHogs defenseman Klas Dahlbeck celebrates his 3rd period goal on Sunday afternoon. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs had a very important stretch of games in the past week as they were slated to play 4 games in 6 days. It was a good opportunity for them to pick up some big points, especially against Midwest Division rivals Milwaukee and Grand Rapids. Unfortunately for the Hogs, the week didn’t go according to plan.

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IceHogs Thursday: Hogs’ Hot Start Continues

Mark McNeill winds up for a shot--a shot which will turn into the game winning goal on Sunday. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Mark McNeill winds up for a shot–a shot which will turn into the game winning goal on Sunday. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs wrapped up week 4 of the AHL schedule with two games at the BMO Harris Bank Center this past weekend. The Hogs were riding on momentum from their 3 point Canada trip from earlier in the week into their contests with Charlotte and Texas on Saturday and Sunday.

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IceHogs Tuesday: What A Grand Look From The Top

Mr. Ben Smith tallied two game winning goals in week 8. (Photo Credit:  Kim Wrona)

After their home game against the Texas Stars on November 27th, the IceHogs found themselves on a three game road trip that started in Chicago and finished in the Queen City of Charlotte, North Carolina.

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IceHogs Tuesday: Two Points Are Better Than None

Brandon Bollig played a key part in Sunday’s contest. (Photo credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs entered week two still in search of their first victory of 2012-13 and this week provided three opportunities to earn it. Two of the three chances were on home ice as well.

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IceHogs Thursday: Division Realignment

Photo Credit: Kim Wrona

This afternoon, the American Hockey League announced the new division alignments for both the Western and Eastern Conferences. The IceHogs are affected by the realignment as the Charlotte Checkers leave the Midwest Division after just one season and the Grand Rapids Griffins slide in.

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