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IceHogs Thursday: Keep On Hoping

IceHogs defenseman Stephen Johns and center Teuvo Teravainen have both contributed since coming to Rockford. (Photo Credit:  Kim Wrona)

IceHogs defenseman Stephen Johns and center Teuvo Teravainen have both contributed since coming to Rockford. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs did not fare very well in their games during week 28 of the AHL schedule. With 3 important contests over the weekend, they dropped 2 of them, which set them back in their race to the playoffs.
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IceHogs Thursday: Down the Stretch

IceHogs defenseman Mathieu Brisebois tallied on Friday night for Rockford. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

IceHogs defenseman Mathieu Brisebois tallied on Friday night for Rockford. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

In their last five games spanning over the course of weeks 25 and 26 of the AHL schedule, the IceHogs have picked up six of a possible ten points and have maintained a playoff spot.
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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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IceHogs Thursday: 4 More Points for Rockford

Brandon Pirri picked up 2 assists during Saturday night's game. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Brandon Pirri picked up 2 assists during Saturday night’s game. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs faced a 3-in-3 set this past weekend for the first time in a while as they took on the Oklahoma City Barons at the BMO Harris Bank Center for 2 games and then traveled out to Iowa to take on the Wild for one game.

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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.

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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: 2 Points In 3 Games. Welp.

Jeremy Morin scored 2 goals in 2 games since he returned to the Rockford line-up. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Jeremy Morin scored 2 goals in 2 games since he returned to the Rockford line-up. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs closed out week 7 of the AHL season with back-to-back games. The Hogs were then slated to play a mid-week match-up against the Abbotsford Heat to kick off week 8.

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Walleye Wednesday: No Carruth, No Truth, No Wins

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This pretty much sums up the week / Photo via Toledo Blade – Jetta Fraser

While many folks first thought (other than concern, I HOPE) when Nikolai Khabibulin went down with an exploded groin during Saturday’s game in Nashville was YAY ANTTI RAANTA, mine was OOH WALLEYE, YOU IN TROUBLE.

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Walleye Wednesday: A Not-So Sunshine State

Yeah, this guy pretty much screwed the Walleye (not literally) / Photo by: the_mel

Last week the Walleye packed up & took their game to the much warmer and scenic Florida for a game against the Florida Everblades, and back-to-back contests against the Orlando Solar Bears. Unfortunately, the results did not match what I presume was a beautiful setting outside the arena. Rather, the Walleye pretty much played like January Ohio weather: i.e. crappy.

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