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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: Pointless End to Week 23

Pierre-Marc Bouchard tallied for Rockford on Saturday night. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Pierre-Marc Bouchard tallied for Rockford on Saturday night. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Week 23 of the AHL schedule did not end well for the IceHogs as they took on the Milwaukee Admirals in a home-and-home set of games.

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IceHogs Thursday: Week 12 Not Very Merry

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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.

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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: 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: 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 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.

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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.

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