The Rockford IceHogs, Chicago’s affiliate in the American Hockey League, had their share of turnover this summer. Some familiar names depart for other opportunities, to be replaced by the hope of fresh prospects. I will be sending weekly reports from the jewel of Winnebago County throughout the hockey season. Before the Hogs drop the puck […]
The Rockford IceHogs, AHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks, have struggled on the defensive end to start the 2015-16 season. Coach Ted Dent must have pushed the right buttons at practice prior to this past week’s action. The Hogs were stingier and have won three straight games because of it. Rockford bested Centrals Division foes […]
The Rockford IceHogs are preparing to finish up their longest road jaunt of 2014-15. So far it has been a productive one with the Hogs taking five of six points in their first three games of the trip. Rockford bested Adirondack and Hamilton on Thursday and Saturday before losing a shootout to Toronto Sunday afternoon.
The puck dropped for the final time on Blackhawks Prospect Camp at 10:00 this morning for the final scrimmage of the week. With one last chance to show hockey ops and fans what they could do this week, the prospects put on a great show.
Thursday at Blackhawks Prospect Camp brought the second scrimmage of the week. The White Team was looking to even up the “series” since the Red Team took the 5-4 victory in Wednesday’s scrimmage.
Day 3 of Blackhawks Prospect Camp brought the first scrimmage of the week at Johnny’s Ice House West. Team A (White jerseys) and Team B (Red jerseys) dropped the puck at roughly 11:30 a.m.
Day 2 of Blackhawks Prospect Camp at Johnny’s Ice House West featured two more practices today. The groups weren’t just Free Agents and Blackhawk property anymore—the two were mixed together in what should be preparation for the following three days of scrimmages.
Before we get to the prospects roundup, a couple quick things. First, please go vote. Even if you don’t think it affects you, there are local questions and races on the ballots around the place that will. And it feels good. Secondly, we haven’t talked about it much here and I know everyone in the […]
Right, let’s move farther down the organizational totem pole….wouldn’t that be a great pickup line? “Hey babe, you wanna move up the organizational totem pole?” Actually, that would be awful but kind of funny. Kind of like, “Hey, let me put my plus into your minus.” Or “Why don’t you come back to my place […]