Rockford IceHogs RoundUp

As August arrives, the latest round of 6 game (or practice) worn jersey auctions will end and a new round will begin. On August 1, there will be 6 new jerseys on auction every seven days through mid-September. Red, black and cream practice jerseys and red and cream game jerseys are among the offerings.

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Season tickets for 2017-18 are now on sale. Packages start at $105 for a 7 game pack. Opening night is Saturday, October 14 against the Iowa Wild.

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Rockford’s “Anything That Floats” event on Sunday, Aug. 20 will feature the inaugural rubber duck race sponsored by the IceHogs. Ducks can be purchased for $5 (or $20 for 5 ducks). Three cash prizes will be awarded ($1000, $500 and $250), along with tickets and other IceHogs swag. A portion of the proceeds will benefit local charities.

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If you want to be part of the Rockford IceHogs Ice Crew for the 2017-18 season, here is your opportunity. Auditions are being held on Saturday, August 5 (at the Riverview IceHouse 3-4 p.m.) and Wednesday, August 23 and (at the Carlson Ice Arena 7-8 p.m.). In addition to cleaning the ice, duties include helping with carious in-game promotions, interacting with fans, selling raffle tickets and other similar jobs.

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Check back here on Puck Planet for all of the latest news on the Rockford IceHogs. There really is no offseason for the IceHogs or for Puck Planet.

John Wroblewski

John Wroblewski is a freelance writer, who covers the Rockford IceHogs and writes general interest pieces for Puck Planet. His writing career really started over twenty years ago, as a guest columnist for a Chicagoland community newspaper group. John has written several articles for Global Traveler magazine, along with being a regular online contributor. In 2008, he started Johngy’s Beat, a site focused on meeting celebrities, athletes and pop culture icons. His Johngy’s Beat YouTube channel has over 800 interviews. Currently, John regularly covers the IceHogs, the Chicago Bandits (National Pro Fastpitch), the Chicago Bliss (Legends Football League), Resistance Pro Wrestling and many comic cons around the country.

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