Celebrate Opening Night with the Rockford IceHogs on Saturday, Oct. 12 vs. Grand Rapids.
The first 4,000 fans in attendance receive a free 2019-20 IceHogs schedule calendar, courtesy of Impact Networking. The calendar will hold the complete IceHogs schedule and be available as fans arrive to BMO Harris Bank Center.
The IceHogs will celebrate the men and women of our armed forces with special tributes throughout the evening on Military Appreciation Night. All active and former military members will receive a free ticket to Saturday's game with valid ID and can also take advantage of a discounted ticket price of just $10 for their friends and family.
Rockford will host its second annual Hockey Fights Cancer Night to honor and recognize those whose lives have been impacted by cancer. The IceHogs will don specialty jerseys and fans are encouraged to wear lavender to the game to join the support of the Hockey Fights Cancer initiative. “I Fight For” signs will be available for fans to fill out for the evening’s game.
The IceHogs will be giving away free bobbleheads of two-time Stanley Cup champion Kris Versteeg. Versteeg helped the Blackhawks to the Cup in 2009-10 and 2014-15 and has combined to notch 358 points (149g, 209a) in 643 games during his 11-year NHL career. Versteeg also skated with the IceHogs in 2007-08 prior to signing a one-year AHL deal with Rockford this offseason.