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As with most, if not all, AHL teams this year the Rockford ice Hogs will combine veteran journeymen with would-be stars. The roster is as follows:
11 Brad Winchester LW
14 Drew LeBlanc RW
15 Wade Brookbank LW
16 Brad Mills C
18 Phillip Danault C
19 Jeremy Morin LW
20 Pat Mullane...
The Rockford Ice Hogs and the Chicago Wolves got into it pretty intensely on Sunday night very late in the third period. The Ice Hogs had a powerplay with 12.9 seconds left and with a 2-1 lead they were intent on letting the clock run out.
Ice Hogs forward Ben Smith was then hit through a door that wasn’t closed all the way by Guillaume Desbiens as they were taking the puck up...
Who says there isn't any hockey going on right now? Why half the OSG Sports Media front office went and took in an ECHL game our ownselves this past Saturday.
It's all minor league hockey, which isn't such a bad thing. In fact they don't mind having crazy on-ice brawls in the minors.
Check out one that took place this past weekend...
Back in February of 2009, Jim Rutherford made one of his better trades in recent memory when he acquired Jussi Jokinen from Tampa Bay in exchange for Wade Brookbank and Josef Melichar. Jokinen was having the worst season of NHL career during that time and had only 16 points in 46 games with the Bolts. In each of the three years before that, Jokinen was a 40+ point player and an ace...