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IceHogs Announce First Two Playoff Dates

by Rockford IceHogs Press Release / Chicago Blackhawks

Rockford, Ill.- The Rockford IceHogs, along with the American Hockey League, announced on Sunday the IceHogs first two Calder Cup Playoff dates. The IceHogs will take on the Houston Aeros in the First Round of the 2008 Calder Cup Playoffs.

Game One of the series is set for Friday, April 18 at the Rockford MetroCentre. Game time is 7:30 p.m. Season Ticket Holders should use ticket “A” for the game.

Game Two of the series is set for Saturday, April 19 at the MetroCentre. The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. on Saturday. Season Ticket Holders should use ticket “B” for Game Two.

All Calder Cup postseason series are best-of-seven. Games Three, Four and Five (if necessary) will be played at the Toyota Center in Houston. Games Six and Seven, if necessary, will be played in Rockford. Dates for the series final five games will be announced later this week.

Tickets are on sale for Games One and Two. Tickets can be purchased by calling (815) 968-5222, on the web at, at Hogs Headquarters in Cherryvale Mall or at the MetroCentre Box Office.

For questions regarding the upcoming Rockford-Houston Calder Cup Playoff series, contact the IceHogs office at (815) 986-6465.

Next Home Game: Friday, April 18 vs. Houston Aeros. Game time is 7:30 p.m. Game One, Round One of the Calder Cup Playoffs. The IceHogs face-off against the Aeros in their first ever Calder Cup Playoff game at the Rockford MetroCentre

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