(Update: this is from last year, our bad.) Lost in the madness of March was this little gem from the AHL this week. A fight between the Rockford Ice Hogs and Chicago Wolves, in the final seconds of a 2-1 Hogs win, broke out basically in the Rockford bench and spread to surrounding area.
AHL referee David Banfield wore a GoPro camera for the Rockford IceHogs/Charlotte Checkers game on Dec. 7, and although these perspectives are sometimes surprisingly boring, this one's entertaining. Long, but entertaining. We get to watch Banfield break up scrums, allow fights to happen, argue with players, and get…
The last time we checked in with the AHL's Rockford IceHogs, they were "celebrating" Hispanic Heritage Weekend by slapping a sombrero and a mustache on their mascot. Last night, they traded racism for goonery, starting a massive brawl at the end of a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Wolves.
The AHL's Rockford IceHogs sure settled on a curious way to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Weekend. On Friday, Nov. 16, the IceHogs will be showing their respect for Hispanic culture and fans by wearing the jerseys above, showing Hammy Hog, the team's mascot, adorned with a sombrero and thick mustache. ¡Que racista!