Speaking at the Rockford IceHogs game Friday night Dean Lowry told reporters how much he's looking forward to working with the Packers' new coaches this coming season and the challenges that await the defense.
One of the best feeder programs for the IceHogs and the Blackhawks is turning out to be the Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League, a junior league. Several former Otters are winding up in IceHogs' or Blackhawks' uniforms including the newest addition to the IceHogs Kyle Maksimovich.
A bunch of transplanted Stateliners are celebrating another national championship. The Graceland University men's basketball team in Lamoni, Iowa won the NAIA National Championship Tuesday night in Kansas City.