NIU Hockey Night in Rockford - RESCHEDULED

NIU Hockey Night in Rockford

Wednesday, March 15

Join your fellow Rockford-area Huskies in the District Bar and Grill banquet room, Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 5-6:30 p.m. for a pregame reception before the Rockford IceHogs game.

Network with fellow alumni at District Bar and Grill, located within walking distance from the BMO Center. Attendees will enjoy appetizers, the first round of drinks and a game ticket with each paid registration.

After the pregame, watch the Rockford IceHogs take on the Manitoba Moose. The puck drops at 7 p.m. at BMO Center. Seats for the game will be in the Upper End Zone.

Make sure to stick around after the game for a group photo taken at center ice.

For more information or questions, please contact Assistant Director of NIU Foundation & Alumni Events Malerie Schumaker at or 815-753-5421. All sales are final. There are no refunds.

Event Information

Cost: $35 

Pregame (5-6:30 p.m.):
District Bar and Grill
205 W. State Street
Rockford, IL 61101

Hockey Game (7 p.m. puck drop):


5:00PM - 11:00PM Wed 15 Mar 2023, Central timezone


BMO Center
300 Elm Street
Rockford, IL 61101

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DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS, THE EVENTS IN ROCKFORD ORIGINALLY PLANNED FOR FEB. 22 HAVE BEEN POSTPONED. The pregame reception and hockey game will now take place on Wednesday, March 15. 

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