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IceHogs exit playoffs after Cornelison's anthem in Rockford

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The Rockford IceHogs were eliminated from the Calder Cup Playoffs in Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals, losing 5-3 to the Grand Rapids Griffins, who won the series 4-1. The IceHogs set new team records for points in a single season, and appeared in the playoffs for the first time since 2010, winning their first round series in a three-game sweep.

Prior to the final game of the year, Chicago Blackhawks anthem singer Jim Cornelison performed the National Anthem while fans cheered, as is customary before Blackhawks home games. To hear Cornelison sing, as well as hear from IceHogs coaches and players reflect on a successful season, click on the above video.

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