If you just can't wait for the regular hockey season to begin, then wet your appetite with this.

You can see the Rockford IceHogs play for free this Thursday for their preseason game.

Yes, I said free.

The Rockford IceHogs will be playing this free preseason game against the Chicago Wolves this Thursday at the BMO Harris Bank Center.

The IceHogs are suggesting all who attend to bring with them a non-perishable food item to be donated to the Rockford Rescue Mission. Plus, each fan who donates will receive a buy one, get one free ticket voucher good for any IceHogs home game in October.

Game time is 7PM the doors will open at 6PM. The concessions will be open to purchase food and beverages.

To find out more about this game and the IceHogs schedule, click here.