Indy Fuel

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Indy Fuel
2015–16 ECHL season
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City Indianapolis, Indiana
League ECHL
Conference Western
Division Midewest
Founded 2013
Home arena Indiana Farmers Coliseum
Colors Red, Gold, Black, White
                   
Owner(s) Indiana Hockey Club, LLC (Jim & Sean Hallett and Jerry Williams)
Head coach Scott Hillman
Affiliates Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)
Rockford IceHogs (AHL)
Franchise history
2014–present Indy Fuel

The Indy Fuel are a minor league ice hockey team in the Midwest Division of the ECHL's Western Conference which began play in the 2014–15 season. Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Fuel play their home games at the newly renovated Indiana Farmers Coliseum on the Indiana State Fairgrounds.[1] They are affiliated with the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks and the AHL's Rockford IceHogs.

History[edit]

On November 11, 2013, the ECHL Board of Governors approved the expansion membership application of the Indy Fuel for admission to the league for the 2014–15 season. On October 17, 2014, the Fuel played their franchise opening game against the Fort Wayne Komets, reigniting the Indianapolis and Fort Wayne rivalry after 15 years in a 4–5 defeat.[2]

Season records[edit]

Season GP W L OTL SOL PTS GF GA PIM Regular Season Finish Playoffs
2014–15 72 31 30 4 7 73 197 221 1026 6th of 7, North Div. Did not qualify

Current roster[edit]

Updated August 24, 2015.[3]
# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace Contract
41 Canada Bembridge, GarettGarett Bembridge (A) RW R 34 2014 Melfort, Saskatchewan Fuel
9 Canada Bly, RhettRhett Bly F L 25 2014 Regina, Saskatchewan Fuel
Canada Brittain, JoshJosh Brittain LW L 25 2015 Milton, Ontario Fuel
2 United States Franzon, AndersAnders Franzon D R 26 2014 Plattsburgh, New York Fuel
19 Sweden Lindberg, NicklasNicklas Lindberg C L 34 2015 Stockholm, Sweden Fuel
United States Marshall, BenBen Marshall D L 23 2015 Mahtomedi, Minnesota Fuel
16 United States Massar, PetePete Massar F R 26 2014 Williston, Vermont Fuel
21 Canada McGuire, JohnnyJohnny McGuire RW R 22 2014 Lindsay, Ontario Fuel
1 Canada Owen, ShaneShane Owen G L 25 2015 Shanty Bay, Ontario Fuel
United States Quick, KevinKevin Quick D L 27 2015 Buffalo, New York Fuel
United States Seckel, ReedReed Seckel F L 26 2015 Melvin, Michigan Fuel
7 Austria Schneider, PeterPeter Schneider RW R 24 2015 Klosterneuburg, Austria Fuel
United States Simpson, AndyAndy Simpson D R 24 2015 Wildwood, Missouri Fuel
11 Canada Stroh, KyleKyle Stroh C R 26 2015 Vibank, Saskatchewan Fuel
United States Thrush, CaseyCasey Thrush LW L 23 2015 Olney, Maryland Fuel
12 Canada Vossen, EvanEvan Vossen F L 28 2015 Swift Current, Saskatchewan Fuel
United States Wallin, TerrenceTerrence Wallin F R 23 2015 Yardley, Pennsylvania Fuel
20 United States White, MattMatt White C L 23 2014 McMurray, Pennsylvania Fuel
Canada Wintoneak, WalkerWalker Wintoneak RW R 26 2015 Thunder Bay, Ontario Fuel

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City's new pro hockey team to be called Indy Fuel". Indianapolis Business Journal. IBJ Media. November 26, 2013. Retrieved November 26, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Indy Fuel lose franchise opener 5–4 to Fort Wayne". Indy Star. 2014-10-17. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Indy Fuel roster". Indy Fuel. January 8, 2015. Retrieved January 6, 2015. 

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