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Bruneteau Named ECHL All-Star Alternate

January 8, 2015 - ECHL (ECHL) - Indy Fuel News Release

INDIANAPOLIS - The Indy Fuel, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks and the AHL's Rockford IceHogs, announced Thursday that Fuel defenseman Nick Bruneteau has been selected as a 2015 ECHL All-Star alternate and will appear in the CCM/ECHL All-Star Game presented by Visit Orlando, should a selected player be unable to appear at the January 21st clash between the host team, the Orlando Solar Bears, and the ECHL All-Stars at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.

A 5'10", 182 lb. right-handed shooting blue-liner and native of Omaha, Nebraska, Bruneteau has two goals to his credit so far this season, currently leads Indy defensemen with 16 points and leads all Fuel skaters with 14 assists in 25 appearances thus far in his first full professional season.

Prior to his time with the Fuel, Bruneteau, 22, appeared in five regular season games and one playoff contest for the Reading Royals at the conclusion of the 2013-14 campaign following four seasons in the collegiate ranks with the University of Vermont from 2010 to 2014. In 144 career appearances for the Catamounts, Bruneteau tallied nine goals and 58 total points, along with 106 penalty minutes.

Next up for the Fuel, it's a Friday showdown vs. the Cincinnati Cyclones with the opening faceoff set for 7:35 pm at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. For tickets, visit any Ticketmaster outlet, log on to or swing by the Indiana Farmers Coliseum box office during regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Full television coverage of Friday's game starts at 7:30 pm on HTSN with Jim Mirabello on the call and full radio coverage begins with the "Jose Cuervo Pregame Show" at 7:20 pm over the air on CBS Sports 1430 WXNT-AM, online at and on smartphones everywhere via the free "TuneIn" Radio app with Fuel broadcaster Tony Brown providing the play-by-play.

In 2014-15, the Indy Fuel, the proud "AA" affiliate of the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks and AHL's Rockford IceHogs, drop the puck on their first season in the ECHL. Season ticket packages for the Fuel's inaugural campaign are available now starting at just under $12 per game! To reserve your seats, contact the Fuel today at (317) 925-FUEL or visit for more information. Be sure to follow the Fuel on Twitter @IndyFuel and don't forget to 'Like' the official "Indy Fuel" fan page on Facebook.

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