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Fuel Complete Trade with Tulsa for Brent Gates

April 5, 2021 - 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 Monday that they have completed a trade with the Tulsa Oilers, acquiring forward Brent Gates in exchange for forward Michael McNicholas.

Gates, 23, joins the Fuel after splitting the first half of the season between the Tulsa Oilers and American Hockey League's San Diego Gulls. The 6-foot-2, 198-pound forward has skated in 31 games for the Oilers this season registering six goals, 12 assists and 42 penalty minutes.

A third-round draft pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft (80th overall) by the Anaheim Ducks, Gates has played 28 AHL games with the San Diego Gulls earning five goals and three assists. Prior to turning pro, Gates played four years at the University of Minnesota appearing in 148 contests and earning 42 goals and 43 assists.

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