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November 24, 2014 - 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, fell to the Orlando Solar Bears on November 19th by a 4-1 final score at the Fairgrounds Coliseum before being defeated by 4-3 and 2-1 final scores by the Reading Royals on Saturday and Sunday at Santander Arena in Reading, Pennsylvania. With the losses, Indy's record fell to 3-8-2-1 overall this season and with nine points, the Fuel remain alone in seventh place in the ECHL's North Division standings.

Overall Record: (3-8-2-1), 9 points, 7th in North Division

Last Week's Record: (0-3-0-0)

Wednesday: Orlando Solar Bears 4, INDY FUEL 1

Saturday: Indy Fuel 3, READING ROYALS 4

Sunday: Indy Fuel 1, READING ROYALS 2

This Week's Games: (Home team in all caps)

Thursday: Indy Fuel vs. FORT WAYNE KOMETS, 7:30 pm, Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne, IN

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Friday: Cincinnati Cyclones vs. INDY FUEL, 7:35 pm, Fairgrounds Coliseum, Indianapolis, IN

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Saturday: Cincinnati Cyclones vs. INDY FUEL, 7:35 pm, Fairgrounds Coliseum, Indianapolis, IN

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Fuel Facts:

- Fuel F Robert Czarnik is currently tied third in the ECHL in power-play goals (4). - Czarnik's four-game goal-scoring streak (5G) to start the season is tied for the second-longest such streak in the ECHL this year. - F Matt White is tied for the ECHL lead in shorthanded goals (2). - D Mathieu Brisebois is tied for the ECHL lead in shootout goals (2). - F's Patrick Cullen and Matt White are tied for the ECHL rookie lead in shorthanded points (2). - The Fuel are the third-least penalized team in the ECHL, averaging just 12.86 PIM's per game this year. - Indy is tied for 8th in the ECHL in shootout percentage (.429). - The Fuel rank in the ECHL's top ten in overall power-play percentage (21.8%, 6th), road power-play percentage (23.8%, 6th) and home power-play percentage (20.6%, 10th). - The Fuel rank tied for 3rd in the ECHL in shorthanded goals (3).

Fuel Team Leaders:

Goals: Robert Czarnik (8)

Assists: Mathieu Brisebois (7)

Points: Robert Czarnik (14)

+/-: Robert Czarnik (+2)

Shots: Patrick Cullen, Robert Czarnik (35)

PIM: Garrett Klotz (37)

PPG: Robert Czarnik (4)

SHG: Matt White (2)

GWG: Mike Duco, Garett Bembridge, Robert Czarnik (1)

Wins: Cody Reichard (3)

GAA: Cody Reichard (2.66)

S%: Cody Reichard (.907)

Get Tickets: Secure your full and half season ticket plans, nine-game mini-packs (starting at just $119) and group seats online at and grab single-game Fuel tickets at any Ticketmaster location, online at and via the Fairgrounds Coliseum box office at 1202 East 38th Street in Indianapolis during regular business hours, weekdays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Fuel Practice Schedule (All practices take place either on the main Fairgrounds Coliseum rink or on the adjacent youth sheet. All practices are open to the media and include player/coach availability upon request):

Tuesday, November 25th: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Wednesday, November 26th: 13:00 am

Thursday, November 27th: 11:00 am

Friday, November 28th: 11:00 am (Morning Skate)

Saturday, November 29th: 11:00 am (Morning Skate)

Next up for the Fuel, it's a Thanksgiving showdown at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Thursday vs. the Fort Wayne Komets with the opening faceoff set for 7:30 pm. Full coverage of Thursday's game begins at 7:15 pm 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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