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March 30, 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, dropped a Friday night tilt to the Reading Royals by a 3-2 final score at Indiana Farmers Coliseum before snapping the South Carolina Stingrays' ECHL-record 23-game winning streak on Saturday at home by a final score of 3-2. Following the week's action, Indy's record stands at 27-29-4-5 overall this season and with 63 points, the Fuel sit alone in sixth place in the ECHL's North Division standings, two points shy of the fifth-place Cincinnati Cyclones and five points behind the fourth-place Wheeling Nailers.

Overall Record: (27-29-4-5), 63 points, 6th in North Division

Last Week's Record: (1-1-0-0)

Friday: Reading Royals 3, INDY FUEL 2

Saturday: South Carolina Stingrays 2, INDY FUEL 3

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

Wednesday: Toledo Walleye vs. INDY FUEL, 7:05 pm EST, Indiana Farmers Coliseum, Indianapolis, IN

TV: HTSN - Tony Brown

RADIO: CBS Sports 1430 AM, cbssports1430.com, TuneIn Radio App - Jim Mirabello

Friday: Indy Fuel vs. CINCINNATI CYCLONES, 7:35 pm EST, US Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH

RADIO: CBS Sports 1430 AM, cbssports1430.com, TuneIn Radio App - Tony Brown

Saturday: Fort Wayne Komets vs. INDY FUEL, 7:35 pm EST, Indiana Farmers Coliseum, Indianapolis, IN

TV: HTSN - Jim Mirabello

RADIO: CBS Sports 1430 AM, cbssports1430.com, TuneIn Radio App - Tony Brown

Saturday: Elmira Jackals vs. INDY FUEL, 3:05 pm EST, Indiana Farmers Coliseum, Indianapolis, IN

TV: HTSN - Jim Mirabello

RADIO: CBS Sports 1430 AM, cbssports1430.com, TuneIn Radio App - Tony Brown

Fuel Facts:

- Kyle Stroh is tied for the ECHL lead in game-winning goals with eight. - Mac Carruth ranks 12th in the ECHL with a 2.59 goals-against average. - Nick Bruneteau leads ECHL rookies with 14 power-play assists while Pete Massar ranks second with 13. Bruneteau is also tied for second among ECHL rookies with 15 power-play points. - Bruneteau's 36 points are tied for the league-lead among rookie defensemen. - Indy has played in more overtime games (18) than any other team in the ECHL. - The Fuel rank in the league's top ten in shootout conversion rate (.319, 7th), overall power-play percentage (20.4%, 4th), home power-play percentage (21.1%, 6th) and road power-play percentage (19.5%, 7th). - Indy released/waived defenseman Dan Ford on Monday and signed former Dartmouth College defenseman Andy Simpson to an ECHL SPC, placing Simpson immediately on the ECHL reserve list.

Fuel Team Leaders:

Goals: Garett Bembridge (27)

Assists: Nick Bruneteau (33)

Points: Garett Bembridge (55)

+/-: Kyle Stroh (+9)

Shots: Garett Bembridge (214)

PIM: Mike Duco (109)

PPG: Garett Bembridge (10)

SHG: Matt White (2)

GWG: Kyle Stroh (8)

Wins: Mac Carruth (15)

GAA: Mac Carruth (2.59)

S%: Mac Carruth (.912)

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

Next up for the Fuel, it's a Wednesday showdown vs. the Toledo Walleye with the opening faceoff set for 7:05 pm on "April Fool's Day" at Indiana Farmers Coliseum! Celebrate Nitro's penchant for shenanigans as the first 2,000 ticket holders through the gates will take home an Indy Fuel whoopee cushion! For tickets, visit any Ticketmaster outlet, www.Ticketmaster.com or swing by the Indiana Farmers Coliseum box office during regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Television coverage of Wednesday's game begins at 7:00 pm on HTSN with Fuel broadcaster Tony Brown providing the play-by-play and full radio coverage starts with the "Jose Cuervo Pregame Show" at 6:50 pm over the air on CBS Sports 1430 WXNT-AM, online at www.cbssports1430.com and on smartphones everywhere via the free "TuneIn" Radio app with Jim Mirabello on the call.

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 www.indyfuelhockey.com 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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