INDIANAPOLIS - The Indy Fuel, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks and the AHL's Rockford IceHogs announced Tuesday that they have signed forward Alex Krushelnyski for the 2019-20 season.
Krushelnyski, 28, signs with Indy after he spent the majority of the 2019-20 season in the Philadelphia Flyers organization. The 6-foot, 181-pound forward appeared in 19 games with the Reading Royals, tallying seven goals and 13 assists as well as earning AHL call-ups to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms and finishing the season with the Binghamton Devils earning eight points in 32 total games.
The sixth-year pro brings a wealth of experience to Indy with over 300 professional games under his belt including 118 AHL games and 188 ECHL games. The native of Los Angeles, California has scored 69 goals and 112 assists in 188 ECHL games with the Utah Grizzlies, Wichita Thunder, Allen Americans and Reading Royals as well as earning a spot in the 2014-15 ECHL All-Star Game. No stranger to championships, Alex is the son of former NHL player Mike Krushelnyski who is a four-time Stanley Cup Champion winning three as a player with the Edmonton Oilers (1985, 1987, 1988) and one as Assistant Coach of the Detroit Red Wings (1998).
With the signing of Krushelnyski, the Fuel have twelve forwards, five defensemen and two goaltenders signed for the 2019-20 season. Stay tuned to Indy Fuel social media pages for more player signings throughout the offseason.
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