INDIANAPOLIS - The Indy Fuel, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks and the AHL's Rockford IceHogs announced Friday that they have agreed to terms with forward Sam Kurker for the 2019-20 season.
Kurker, 25, signs with Indy after he split the 2018-19 season with the Manchester Monarchs and the American Hockey League's Ontario Reign and Binghamton Devils. The 6-foot-2, 203-pound forward earned 16 goals and 14 assists in 38 ECHL games. The third-year pro has 73 ECHL games under his belt, earning 28 goals and 31 assists. In two professional seasons, Kurker has played in 54 AHL games with the Cleveland Monsters, Springfield Thunderbirds, Ontario Reign and the Binghamton Devils.
Before turning pro, Kurker attended Northeastern University for two years. In two seasons in a Huskies uniform the native of Boston, Massachusetts played 116 NCAA games and tallied 13 goals and 17 assists. In his first season with Northeastern, Kurker helped the team to a 2015-16 Hockey East Championship. No stranger to Indianapolis, Kurker played 24 games for the USHL's Indiana Ice that won the 2013-14 Clark Cup Championship.
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