1. Home
  2. News
  3. Indy Signs Goaltender Dan Bakala

Indy Signs Goaltender Dan Bakala

Wednesday, January 1st
Indy Signs Goaltender Dan Bakala

INDIANAPOLIS - The Indy Fuel, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks and the AHL's Rockford IceHogs announced Wednesday that they have signed goaltender Dan Bakala to a standard player contract.

Bakala, 32, signs with the Fuel after spending the first half of the 2019-20 season playing for Mora IK in the Swedish Allsvenskan. The 5-foot-11, 185-pound goaltender appeared in five games with Mora IK, earning a 4.26 goals-against average and a .854 save percentage. Prior to his time with Mora Ik, Bakala spent the 2018-19 season with Villacher SV in the EBEL, playing in 49 games and registering a 3.06 goals-against average and a .908 save percentage.

A native of Calgary, Alberta, Bakala has spent the last five seasons playing in the EBEL (Austria), DEL (Germany), SHL and Allsvenskan (Sweden). Appearing in 20 games with the Frolunda Indians (SHL) during the 2016-17 season, Bakala helped the Indians to the Champions Hockey League Championship.

Additional to the Bakala signing, the Fuel announced that they have released goaltender Gordon Defiel. Indy begins three games in three days on Thursday at home against the Cincinnati Cyclones and Fort Wayne Komets then visit the Toledo Walleye on Saturday night.

Single-Game tickets are now available for the entire 2019-20 Fuel season at Indiana Farmers Coliseum! Fans can also take advantage of a wide variety of Ticket Plans by calling 317-925-FUEL or visiting IndyFuelHockey.com. Don't miss a second of the action during the 2019-20 season - follow the Fuel on Twitter and Instagram (@IndyFuel) and ‘Like' the Fuel on Facebook.

-- INDYFUELHOCKEY.COM --

Upcoming Home Games

Full Schedule
Hockey is for Everyone
Friday, February 23rd
Hockey is for Everyone
Puck Drops:
7:00 PM EST
Indiana Farmers Coliseum
Wichita Thunder
WIC Wichita Thunder
at
Indy Fuel
IND Indy Fuel
Indiana Farmers Coliseum
Made in America & First Responders Night
Saturday, February 24th
Made in America & First Responders Night
Puck Drops:
7:00 PM EST
Indiana Farmers Coliseum
Wichita Thunder
WIC Wichita Thunder
at
Indy Fuel
IND Indy Fuel
Indiana Farmers Coliseum
Education Day
Tuesday, February 27th
Education Day
Puck Drops:
10:30 AM EST
Indiana Farmers Coliseum
Cincinnati Cyclones
CIN Cincinnati Cyclones
at
Indy Fuel
IND Indy Fuel
Indiana Farmers Coliseum
FUEL HOST WICHITA THUNDER ON FRIDAY NIGHT
FUEL HOST WICHITA THUNDER ON FRIDAY NIGHT
CHRIS CAMERON LOANED TO HARTFORD WOLF PACK
CHRIS CAMERON LOANED TO HARTFORD WOLF PACK
INDY FUEL PIT STOP: WEEK 18
INDY FUEL PIT STOP: WEEK 18

Get Hockey Updates

Sign up for our email newsletter to be the first to know about news and upcoming games!

Our Affiliates