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Fuel Face Wheeling in First Half of Home-and-Home Series

Saturday, December 26th
Fuel Face Wheeling in First Half of Home-and-Home Series

In the first half of a home-and-home series with the Wheeling Nailers, the Fuel will be looking for their fourth straight win to start the 2020-21 season. Wheeling enters Indiana Farmers Coliseum looking for their first win of the year after falling to the Orlando Solar Bears in back-to-back games last weekend. Having only played one game last weekend, the Fuel are one of two remaining teams who have a 1.000 winning percentage. 

TIME: 7:00 p.m. ET

TV/Stream: FloSports, Mixlr 

TEAM RECORDS

IND: 3-0-0-0, 6 PTS 

WHL: 0-2-1-0, 1 PTS

TEAM LEADERS

IND

Matt Marcinew - 4 points (1G, 3A)

David Broll - 3 points (2G, 1A)

Alex Rauter - 3 points (2G, 1A)

WHL

Michael Joly - 2 points (1G, 1A)

Lawton Courtnall - 2 points (1G, 1A)

Nick Rivera - 2 points (0G, 2A)

LAST TIME OUT

Visiting the Wheeling Nailers for the first road game of the season, the Fuel saw goals from Derek Barach, David Broll and Jared Thomas. Scoring two goals in the middle of the opening period, the Fuel only needed Thomas’ goal in the middle of the second period to earn their first road win and second win in the 2020-21 ECHL season.

HOT START

With three straight wins, the Indy Fuel are off to the hottest start in franchise history. Earning back-to-back wins during the first weekend of the year and an overtime win against Kansas City last Friday, the Fuel will be looking to finish the weekend with what would be a franchise-record five straight wins to start the 2020-21 ECHL season.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Earning a goal and three assists during the Fuel’s 4-3 win against Kansas City last Friday, Matt Marcinew earned ECHL Player of the Week honors. The third-year pro tallied 16 goals and 18 assists through 46 ECHL games last season and will expect to continue his scoring touch throughout this season. Leading the Fuel in points through three games, Marcinew is trailed by David Broll and Alex Rauter who have both registered two goals and an assist.

ABOUT CITIZENS ENERGY

Citizens Energy Group provides safe and reliable water, wastewater, natural gas and thermal energy services to about 800,000 people in the Indianapolis area. We operate  our utilities to enhance the quality of life and economic development of the communities we serve. More information is available at CitizensEnergyGroup.com.

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