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Fuel Look to Bounce Back After Friday Loss

Saturday, February 20th
Fuel Look to Bounce Back After Friday Loss

Falling to the Swamp Rabbits in a 4-3 back and forth game on Friday night, both teams return to Indiana Farmers Coliseum on Saturday night for the second of three straight matchups. Indy will be looking to get back on the winning track after having their win streak snapped on Friday while Greenville will be looking to string together multiple wins for the first time since February 11. 

TIME: 7:00 p.m. ET

TV/Stream: FloSports, Mixlr.com/indyfuel

TEAM RECORDS

IND: 16-4-1-0, 33 PTS 

GRN: 10-6-5-2, 27 PTS

TEAM LEADERS

IND

Nic Pierog - 19 points (14G, 5A)

Matt Marcinew - 18 points (7G, 11A)

Spencer Watson - 13 points (6G, 7A)

GRN

Ben Finklestein - 17 points (4G, 13A)

Samuel Jardine - 17 points (1G, 16A)

Greg Meireles - 16 points (4G, 12A)

LAST TIME OUT

In the first of three straight games, the Fuel hosted the Greenville Swamp Rabbits on Friday night at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Greenville took the early lead at the end of the first period only for both teams to trade goals throughout the night. Indy would fight until the dying seconds but would eventually fall 4-3 on Friday night. 

PIEROG’S POINTS

Scoring two goals in Wednesday’s game against the Fort Wayne Komets and earning a goal on Friday night, Nic Pierog continues to sit atop the league standings in goals earning 14 tallies in 19 games. Picking up a goal and an assist during Friday’s loss to Greenville, Pierog has points in back-to-back games for the first time since January 8 and 9 against the Swamp Rabbits.

THE BAK WALL

Tied with Greenville goaltender Ryan Bednard for first place in the ECHL in wins, Dan Bakala has earned wins in nine out of his 10 starts this season. The 33-year-old goaltender has put up an impressive 2.32 goals-against average and .918 save percentage through 10 games this season while splitting his time with Billy Christopoulos. 

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