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Indy Hosts Wheeling in Second Half of Home and Home

Thursday, April 15th
Indy Hosts Wheeling in Second Half of Home and Home

After falling to the Wheeling Nailers 3-1 on Wednesday night, the Fuel host their division rival in the second half of a home and home series on Thursday. Indy is looking to put together back to back wins for the first time since March 20 while Wheeling has earned points in their last six games.

TIME: 7:00 p.m. ET

TV/Stream: FloSports, mixlr.com/IndyFuel

TEAM RECORDS

IND: 27-16-4-0, 58 PTS 

WHL: 15-23-5-1, 34 PTS

TEAM LEADERS

IND

Matt Marcinew - 36 points (18G, 18A)

Nic Pierog - 29 points (19G, 10A)

Willie Raskob - 28 points (11G, 17A)

WHL

Cody Sylvester - 35 points (18G, 17A)

Patrick Watling - 25 points (7G, 18A)

Patrick McNally - 25 points (6G, 19A)

LAST TIME OUT

Playing the first half of a home and home series, the Indy Fuel visited the Wheeling Nailers on Wednesday night. Wheeling would take the lead in the first period thanks to a Patrick McNally goal before Indy’s Willie Raskob tied the game in the second. Wheeling would score two unanswered goals to eventually take the 3-1 win over Indy. 

THE BEST OFFENSE IS GOOD DEFENSE

Entering Thursday night’s game against Wheeling, defenseman Willie Raskob has three goals in his last six games. Sitting in second place in the ECHL in goals among defensemen, Raskob is also tied for second place on the Fuel in power-play points. 

BAK STOPPING

Coming into Thursday, Dan Bakala has put together a 7-0-1-0 record against the Wheeling Nailers. The 33-year-old goaltender is currently second place in the ECHL in wins with 16. While splitting his time with rookie goaltender Tom Aubrun, Bakala has put together a 2.63 goals-against average and a .914 save percentage.

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