In their final game of a four game road swing, the Indy Fuel enters Sunday night looking for back to back wins over the Rapid City Rush. Rapid City needs a win as they are fighting for their playoff lives while Indy needs a win to further cement themselves in third place in the East.
TIME: 9:05 p.m. ET
IND: 32-22-7-0, .582 PCT
RC: 32-29-3-1, .523 PCT
Matt Marcinew - 43 points (22G, 21A)
Nic Pierog - 42 points (22G, 20A)
Jared Thomas - 34 points (9G, 25A)
Peter Quenneville - 64 points (25G, 39A)
Tyler Coulter - 58 points (22G, 36A)
Avery Peterson - 47 points (27G, 20A)
LAST TIME OUT
After losing the first two matchups with the Rapid City Rush, Indy returned to the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center for the third of a four-game series on Saturday night. Entering the third period down by a goal, Spencer Watson and Matt Marcinew would score for Indy to help them take a 3-2 win over the Rush on Saturday night.
Scoring the eventual game winning goal on Saturday night, forward Matt Marcinew broke the franchise record for game winning goals. Marcinew enters Sunday night on a two game goal streak and leading the Fuel in points (22g, 21a).
DOWN THE STRETCH
Earning a win on Saturday night, the Fuel further cemented themselves in the 3rd position in the East. With Orlando falling on Saturday night to the South Carolina Stingrays, the Fuel pushed their gap to four games over the Solar Bears. The Fuel will be cheering for a South Carolina win on Sunday while fighting for their own win over the Rush.
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