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Fuel Trade for a Pair of Forwards

Tuesday, December 14th
Fuel Trade for a Pair of Forwards

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indy Fuel, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Chicago Blackhawks and the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs, announced Tuesday that they have acquired forwards Karl El-Mir and Darien Craighead from the Norfolk Admirals in exchange for Cedric Lacroix and Colton Heffley.

El-Mir, 25, returns to the Circle City after he played 20 games for the Admirals, tallying three goals and eight assists. The second-year forward opted out of the 2020-21 season due to the covid-19 pandemic but split his first pro season between the Indy Fuel and Greenville Swamp Rabbits. Skating in 34 total games during the 2019-20 campaign, El-Mir registered nine goals, 10 assists and 14 penalty minutes. 

Craighead, 24, joins the Fuel in his second professional season. The Surrey, British Columbia native has played in 22 games this season for the Admirals earning six goals and five assists. Appearing in a total of 47 ECHL games over two seasons, Craighead has earned 12 goals and nine assists.  

Various ticket options are now on sale for the Fuel’s 8th season at Indiana Farmers Coliseum! Lock up your seat for every second of the action at Indiana Farmers Coliseum with a Fuel Ticket Plan – grab yours by heading to IndyFuelHockey.com or by calling the Fuel front office at 317-925-FUEL. Don’t forget to follow the Fuel on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (IndyFuel) for news, updates, contests and much more throughout the 2021-22 season. 

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