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Indy Begins Home and Home Series with Kalamazoo

Saturday, December 18th
Indy Begins Home and Home Series with Kalamazoo

In their second and final home game of the weekend, the Fuel host the Kalamazoo Wings for their annual teddy bear toss game. Indy will be looking to pick up back-to-back wins after their 7-2 win over Cincinnati on Friday while the Wings want to get back on the winning track after falling to Fort Wayne on Friday night. 

TIME: 7:00 p.m. ET

WATCH/LISTEN: FloSports, Mixlr.com/IndyFuel

TEAM RECORDS

IND: 7-11-2-1

KAL: 11-9-0-0

LAST TIME OUT

Closing out their weekend set of games, the Fuel visited the Kalamazoo Wings on Sunday, December 12. Indy would see Spencer Watson score his 100th and 101st ECHL goal but it wouldn’t be enough when the Fuel fell 5-2 to the Wings.

SCORING SPENCER

Tallying two goals in Indy’s dominant win over the Cyclones on Friday, Spencer Watson has five goals in his last three games. With 11 goals in 19 games this season, the fifth-year pro leads the Fuel in goals heading into Saturday night.  

STAYING ALIVE

Playing alongside Jan Mandat and Spencer Watson on Friday night, Jared Thomas picked up a goal and two assists. With his three-point game, Thomas has picked up a point in each of his last 10 games (4g, 10a).

DARIEN’S DAY

Skating in his first game in a Fuel uniform, Darien Craighead registered his first career hat-trick. Arriving Wednesday via a trade with Norfolk, Craighead has tallied nine goals and five assists in 23 games this season. 

YOU ALL GET POINTS

In their 7-2 rout over the Cyclones, the Fuel saw six different players register multiple points. Indy’s first line of Brent Gates, Seamus Malone and Darien Craighead combined for four goals and five assists while the second line of Thomas, Mandat and Watson totaled three goals and three assists. 

VERY SPECIAL TEAMS

Scoring on four out of six power-play chances on Friday night, the Indy Fuel tied a franchise record for power-play goals in a game. The last time Indy scored four power-play goals in a game was October 12, 2019 against the Kansas City Mavericks.  

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