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THE FUEL HOST FORT WAYNE IN OPENING NIGHT MATCH

Friday, October 20th
THE FUEL HOST FORT WAYNE IN OPENING NIGHT MATCH

GAME DAY TIMING:

5:30 P.M.: Fan Fest on plaza beings

6:00 P.M.: Doors open

7:00 P.M: Puck drop

OPENING NIGHT:

The Indy Fuel are cruising into the 23-24 season with a rush to the Fort Wayne Komets goal. It's also a Do317 Night, grab a $3 domestic beer or soda, a $1 popcorn, and $7 specialty t-shirt!

Don't miss out on a free 2023-24 season magnet schedule, or postgame autographs with select players in the lobby!

PARKING: Parking at Indiana State Fairgrounds is $10. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to park due to anticipated large crowds at the Fairgrounds. Infield parking is not available at this time.

TICKETS: Tickets for today’s game can be purchased at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum Box Office or online HERE. Kids two and under do not need a ticket as long as they sit on the lap of a ticketed patron.

BAG POLICY: The Indy Fuel now follow the same bag policy as all Indiana State Fairgrounds events. All bags are subject to search upon entering the arena. All bags larger than 14” x 14” x 6” (backpacks, suitcases, duffel bags, etc.) are prohibited. Please plan accordingly to help facilitate a quick and efficient entry process. Please report suspicious bags to an Indiana Farmers Coliseum team member.

You can view the entire Game Day Guide with everything you’ll need to know by clicking HERE.

ABOUT THE HOCKEY:

INDIANAPOLIS- The Indy Fuel will kick off their tenth season against the Komets at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. The Fuel will play Fort Wayne twelve times this season including five home games. 

LAST TIME OUT

The last time these two teams met was April 15, 2023 which was the second to last regular season game for the Fuel last season. Indy took home a 5-4 win with goaltender Cam Gray claiming the win and returning Fuel forward Kyle Maksimovich scoring the game winning goal. 

RIVALRY HISTORY

Since the Fuel’s inception, they have faced their cross-state rivals the Fort Wayne Komets 98 times and have a 40-44-8-6 record against them. At home, the Fuel have a 21-24-3-5 record against Fort Wayne. In a close matchup between the ECHL’s two Indiana teams, the Fuel did have a 9-2-0-0 record over the Komets last season and look to continue that success against them starting tonight.

NEW ADDITIONS

With sixteen returning players for the Fuel, the core of the team is expected to be the same however there are a few standout newcomers including Jon Martin who has joined the Fuel from the Rapid City Rush and has registered over 200 AHL games, Santino Centorame who played 39 games for the Trois-Rivières Lions last season and scored in one of the Fuel’s two preseason matchups.

ABOUT THE INDY FUEL:

The Indy Fuel, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Chicago Blackhawks and the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs, have returned to Indiana Farmers Coliseum for their tenth season. Check out all the Fuel’s promotions, theme nights and get your tickets now HERE.

Don’t forget to follow the Fuel on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn and YouTube for news, updates, contests and much more.

ABOUT CITIZENS ENERGY:

Citizens Energy Group provides safe and reliable water, wastewater, natural gas and thermal energy services to about 800,000 people in the Indianapolis area. We operate our utilities to enhance the quality of life and economic development of the communities we serve. More information is available at CitizensEnergyGroup.com.

--INDYFUELHOCKEY.COM--

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Full Schedule
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Puck Drops:
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Friday, March 22nd
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Puck Drops:
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