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INDY ADDS VETERAN PRESENCE WITH BULMER

Thursday, January 4th
INDY ADDS VETERAN PRESENCE WITH BULMER

INDIANAPOLIS- The Indy Fuel have announced on Thursday that they have signed forward Brett Bulmer to a standard player contract. Additionally, Rockford has loaned defenseman Andrew Perrott to the Fuel. 

Bulmer, 31, joins the Fuel after three seasons in the Germany3 league where he played for the Tilburg Trappers and Hanover Indians. In 112 games, he tallied 205 points and helped his team to the playoffs twice where he collected 18 points in 14 games. 

Prior to that, the 6’4 forward played in three different European leagues from 2016 to 2020 with the exception of the 2017-18 season which he spent with the Florida Everblades of the ECHL. With Florida he tallied 42 points in 70 games while racking up 144 penalty minutes. They were the ECHL regular season champions that year and he went on to score thirteen points in 20 playoff games during their playoff run that year.

Bulmer made his NHL debut with the Minnesota Wild during the 2011-12 season after being drafted by them 39th overall in the 2010 NHL Draft. He played in the Wild’s organization for five years before shifting his career to Europe. 

VIEW BULMER’S CAREER STATS HERE

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Andrew Perrot played two games with the Fuel to start the season before his 17-game stint with Rockford where he collected four points including one goal. 

Last season, the defenseman tallied 20 points in 51 games with the Fuel and two points in 13 games with the IceHogs. 

VIEW PERROTT’S CAREER STATS HERE

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Additionally, the Rockford IceHogs have recalled goaltender Mitchell Weeks and forward Kyle Maksimovich this week. Both are on AHL contracts with Rockford and have moved between the two teams frequently this season. 

Weeks currently has a .888 save percentage and 3.14 goals against average through five wins with the Fuel this season. Weeks earned the Fuel’s player of the month award for December where he did not lose a single game in regulation.

VIEW WEEKS’ CAREER STATS HERE

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Maksimovich leads the Fuel in goals with ten including two power play goals. Additionally he has nine assists on the season, two multi-goal games and two game winning goals. 

VIEW MAKSIMOVICH’S CAREER STATS HERE

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