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FUEL HEAD TO WHEELING FOR MORNING MATCHUP

Monday, March 18th
FUEL HEAD TO WHEELING FOR MORNING MATCHUP

INDIANAPOLIS - The Fuel head to Wheeling for a crucial playoff positioning matchup in front of a crowd of rowdy kids on Tuesday morning.

LAST TIME OUT

It's been over two months since these division opponents have seen each other and the last loss was one Wheeling really wanted to forget.

The Nailers were up 7-2 with under 16 minutes to go in the game. They had been owning the Fuel all evening long until the 4:39 mark in the final period. Chris Cameron's first goal of the season would start a massive turnaround as the Fuel would go on to score six goals in less than 14 minutes to make a come-from-behind victory and beat the Nailers 8-7 in their building.

MORNING GAME MADNESS

The Fuel have won their only morning game of the season so far. They beat the Cincinnati Cyclones on February 27 at home in a record-breaking sellout for Education Day.

Wheeling has also enjoyed morning games as they are 2-0 so far this season. This matchup of morning undefeated teams will play a crucial part in playoff positioning as we approach the end of the regular season.

The Fuel are just one point behind the Nailers for second place in the division and the Fuel could take advantage and put themselves in second place, or Wheeling could extend their point lead to three and have a nice cushion heading into the final three weeks of the season.

AROUND THE DIVISION

The Toledo Walleye hold the lead in the division with 83 points, virtually securing themselves the top dogs in the division once the regular season ends. The Nailers and Fuel are neck-and-neck at 71 and 70 points, respectively. The Komets and Wings are tied for fourth place with 67 points. Finally, Cincinnati and Iowa bring up the bottom of the division with 59 and 54 points, respectively.

ABOUT THE INDY FUEL:

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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.

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