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FUEL HOST NAILERS TO KICK OFF PLAYOFFS

Wednesday, April 17th
FUEL HOST NAILERS TO KICK OFF PLAYOFFS

GAME DAY TIMING:

6:00 P.M.: Doors open

7:00 P.M: Puck drop

PLAYOFF HOCKEY & DO317 NIGHT:

We're in, join the Fuel for their 2024 Kelly Cup Playoff run! Receive a playoff rally towel before the game on April 19th!

It's also a Do317 Night! Enjoy $3 beverages, $1 popcorn, and $7 specialty t-shirts and craft beer!

PARKING: Parking at Indiana State Fairgrounds is $10. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to park due to anticipated large crowds at the Fairgrounds.

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 Fuel will kick off their 2024 Kelly Cup Playoff run on Friday night at home as they host the Wheeling Nailers in the first of two home games this weekend. The Fuel are looking for their first home playoff win in franchise history against the Nailers.

LAST TIME OUT

The last time these two teams met was April 7 when Indy visited Wheeling and fell 5-3 to the Nailers. Despite losing, the Fuel clinched the playoffs during the game due to Fort Wayne defeating the Kalamazoo Wings at the same time. 

SEASON SERIES

The Fuel were 8-2-1-0 against the Nailers during the regular season, including a huge comeback game in Wheeling where Indy scored six unanswered goals in the third period to claim a win on January 13. While Wheeling did win the last regular season match between these two teams, Indy claimed the previous five wins. 

TOP PLAYMAKERS 

Bryan Lemos, Kyle Maksimovich and Andrew Bellant all played 11 games against Wheeling this season, the most on the team. Lemos leads the Fuel with 15 points against them this season while Maksimovich leads in goals with seven alongside Jon Martin who also has seven goals over Wheeling. Lemos leads the team in assists against Wheeling with ten. Among defensemen, Santino Centorame leads the Fuel in +/- against Wheeling with +8 while Chris Cameron leads the team in penalty minutes with 34. 

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.

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