Forward Dante Salituro Agrees to Terms with Indy
Fuel sign ECHL All-Star Dante Salituro to SPC for 2019-20 seasonAug 27, 2019
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indy Fuel, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks and the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms with forward Dante Salituro for the 2019-20 season.
Salituro, 22, signs with the Fuel after he spent the 2018-19 season under contract with the NHL’s Minnesota Wild. Assigned to the Allen Americans by Minnesota, the 5-foot-10, 186-pound forward skated in 66 ECHL games, earning a career-high in points tallying 22 goals and 39 assists while leading the Americans in both assists and points.
A native of North York, Ontario, Salituro has appeared in 126 ECHL games with the Cincinnati Cyclones, Norfolk Admirals, Rapid City Rush and Allen Americans, earning 111 points (46g, 65a) as well as a spot in the 2018 ECHL All-Star Classic. Before turning pro, Salituro played three seasons in the Ontario Hockey League with the Ottawa 67’s before signing an entry-level contract with the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets. In his final season with the 67’s, Salituro led the team in goals and assists, tallying 38 goals and 45 assists.
With the signing of Salituro, the Fuel have eight forwards, four defensemen and a goaltender signed for the 2019-20 season. Stay tuned to Indy Fuel social media pages for more player signings throughout the offseason.
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