Fuel Announce Roster Moves

Fuel Announce Roster Moves

Fuel acquire forward Christian Horn, Sam Kurker signs PTO with Stockton

Jan 15, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indy Fuel, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks announced Wednesday that they have acquired forward Christian Horn from the Norfolk Admirals in exchange for cash considerations. Additionally, the Fuel announced that forward Sam Kurker has signed a professional tryout agreement (PTO) with the AHL’s Stockton Heat.


Kurker, 25, signed with Indy in early October after he split the 2018-19 season with the Manchester Monarchs and the American Hockey League’s Ontario Reign and Binghamton Devils. The 6-foot-2, 203-pound forward has earned four goals and nine assists through 32 games with the Indy Fuel this season. The third-year pro has 105 ECHL games under his belt, earning 32 goals and 40 assists. A second-round draft pick of the St Louis Blues in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft (56th overall) Kurker has appeared in 54 AHL games split between the Cleveland Monsters, Springfield Thunderbirds, Ontario Reign and the Binghamton Devils.


Horn, 26, arrives in Indy after spending the first half of the season with the Norfolk Admirals. Skating in 16 games with the Admirals, Horn tallied three goals and four assists. Splitting the 2018-19 season between the South Carolina Stingrays and Norfolk Admirals, the 5-foot-11, 176-pound forward earned 11 goals and 18 assists through 56 ECHL games. 


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