Fuel unveil 2017-18 Promotional Schedule
an favorites and exciting new promotions make up Indy’s 36-game home scheduleAug 2, 2017
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indy Fuel, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks and the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs, revealed Tuesday their promotional schedule for the 2017-18 ECHL season at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Opening Night for the Fuel’s fourth season of hockey in Indianapolis is set for Saturday, October 21, with individual ticket information to come at a later date.
The 2017-18 season promises to be the most exciting, fun-packed year of hockey in the Circle City to date – with more family-friendly entertainment than ever before! This year’s slate includes 36 games chock full of memorable promotions, hilarious theme nights, special guest appearances and one-of-a-kind giveaways – all while delivering the same incredible game experience and fast-paced hockey action only the Fuel can provide.
Several of the Fuel’s marquee promotions return in 2017-18, including the Teddy Bear Toss (Dec. 9), Made In America (March 31), and the always-exciting Blackhawks Night (Feb. 3), complete with a visit from a Chicago hockey legend and a performance from iconic anthem singer Jim Cornelison.
In addition to these long-time favorites, a variety of unforgettable theme nights will have something to delight any Fuel fan. Fans can meet their favorite MARVEL Superheroes on Nov. 18, before the Fuel take on the Force during Star Wars Night presented by Indiana Farmers Mutual Insurance (Nov. 25). Fans of The Walking Dead are not going to want to miss Zombie Night (Feb. 24), while kids of all ages will be sure to enjoy LEGO Night (Dec. 30) and Nickelodeon Night (March 9).
Other highlights on the schedule include a Fuel t-shirt giveaway on Black Friday (Nov. 24), a spring break prize giveaway on Social Media Night (March 30) and a Nitro bobblehead giveaway on Fan Appreciation Night (April 7). For pet lovers, Pucks & Paws Night (Nov. 4) gives you the chance to bring your four-legged friends to the game with you.
In a brand-new promotion for 2017-18, the Fuel are teaming up with Do317 to host a series of Fuel Do317 Nights throughout the season. During one Friday game each month, fans can take advantage of $3 beers and soft drinks, $1 hot dogs, and $7 t-shirts. It’s the perfect way to kick-start your weekend without breaking the bank!
Back by popular demand are All-You-Can-Eat games (most Tuesdays and Thursdays), where guests can enjoy limitless hot dogs, nachos, burgers and popcorn – absolutely free with a game ticket. As always, Sundays are Family Fun Days, where fans are invited to take the ice with the Fuel during a free post-game skate.
Perhaps the biggest game of the season falls on January 15, as the Fuel host the 2018 CCM/ECHL All-Star Classic at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. The league’s mid-season showcase will include a special visit from NHL legend Wayne Gretzky, and plenty of other surprises are in store.
Ticket packages ranging from Full-Season to the flexible 9-Game Plan are on sale now by calling the Fuel front office at 317-925-FUEL or by visiting IndyFuelHockey.com. Fuel Ticket Plan Holders receive immediate access to All-Star Classic tickets, months before they are available to the general public.
Opening Night of the 2017-18 Indy Fuel season arrives on October 21, and Ticket Plans are now on sale! Join the team for year four at Indiana Farmers Coliseum and receive priority access to seats for the 2018 CCM/ECHL All Star Classic! Learn more by visiting IndyFuelHockey.com or calling 317-925-FUEL. Keep tabs on the team during the offseason by following the Fuel on Twitter and Instagram (@IndyFuel) and don’t forget to ‘Like’ the Fuel on Facebook.