Indy Fuel Pit Stop – Week 3 (Oct. 22-28, 2018)
Fuel fall in first road test of season; play four games in five days starting TuesdayOct 29, 2018
INDY FUEL WEEK 3 RESULTS: (0-1-0-0, 3-2-0-0 Overall, T-3rd Central Division)
Saturday, October 27 – Fuel 2 at Kansas City 7: Six unanswered goals from the Kansas City Mavericks made the difference as the Fuel suffered a 7-2 setback Saturday at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena in their 2018-19 road debut. After Kevin Dufour gave Indy a 1-0 lead in the first period, the Mavericks responded with four goals in the late stages of the opening frame, including three in a span of 1:38 late in the period. Kansas City would add three more tallies in the third period, offsetting a lone strike from Fuel forward Quentin Shore, who finished the night with a goal and an assist.
INDY FUEL WEEK 4 SCHEDULE:
Tuesday, October 30 – Fuel vs. Idaho (7:05 p.m. ET, Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
PEPSI $2 TUESDAY: Start your week with a great deal! Enjoy $2 beers, soft drinks and new $2 food specials throughout the building – including chicken fingers, mini chicken sandwiches and lamb sausages!
Thursday, November 1 – Fuel vs. Utah (7:05 p.m. ET, Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT NIGHT presented by Hoosier Lottery: Enjoy limitless hot dogs, burgers, popcorn, and nachos – all free with the purchase of a game ticket. Leave the belt at home and fill your tank on us.
Friday, November 2 – Fuel at Fort Wayne (8:00 p.m. ET, Allen County War Memorial Coliseum)
Saturday, November 3 – Fuel at Wheeling (7:05 p.m. ET, WesBanco Arena)
-Indy plays six of its next nine games away from Indiana Farmers Coliseum, including six of seven following the Fuel’s Tuesday-Thursday homestand this week.
-The Fuel have scored at least one power play goal in three of their last four games, converting at a 5-for-14 clip over that span (35.7%).
-After playing only two games in a 10-day span from Oct. 20 to Oct. 29, Indy plays four games in five days from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2.
-This week marks the first of two 4-in-5 stretches on Indy’s 2018-19 schedule. The Fuel will repeat the feat from March 8-12, part of a larger stretch that sees the team play six games in a nine-day span.
-Tuesday marks the first-ever meeting between the Fuel and the Idaho Steelheads.
-Indy forward Josh Shallahas registered a point in all five games so far this season, leading the team in scoring with eight points (2g, 6a).
-Forward Quentin Shore has tallied goals in back-to-back games, and leads the Fuel with three goals on the season.
-Shalla (3a) and forward Ryan Rupert (2g, 1a) share the team lead with three power play points apiece.
-Rookie forward Connor Moynihanis tied for first among all ECHL players with a 50% shooting percentage.
UPCOMING EVENTS & PROMOTIONS:
Pepsi $2 Tuesday: Start your week off with a great deal with the Fuel on Pepsi $2 Tuesday on October 30 at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Enjoy $2 beer and soft drinks and new $2 food specials throughout the building – including chicken fingers, mini chicken sandwiches and lamb sausages.
Fuel Feast: With the first All-You-Can-Eat night of the season coming up on November 1, save yourself a seat at the table with the Fuel Feast ticket package! At just $11 per ticket, the Fuel Feast is the perfect way to enjoy six games of great grub at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. The package includes upper level seats to three games of All-You-Can-Eat hot dogs, burgers, popcorn and nachos, and three Do317 Nights – where you can take advantage of $3 beer and soda and $1 hot dogs. Call the Fuel ticket office (317-925-FUEL) for more information, or visit IndyFuelHockey.com/feast.
Pucks & Paws: Pucks & Paws returns to Indiana Farmers Coliseum on Saturday, November 10, presented by IBEW Local #481. In what is sure to be a dog-gone good time, fans are invited to bring their pooch with them as they watch the Fuel take on the Cincinnati Cyclones! For $20, fans will receive a human ticket, a dog ticket and a Fuel dog toy courtesy of IBEW Local #481. A portion of the proceeds of every pet package will benefit local animal assistance organizations. Additional human tickets will be available for $15 apiece. Visit IndyFuelHockey.com/paws to learn more and to purchase your tickets.
Indy Fuel 5K Benefitting Girls on the Run of Central Indiana: The Indy Fuel 5K returns to Witten Park on Fishers on Nov. 10, 2018! All participants will receive a free ticket to an upcoming Fuel home game. Visit IndyFuel5K.orgfor more information and to register!
Fuel Zero to 60 Challenge: The Fuel are teaming up with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana (BBBSCI) in presenting the "Zero To 60 Challenge", a joint effort to recruit 60 adult male volunteers in 4 weeks while raising awareness of the importance of mentoring. The campaign begins October 8 and runs through November 4. To get involved, visit bebigforkids.com/volunteer, or contact Rick Belbutoski, Manager of Volunteer Outreach and Engagement, at [email protected]
Individual tickets for all Fuel home games at Indiana Farmers Coliseum are available at IndyFuelHockey.com, or by visiting the Indiana Farmers Coliseum box office. A variety of Ticket Plans are also still available for the 2018-19 season, call the Fuel ticket office at 317-925-FUEL for learn more today!
Catch every home game this season with a free online stream at IndyFuelHockey.com! Click the “Watch/Listen Live” button to hear Voice of the Fuel Andrew Smith bring you all of the action from Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Fans can also watch all 72 games at home and on the road live through ECHL.TV!
FOLLOW THE FUEL:
Don’t forget to follow the Fuel on Facebook,Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat (IndyFuel) for news, updates, contests and much more throughout the 2018-19 season! Join the Fuel’s 5th Anniversary Celebration by using the hashtag #Fuel5 on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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