Indy Fuel Pit Stop - Week 13

Presented by: Dr. Chad Bailey

Jan 6, 2020

 

INDY FUEL WEEK 11 RESULTS: 3-1-0-0, 17-16-1-0 Overall, 5th Central Division

 

Tuesday, December 31 - Fuel 6 at Kalamazoo 2

 

In the final game of the decade, the Indy Fuel visited the Kalamazoo Wings for the second time of the year. The Wings struck first and took a 1-0 lead into the first intermission, but it would be all Fuel the rest of the game as Indy put up six goals on Kalamazoo to close out 2019. 

 

Thursday, January 2 - Fuel 2 vs Cincinnati 1

 

In the first game of the New Year, the Indy Fuel hosted the Central Division leading Cincinnati Cyclones at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. With both teams scoring their goals in the first period, both teams fought through two scoreless periods, forcing overtime where Indy would come out on top with a 2-1 win.

 

Friday, January 3 - Fuel 2 vs Fort Wayne 5

 

The Indy Fuel hosted the Fort Wayne Komets for the first time this season at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Fort Wayne came out with three goals in the opening period and would add two more in the second stanza, holding on to a 5-2 win over the Fuel on Friday night.

 

Saturday, January 4 - Fuel 2 at Walleye 5

 

The Indy Fuel came out of the gates hot, scoring three goals in the first period and maintaining a lead over the Toledo Walleye throughout the night ending in a 5-2 score at the Huntington Center Saturday night.

 

INDY FUEL WEEK 12 SCHEDULE: 

 

Friday, January 10 - Fuel at Fort Wayne (7:15 p.m. ET, Huntington Center)

 

After defeating the Walleye 5-2 on Saturday, Indy will head back to Toledo on Friday night for their sixth matchup this season. The Fuel have split the first two games at the Huntington Center falling 6-2 on December 13 and winning 5-2 on in their most recent game on Saturday night.  

 

Saturday, January 11 - Fuel at Toledo (7:15 p.m. ET, Huntington Center)

 

In the 7th matchup out of 13 this season the Fuel will face the Walleye on Saturday night before returning home next week for three straight home games against Florida, Rapid City and Wheeling. 

 

OIL DROPS:

 

- Spencer Watson earns his first AHL call up with Rockford after scoring two goals Friday and a goal on Saturday

- Watson leads the league in power play points (16), power play goals (8) 

Starting in his first game in a Fuel uniform on Saturday, Dan Bakala earned his first ECHL win

- Keoni Texeira is tied for the league lead in power play assists (10)

- Texeira is third in the ECHL in power play points with one goal and 10 assists

- Stopping 80 shots in three games this week, Charles Williams is 4th in the ECHL in saves (614)

- Winning three of four games last weekend, the Fuel are one point out of the final playoff spot in the Central Division

- Indy’s power play is 5th in the ECHL scoring on 21.6% of their chances

- The Fuel lost their first home matchup against Fort Wayne on Saturday

- The Fuel are 10-4-1-0 when leading after the first period but 2-11-0-0 when trailing 

- Indy has outscored opponents 37-29 in the first period but have been outscored 67-65 in the final two periods

- The Fuel saw their second-largest crowd of the season on Friday, hosting 5,764 fans on Star Wars Night

 

 

TICKET INFORMATION:

 

Single-Game tickets are now available for the entire 2019-20 Fuel season at Indiana Farmers Coliseum! Fans can also take advantage of a wide variety of Ticket Plans by calling 317-925-FUEL or visiting IndyFuelHockey.com.

 

 

BROADCAST: 

 

Catch every home game this season with a free online stream at IndyFuelHockey.com! Click the “Watch/Listen Live” button to hear Andrew Smith and Nick Olczyk 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 2019-20 season! Join the Fuel by using the hashtag #NoBrakes on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. 

 

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