The Indy Fuel will continue to play as a minor league hockey affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks through the 2021-22 season under a contract extension announced Thursday.
The minor-league hockey all-star game in Indianapolis will be played under a new three-on-three format. But a bigger draw could be NHL great Wayne Gretzky’s participation.
With an improved team and a better schedule—including more Saturday night games (14) than ever—Indy Fuel officials think this could be a watershed season for the minor-league professional hockey team.
The owners of the Indy Fuel professional hockey team and Indianapolis-based developer Gershman Partners announced plans Monday to team up on a $40 million-plus sports, family entertainment and hospitality complex on 60 acres along Interstate 65 in Greenwood.
Father-and-son duo Jim and Sean Hallett announced plans Thursday to build a hockey and ice-skating facility on six acres in Freedom Park, south of Smith Valley Road between State Road 135 and U.S. 31 South.
Father-and-son duo Jim and Sean Hallett launched a minor-league hockey team—the Indy Fuel—in 2013, but the enterprise has expanded far beyond just an ECHL franchise.
The 2018 ECHL All-Star Classic and Skills Competition is scheduled for Jan. 15 at Indiana Farmers Coliseum and will be hosted by the Indy Fuel.
WISH-TV Channel 8—and its sister station WNDY-TV—continue to add sports programming to their offerings and in the process may become the go-to stations for Chicago area transplants.