Indy Fuel
City: Indianapolis, Indiana
League: ECHL
Conference: Western
Division: Midwest
Founded: 2013
Home Arena: Indiana Farmers Coliseum
Colors: Red, gold, black, white
Owner(s): Indiana Hockey Club, LLC (Jim & Sean Hallett and Jerry Williams)
Head Coach: Bernie John
Affiliates: Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)
Rockford IceHogs (AHL)
Franchise history
2014–present: Indy Fuel

The Indy Fuel are a minor league ice hockey team in the Midwest Division of the ECHL's Western Conference which began play in the 2014–15 season. Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Fuel play their home games at the newly renovated Indiana Farmers Coliseum on the Indiana State Fairgrounds. They are affiliated with the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks and the AHL's Rockford IceHogs.


On November 11, 2013, the ECHL's board of governors approved the expansion membership application of the Indy Fuel for admission to the league for the 2014–15 season. On October 17, 2014, the Fuel played their franchise opening game against the Fort Wayne Komets, reigniting the Indianapolis and Fort Wayne rivalry after 15 years in a 4–5 defeat.[1]

On March 7, 2016, the Indy Fuel relieved their inaugural head coach Scott Hillman and named Bernie John as interim head coach for the remainder of the 2015–16 season.[2] On April 8, 2016, the interim tag was removed and John was named head coach and vice president of hockey operations for the 2016–17 season.[3]

Season recordsEdit

Season GP W L OL SL PTS GF GA PIM Regular season finish Playoffs
2014–15 72 31 30 4 7 73 197 221 1026 6th of 7, North Div. Did not qualify
2015–16 72 32 36 4 0 68 174 201 786 4th of 5, Midwest Div. Did not qualify
2016-17 72 23 42 3 4 53 196 290 N/A 6th of 7, Central Div. Did not qualify
2017-18 72 36 30 5 1 78 242 248 N/A 4th of 7, Central Div. Lost Central Div. Semifinals 0-4 vs Toledo Walleye
2018-19 72 35 32 2 3 75 230 247 N/A 5th of 5, Central Div. Did not qualify


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