INDIANAPOLIS – The Indy Fuel, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks and the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs, signed defenseman Adam McKenzie to an ECHL contract, the team announced Friday. A 5’11, 178 lb., left-handed shooter, McKenzie has two goals to his credit in five appearances for the Fuel so far this season.
Prior to his professional career, McKenzie, 24, logged 22 goals and 75 points with 42 penalty minutes in 146 games played spanning four seasons in the NCAA ranks for the United States Air Force Academy from 2010 to 2014. In the junior ranks, the Petaluma, California native tallied 13 goals and 59 points in 113 appearances for the NAHL’s Wenatchee Wild in two seasons, from 2008 to 2010. McKenzie will wear number 17 for the Fuel.