July 18 in Indianapolis hockey history

Happy birthday to …

Kerry Bond: Left wing for the Racers from 1974-76. He had 24 goals and 15 assists in 86 games — including 22 goals in the 1974-75 season. He broke in professionally in the 1966 CHL playoffs with the St. Louis Braves, and played in the CHL, WHL and AHL before joining the Racers in 1974, his lone major pro games. He retired after the 1977-78 season. A native of Sudbury, Ont., he is 69.

David Hanson: No, not that Dave Hanson (he played for the Checkers). This one played three games for the Ice in 1988-89 and had one assist. He also played six games for AHL Hershey after graduating from the University of Denver in 1988. He was the Flyers’ fourth-round pick in 1984. A native of Grand Forks, ND, he is 48.