Fuel acquire LW Johnston

The Indy Fuel acquired left wing Andrew Johnston from South Carolina Tuesday in a trade for future considerations.

Johnston is in his fourth pro season, split between the AHL and ECHL. This season, he had two goals and two assists in 14 games for South Carolina, as well as a +2 rating.

Johnston stands 6-1, 192 and is 24 years old. He is a native of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, and turned pro in 2012 after playing junior hockey in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League.

He played 50 AHL games for the Adirondack/Lehigh Valley Phantoms between 2012-15, with two goals and four assists. He has also played 122 ECHL games since 2012, with Trenton, Orlando, Reading and South Carolina. He has 15 goals and 39 assists in his ECHL career. Last season, he had six goals and 14 assists and a +16 rating in 42 games for the Reading Royals. In 2013-14, he had 19 points in 50 games for Orlando.

Johnston’s HockeyDB profile

Current Indy Fuel roster

Forwards (11)

  • (V) Garett Bembridge (6-0, 180, Saskatoon, Sask.). Age: 34. Shoots: R. 2014-15 team: Indy Fuel (ECHL)
  • Rhett Bly (5-10, 185, Regina, Sask.). Age: 27. Shoots: L. 2014-15 team: Indy Fuel (ECHL)
  • (R) Michael Colantone (5-11, 190, Brooklyn, NY). Age: 25. Shoots: R. 2014-15 team: UMass-Lowell (NCAA)
  • Andrew Johnston (6-1, 192, Humboldt, Sask.). Age: 24. Shoots: L. 2015-16 team: South Carolina (ECHL)
  • (V) Adam Lapsansky (6-0, 196, Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia). Shoots: L. 2015-16 team: HC Kosice (Slovakia)
  • Alex Lavoie (5-10, 170, Anjou, Que.). Age: 22. Shoots: R. 2014-15 team: Florida Everblades (ECHL)
  • Derek Roehl (5-11, 185, Clinton Township, Mich.). Age: 27. Shoots: L. 2014-15 team: Braehead Clan (Britain). 2015-16 team: Valpellice (Italy)
  • (R) Peter Schneider (5-11, 191, Vienna, Austria). Age: 24. Shoots: R. 2014-15 team: Notre Dame (NCAA)/Indy Fuel (ECHL).
  • (R) Cody Sharib (6-2, 220, Needham, Mass.). Age: 25. Shoots: L. 2014-15 team: Connecticut (NCAA)
  • Kyle Stroh (6-1, 185, Vibank, Sask.). Age: 26. Shoots: R. 2014-15 team: Indy Fuel (ECHL).
  • Matt White (6-2, 196, McMurray, Pa.). Age: 25. Shoots: L. 2014-15 team: Indy Fuel (ECHL)

Defensemen (6)

  • Anders Franzon (6-3, 196, Plattsburgh, NY). Age: 26. Shoots: R. 2014-15 team: Indy Fuel (ECHL)
  • (R) Patrick Koudys (6-3, 210, Smithville, Ont.). Age: 22. Shoots: L. 2014-15 team: Penn State (NCAA)
  • (R/RFD) Sam Jardine (6-1, 205, Lacombe, Alb.). Age: 22. Shoots: L. 2014-15 team: Ohio State (NCAA)
  • (R) Ben Marshall (5-9, 179, Mahtomedi, Minn). Age: 23. Shoots: L. 2014-15 team: Minnesota (NCAA)
  • (V) Zach Miskovic (6-0, 183, River Forest, Ill.). Age: 30. Shoots: R. 2014-15 team: Rockford IceHogs (AHL)
  • (V) Kevin Quick (6-0, 181, Buffalo, NY). Age: 27. Shoots: L. 2014-15 team: Dundee Stars (EIHL).

Goaltenders (2)

  • (RFD) Mac Carruth (6-3, 182, Jackson, Wyo.). Age: 23. Catches: L. 2014-15 team: Indy Fuel (ECHL)/Rockford IceHogs (AHL)
  • Shane Owen (6-2, 195, Markham, Ont.). Age: 25. Catches: L. 2014-15 team: Indy Fuel (ECHL).

Reserve (0)

21-day IR (3)

  • (V) Josh Brittain (6-5, 220, Milton, Ont.). Age: 25. Shoots: L. 2014-15 team: Ontario Reign (ECHL).
  • Dylan Clarke (6-2, 174, Belleville, Ont.). Age: 29. Shoots: L. 2014-15 team: Rapid City Rush (ECHL)
  • (CHI) Dillon Fournier (6-2, 187, Montreal, Quebec). Age: 21. Shoots: L. 2014-15 team: Indy Fuel (ECHL)/Rockford IceHogs (AHL)

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