February 29 in Indianapolis hockey history
1976: Brian Coates has a goal and assists on two key third-period tallies by Rene Leclerc and Dick Proceviat in a 5-2 win at Cincinnati. Hugh Harris also scores twice in the third period.
Happy birthday to …
Joe Crowley: Ice winger from 1992-94. He had three goals, six assists and 128 PIM in 89 games. He played four full minor-pro seasons in the IHL (Ice, Chicago), ECHL (Winston-Salem, Columbus, Charlotte, Huntington) and AHL (Providence) before retiring in 1996. A native of Concord, Mass, he is 44.