July 5 in Indianapolis hockey history

Happy birthday to … 
Ron Ingram: Racers coach for part of the 1977-78 season. The Racers went 16-31-4 under his tutelage before he was replaced with player-coach Bill Goldsworthy. He played 14 pro seasons, including 114 NHL games with the Blackhawks, Red Wings and Rangers, before retiring in 1970. He coached throughout the 1970s, winning championships in the EHL and NAHL. He was born in Toronto in 1933. He passed away in 1988 at age 55.
Byron Pool: Ice defenseman in 2002-03. He had seven assists and 118 penalty minutes in 46 games with the Ice. He also played in the WPHL and CHL with Monroe and Corpus Christi during a five-year pro career that spanned 1999-2004, which followed a four-year NCAA career at Colgate. He began coaching in 2007, and has spent the last five seasons as an assistant coach with the USHL’s Fargo Force. A native of Unity, Sask., he is 42.
Tyler Currier: Fuel forward in 2016-17. He had five goals and six assists in 24 games with the team before being traded to Wheeling. Since graduating from Alaska-Anchorage in 2013, Currier has played in the CHL and ECHL for Missouri, Alaska, Elmira, Indy and Wheeling, and in the AHL with Utica and Springfield. A native of Anchorage, Alaska, he is 29.

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