July 9 in Indianapolis hockey history

Happy birthday to … 

Steve Dubinsky: Ice center for four seasons, from 1993-97. He played 209 games for the Ice, with 71 goals and 84 assists. The Blackhawks’ 11th-round pick in 1990, Dubinsky joined the team as a rookie out of Clarkson University in 1993, and had a 40-point season. He split each of his four Ice seasons with the Blackhawks, including spending the majority of the 1995-96 season in Chicago. His best year with the Ice came in 1996-97, where he scored 32 goals and 40 assists to help lead the team to a division title. After scoring a hat trick in Game 1 of the playoffs, he was called up to Chicago, and the Ice promptly lost the next three games and the series to Cleveland. He played full-time in the NHL the next year with the Blackhawks, and played 375 NHL games with Chicago, Calgary, Nashville and St. Louis, scoring 25 goals and assisting on 45. He retired in 2003 and currently coaches hockey in the Chicago area. A native of Montreal, he is 47.
Marc Magliarditi: Goaltender who played three games for the Ice as a pro rookie in 1997-98, goign 1-2-0 with a 3.35 GAA. He also played for Fort Wayne and Detroit in the IHL and Flint in the UHL that year, and settled into a 10-year pro career that saw him become a mainstay in the ECHL. He played his last four seasons in Las Vegas before retiring in 2007. He is a member of the ECHL Hall of Fame. He currently operates a restaurant in Las Vegas. A native of Niagara Falls, NY, he is 41.
Kyle Page: Defenseman for the Ice in the 2005-06 season. He had two goals and three assists over 58 games. He went from the Ice to a four-year career at Bowling Green, and has since played three full seasons in the ECHL with Toledo and Kalamazoo. He last played in 2013. A native of Wixom, Mich., he is 30.
Christian Hilbrich: Ice forward from 2010-12. He played 108 games for the Ice, with 23 goals and 25 assists. He also had four points in eight playoff games. Hilbrich went from the Ice to Cornell University, where he played 111 games, with 27 goals and 21 assists from 2012-16. In 2016-17, he had 45 points in 65 games for the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers, and also played six AHL games for Wilkes Barre/Scranton. A native of Clarendon Hills, Ill., he is 25.

Matt Krug: Ice defenseman from 2011-13. He played 108 games for the Ice, with five goals and 17 assists. He went from the Ice to Union College, where he had five assists in 49 career games. He was part of the Dutchmen’s NCAA championship squad in 2014. A native of Buffalo, NY, he is 25.

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