August 5 in Indianapolis hockey history

Happy birthday to

Jonathan Carlsson: Fuel defenseman in 2016-17. The veteran was assigned from the Rockford IceHogs and led the team’s blueline. A sixth-round Blackhawks pick in 2008, he had two goals and 11 assists in 42 games with the Fuel before leaving to play in Slovakia. Carlsson played for Rockford in the AHL, as well as Toledo and Evansville in the ECHL, before coming to Indy. He also played five seasons in Sweden. A native of Uppsala, Sweden, he is 29.