August 7 in Indianapolis hockey history

Happy birthday to … 

Cy Rouse: Winger for the Capitals in 1944-45. He had a goal and two assists in 27 games. He played several years of senior and minor league hockey for a decade thereafter. A native of Kinderley, Sask., he was born in 1926.

Keegan Asmundson: Fuel goaltender at the end of the 2015-16 season and again in 2016-17. He was acquired in a midseason trade and became the team’s starter, going 6-6-0 with a 2.61 GAA and .917 save percentage. In 2016-17, he was 0-1-0 with a 2.19 GAA in two games. Asmundson came to the Fuel in his first full pro season, after making his professional debut with the South Carolina Stingrays against the Fuel in spring 2015. He started the 2015-16 season with Evansville, and also played for Pensacola in the SPHL that season, before coming to Indy. In 2016-17, he also played for Fort Wayne, Kalamazoo and Tulsa in the ECHL and Frankfurt in Germany. He had a solid career at Canisius College before turning pro, going 18-15-6 with a 2.08 career GAA. A native of Inver Grove Heights, Minn., he is 27.

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