August 13 in Indianapolis hockey history

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Casey DeSmith:┬áIce goaltender from 2009-11. He played 64 games for the Ice, with a record of 33-24-3, three shutouts and a 2.79 GAA. He shared duties with Cab Morris in his first year with the Ice, came on midway through the first-round playoff series with Cedar Rapids and helped lead the Ice to a series win. The following season, he took the starting role and went 22-13-2 with a 2.54 GAA.He played three seasons for the University of New Hampshire from 2011-14. He played 97 games for UNH, with a 48-36-8 record. He has posted a sub-2.40 GAA each year. He played the 2015-16 season with the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers, where he was 5-2-2 with a 2.55 GAA in 13 games. He also played six AHL games with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, posting a 1.94 GAA. In 2016-17, he was 21-5-1 with a 2.01 GAA with WB-Scranton. A native of Rochester, NH, he is 26.