August 14 in Indianapolis hockey history

Happy birthday to …

Glenn Fester: Defenseman who played nine games for the Checkers in 1983-84. He had two goals and four assists. The former University of North Dakota player also played eight games in the AHL prior to playing for the Checkers, and played senior hockey thereafter. A native of Vernon, BC, he is 57.  

Dave Emerson: Defenseman who played five games for the Checkers in 1986-87, tallying two assists and 32 penalty minutes. He played 17 pro games, in the IHL, AHL and short-lived Sunshine Hockey League, from 1986-93. A native of Etobicoke, Ont., he is 53.