September 17 in Indianapolis hockey history

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Pete Wywrot: Winger for the Chiefs in 1956-57. He had 14 goals and 38 assists in 55 games for the team, as well as three assists in eight playoff games as the Chiefs made a run to the Turner Cup Final. He began playing minor pro hockey in 1946 in Oakland, and played several years on the West Coast, as well as a few years of senior hockey, regularly tallying double-digit goals. Prior to coming to the Chiefs, he played two years for the Fort Wayne Komets in the IHL. He retired after the 1957 season. A native of Fort William, Ontario, he was born in 1922.

Bob Leek: Defenseman who played 10 games for the Chiefs in 1957-58, with one assist. He played the previous two years for Toledo, and also played from 1952-58 in the WHL, EHL and various senior leagues. A native of Calgary, he was born in 1930.

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