The first Monday of each month, we will have a new member of the Indianapolis Hockey Hall of Honor. Later this month, we will count down the 10 greatest playoff games in Indianapolis hockey history.
Today in history
- Byron Lomow, who played 90 games with the Checkers from 1985-87, scoring 36 goals. He would have a long IHL career with the Chex, Fort Wayne Komets, San Diego Gulls, Denver Rangers and Albany Choppers. Byron was born in 1966, and is a native of Sherwood Park, Alberta.
- Brian Johnson, who played 13 games and had 57 PIMs for the Checkers in 1985-86 at the end of his career. Brian played three games for the Red Wings the previous season.A native of Montreal, he was born in 1960.