Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Today in history: August 10

Two birthdays

Alexander Andrijevski: Right wing who played 70 games for the Ice from 1992-94, totaling 26 goals and 26 assists. He was highly-touted when he came to Indianapolis from Belarus, and had a big first year -- 26-25-51 in 66 games. He also had two goals and three assists in four playoff games that year, and got a one-game callup to the Blackhawks. The next year, he played only four games with the Ice, finished the season with Kalamazoo, and then headed back to Europe where he played in Finland, Germany and Italy through 2003. A native of Minsk, Belarus, he is 43.

Travis Winter: Ice forward in 2004-05, their inaugural USHL season. He had 21 goals and 21 assists in 57 games, and also one playoff assist. He went from there to Bemidji State University, where he played four years. He also briefly played professionally with IHL Dayton, and is now an assistant coach with the USHL's Cedar Rapids RoughRiders. A native of St. Cloud, Minn., he is 27.

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