December 20 in Indianapolis hockey history
Matt Oates: Left wing for the Ice in 1994-95. He had three goals and six assists in 59 games. He played for the Ice as a rookie out of Miami University, then played professionally -- primarily in the ECHL -- through 2003. He had four 20-goal seasons, three in the ECHL and one in the WCHL, in his career. A native of Evanston, Ill., he is 39.