Rookie Sternberg joins Fuel’s blue line

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indy Fuel have agreed to terms with rookie defenseman Zach Sternberg for the 2014-15 season.

The Fuel are the ECHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League and the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.

In four seasons with Lake Superior State from 2010 to 2014, Sternberg, 23, registered 41 points (11g-30a) in 121 career games. Prior to his collegiate career, Sternberg tallied four goals and 34 points in 61 games played during his lone season of junior competition with the CJHL’s Nepean Raiders in 2009-10.

Signing with the Fuel marks a return to Indiana for Sternberg who is a 2009 graduate of Culver Military Academy.