On Tuesday November 24th, the Indy Fuel announced the re-signing of Canadian forward Spencer Watson. The two sides agreed to terms on a standard player contract for the upcoming season.
Watson, 24-years-old, makes his return to the Fuel for a second season. Last year, he led the hockey club in goals, racking up 31, setting a franchise record. In 54 games with the team last season, Watson recorded 31 goals along with 28 assists which made for 59 points.
The 5’10, 170 pound forward also led the league in power play goals. He recorded 11 on the man-advantage. Watson also earned himself a spot in the 2020 ECHL All-Star Classic.
Watson, a former seventh-round pick of the Los Angeles Kings back in 2014, completed the season tied for 11th in the league, amassing 59 points through 54 games.
A native of London, Ontario, Watson, in 2019-20, was named as recipient of the ECHL Sportsmanship Award. This award is handed out every year to a player who has shown the best sportsmanship, as well as a high standard of ability as a player.
Watson has played 152 games between the Manchester Monarchs and Indy Fuel. Throughout, he’s tallied 151 points, scoring 78 goals along with 73 assists. At the AHL level, he’s played in 28 games between the Rockford IceHogs and Ontario Reign. During this tenure, the right-handed shooter has tallied five points, scoring two goals and three assists.