EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - •Fred Hein (Forward) — The North Reading, Mass. native spent two years each at the University of New England and Becker College. In 2014-15, the 6-foot, 220-pound forward played 21 games with Becker, earning 3 goals and 2 assists for 5 points. "After spending the past three years of my professional career in Europe I am very excited to continue and start a new journey in North America and I can't think of a better place to start than with the Thunderbolts," said Hein. "I am very thankful for the opportunity and can't wait to get started!"
•Hunter Stewart (Forward) — The 6-foot-1, 190-pound Calgary, Alta. native made a big impact for Evansville when he was picked up in the backend of the 2017-18 season. He earned just as many points as games played (4 goals and 4 assists in 8 games).
•Mike Fazio (LW) — Coming straight out of the University of Wisconsin River Falls, the 6-foot, 185-pound Bartlett, Ill. native had a strong first year as a pro, tallying 5 goals and 10 assists for 15 points in 43 games. "I'm really excited to come back to Evansville for another season," said Fazio. "Last year was a fun one to be a part of with our group of guys and what we accomplished. I am looking forward to being back at the Ford Center working towards an even more successful season for our team."
•Taylor Cutting (Defense) — The 6-foot-1, 205-pound Royersford, Penn. native spent the 2014-15 season playing for the Philadelphia Revolution. He earned 2 goals and 1 assist in 16 games. "I am happy for the opportunity that Coach Pyle has provided me to come into camp and compete for a roster spot," said Cutting. "I have only heard great things about the Evansville Thunderbolts and the City of Evansville and I look forward to getting started!"