ECHL This Week – Divisions

 

ATLANTIC DIVISION
 
• Elmira is tied for the ECHL lead with 10 goals.
Evan Barlow leads the ECHL in goals, assists and points, recording three goals and four assists on opening weekend.
• The Jackals host Florida on Friday and are at Wheeling on Saturday. 
 
Dennis McCauley became the 57th player in team history to score a goal in his first game with the Royals against the Stingrays on Saturday.
Olivier Labelle scored the first goal of the season for the Royals for the second consecutive season.
• Reading hosts Cincinnati on Friday and Florida on Saturday. 
 
• Trenton is tied for third in the ECHL with 69 shots on goal.
• Defenseman
Tyler Hostetter recorded a power play tally for his first professional goal.
• Trenton hosts Florida on Saturday and Cincinnati on Sunday. 
 
• The Nailers have the best goal differential in the league, having scored ten times and only allowed two goals for a +8 differential.
Patrick Killeen is tied for the league lead with two wins.
• Wheeling hosts Elmira on Saturday in its home opener. 
 
NORTH DIVISION
 
• The Express won their first game in club history, defeating Toledo 5-1.
Blair Riley leads the team with four points, having tallied two goals and two assists.
• Chicago hosts Kalamazoo on Saturday and South Carolina on Sunday. 
 
• The Cyclones are the only ECHL team to have scored a shorthanded goal without scoring a power-play goal.
Garrett Wilson scored his first professional goal with a tally against Kalamazoo.
• The Cyclones are on the road at Reading on Friday and at Trenton on Saturday. 
 
• Kalamazoo has won all three of its ECHL season openers.
Brandon Svendsen leads the K-Wings with two goals, including the game-winner in their season opener.
• The K-Wings host Toledo on Friday and than travel to Chicago on Saturday. 
 
• Toledo welcomed a single game record 8,250 fans Saturday night.
• Walleye captain
Kyle Rogers scored Toledo’s lone goal.
• Toledo is at Kalamazoo Friday before returning home Saturday against South Carolina. 
 
SOUTH DIVISION
 
• The Everblades lead the South Division with three points after recording a win and losing in an 11-round shootout on opening weekend.
John Muse is tied for the ECHL lead with a 0.92 goals-against average.
• Florida is at Elmira on Friday, Trenton on Saturday and Reading on Sunday. 
 
• Greenville’s attendance of 5,935 on opening night was the second highest in team history.
Wes Cunningham registered his 100th ECHL assist against Wheeling on Friday.
• The Road Warriors are at Gwinnett on Friday and Saturday. 
 
• The Gladiators are averaging the least penalty minutes in the ECHL at 11.00 per game.
Jeff Jakaitis leads the ECHL with a .974 save percentage.
• Gwinnett hosts Greenville on Friday and Saturday. 
 
• Head Coach Spencer Carbery won his first game as the team’s coach with a 4-3 overtime win over Reading.
Zach Tarkir recorded the only overtime goal in the ECHL so far this season.
• The Stingrays visit Toledo on Saturday and are at Chicago on Sunday.
MOUNTAIN DIVISION
 
• The Aces lead the ECHL in penalty killing, successfully killing all seven shorthanded opportunities.
• Last season’s ECHL Most Valuable Player,
Wes Goldie leads the Aces with three points (1g-2a).
• Alaska hosts Idaho for games Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 
 
• The Eagles won their first ever ECHL game, defeating Stockton 5-2 on Friday.
Kyle Jones stopped 77 shots opening weekend, and is leading the ECHL in saves.
• Colorado hosts Stockton on Friday and Saturday. 
 
• Idaho scored two shorthanded goals on opening weekend after recording only two shorthanded goals all last season.
Kael Mouillierat leads the ECHL with two shorthanded points.
• The Steelheads visit Alaska on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 
 
• Utah has a league-high 17 power play changes.
John Armstrong leads the Grizzlies with one goal and one assist.
• Utah hosts Bakersfield on Wednesday and Friday. 
 
PACIFIC DIVISION
 
• The Condors killed off 15 of 16 opponent power plays over the weekend.
Peter Boyd and Mike Kramer both recorded their first professional goals.
• The Condors travel to face Utah on Wednesday and Friday, and Las Vegas on Saturday. 
 
• The Wranglers are one of just two teams who have a rookie as their leader in scoring and plus-minus.
Scott Campbell scored his first ECHL goal in Friday’s season opener.
• Las Vegas hosts Ontario on Friday and Bakersfield on Saturday. 
 
• Ontario recorded the most shots on goal in the ECHL on opening weekend.
Francois Brisebois scored a goal in each of his first two ECHL games.
• The Reign travel to Las Vegas on Friday to face the Wranglers.
 
• Stockton is second in the ECHL in attendance with 6,827 fans.
Gabriel Levesque leads the Thunder and is tied for third in ECHL scoring with four points (2g-2a).
• Stockton travels to Colorado on Friday and Saturday.