ECHL Today – April 1

Elmira Jackals (17-43-8) at Manchester Monarchs (34-22-11)                             6 p.m. ET

  • Kenton Miller leads Elmira against the Monarchs with eight goals.
  • Joe Diamond leads Manchester with 22 goals.
  • Jackals are 10-1-3 when leading after two periods.
  • Monarchs are fourth on the power play at home at 25.5 percent (27-for-106).

 

Norfolk Admirals (26-37-4) at Adirondack Thunder (37-20-11)                          7 p.m. ET

  • John Dunbar leads Norfolk against the Thunder with five goals.
  • Adirondack’s Peter MacArthur has 18 points (7g-11a) in his last 10 games.
  • Admirals are 16-1-1 when leading after two periods.
  • Thunder are 6-0-1 in their last seven games.

 

Kalamazoo Wings (37-28-4) at Florida Everblades (43-20-5)                               7 p.m. ET

  • Kalamazoo’s Peter Schneider is on an 11-game point streak (10g-8a).
  • Florida’s Michael Kirkpatrick is tied for fifth in plus-minus at +30.
  • K-Wings are 22-3-3 when scoring first.
  • Everblades are second with 35.07 shots per game.

 

Brampton Beast (37-23-8) at Reading Royals (37-24-6)                                        7 p.m. ET

  • Brampton’s Brandon Marino is tied for the league lead with four shorthanded goals.
  • Matt Willows leads Reading against the Beast with six points (2g-4a).
  • Beast are league’s fourth-least penalized team with 11.79 penalty minutes per game.
  • Royals are second with 14 shorthanded goals.

 

Toledo Walleye (48-15-4) at Cincinnati Cyclones (35-29-4)                                   7:35 p.m. ET

  • Evan Rankin leads Toledo against the Cyclones with four goals.
  • Cincinnati’s Michael Houser is fourth with a 2.59 goals-against average.
  • Walleye lead the league on the penalty kill at 86.1 percent (179-for-208).
  • Cyclones are 7-0-4 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.

 

Fort Wayne Komets (41-18-8) at Indy Fuel (21-40-6)                                            7:35 p.m. ET

  • Fort Wayne’s Cody Sol is tied for third among defensemen in plus-minus at +33.
  • Josh Shalla leads Indy against the Komets with 10 goals.
  • Komets are 20-11-5 against Central Division opponents.
  • Fuel have had a league-low seven games decided in overtime or a shootout.

 

Tulsa Oilers (26-34-8) at Allen Americans (45-17-6)                                              7:05 p.m. CT

  • Darcy Murphy leads Tulsa against the Americans with eight points (4g-4a).
  • Allen’s Alex Krushelnyski is on a four-game goal streak (5g).
  • Oilers are third with 34.54 shots per game.
  • Americans are tied for fourth with 2.88 goals-against per game.

 

Alaska Aces (32-26-10) at Quad City Mallards (39-25-4)                                      7:05 p.m. CT

  • Alaska’s Kevin Carr is fourth with 1,223 saves.
  • Quad City’s Michael Parks is fifth among rookies with 53 points (28g-25a).
  • Aces are fourth with seven shorthanded goals on the road.
  • Mallards are 22-10-4 in one-goal games.

 

Missouri Mavericks (31-28-8) at Wichita Thunder (19-41-6)                                7:05 p.m. CT

  • Missouri’s Dane Fox leads the league with 344 shots on goal.
  • Zach O’Brien leads Wichita against the Mavericks with 10 points (3g-7a).
  • Mavericks are first on the penalty kill on the road at 87.2 percent (109-for-125).
  • Thunder are 13-2-3 when leading after two periods.

 

Utah Grizzlies (33-28-7) at Rapid City Rush (25-36-8)                                          7:05 p.m. MT

  • Utah’s Martin Nemcik is tied for second among defensemen with three shorthanded points (1g-2a).
  • Michael Young leads Rapid City against the Grizzlies with seven points (3g-4a).
  • Grizzlies are 15-6-2 in their last 23 road games.
  • Rush are 12-5-3 when leading after one period.

 

Colorado Eagles (46-18-5) at Idaho Steelheads (39-22-7)                                      7:10 p.m. MT

  • Colorado’s Matt Register is tied for second among defensemen with 17 goals.
  • Anthony Luciani leads Idaho against the Eagles with five goals.
  • Eagles are 34-1-1 when scoring first.
  • Steelheads are 12-5-1 when outshooting their opponent at home.

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

Brampton can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Saturday if:

 

Brampton wins OR Brampton loses in overtime/shootout

 

Reading can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Saturday if:

 

Reading wins in regulation or overtime

 

Toledo can clinch the Central Division title on Saturday if:

 

Toledo wins OR Toledo loses in overtime/shootout OR Fort Wayne loses