ECHL Today – April 17

       

 Check out last night’s highlights from around the league on ECHL REWIND  

 

East Division Semifinals (Best of Seven)

#3 Reading Royals at #2 South Carolina Stingrays                                          7:05 p.m. ET
Game 1
Series Matchup Sheet
• Reading’s Olivier Labelle was tied for 11th with 71 points (30g-41a).
• South Carolina’s Jeff Jakaitis led the league with a 1.96 goals-against average.
• Royals were tied for second with 24 road wins in the regular season.
• Stingrays were 26-2-0 in their final 28 games of the regular season.
• Game 2 is Saturday at 7:05 p.m. ET at South Carolina

#4 Orlando Solar Bears at #1 Florida Everblades                                             7:30 p.m. ET
Game 1
Series Matchup Sheet
• Orlando’s Garret Sparks led the league with a .936 save percentage.
• Florida’s Mike Little tied for the league lead in plus-minus at +46.
• Solar Bears were fourth on the power play on the road at 20.5 percent (25-for-122).
• Everblades were 36-1-2 when leading after two periods.
• Game 2 is Saturday at 7 p.m. ET at Florida

North Division Semifinals (Best of Seven)

#3 Kalamazoo Wings at #2 Fort Wayne Komets                                               8:05 p.m. ET
Game 1
Series Matchup Sheet
• Kalamazoo’s Joel Martin led the league with 3,301 minutes played and 1,604 saves.
• Fort Wayne’s Shawn Szydlowski was tied for fourth with 38 goals.
• K-Wings scored seven of their 11 shorthanded goals on the road.
• Komets were tied for the league lead with 26 home wins.
• Game 2 is Saturday at 7:35 p.m. ET at Fort Wayne

Central Division Semifinals (Beset of Seven)

#1 Allen Americans at #4 Tulsa Oilers                                                              7:35 p.m. CT
Allen leads series 2-0
Series Matchup Sheet
• Allen’s Spencer Asuchak leads the playoffs with six points (3g-3a).
• Tulsa’s Drew Fisher had a hat trick in Game 2.
• Americans have 97 shots on goal in the first two games of the series.
• Oilers have scored four of their six goals in the first period.
• Game 4 is Saturday at 7:35 p.m. CT at Tulsa

#3 Quad City Mallards at #2 Rapid City Rush                                                    7:05 p.m. MT
Game 1
Series Matchup Sheet
• Quad City’s Matt Duffy led defensemen with nine power-play goals.
• Rapid City’s Jesse Schultz was tied for third with 77 points (34g-43a).
• Mallards were fifth on the power play on the road at 20.4 percent (28-for-137).
• Rush were 13-0-0 when leading after two periods at home.
• Game 2 is Saturday at 7:05 p.m. MT at Rapid City

Pacific Division Semifinals (Best of Seven)

#1 Idaho Steelheads at #4 Utah Grizzlies                                                         7:05 p.m. MT
Idaho leads series 1-0
Series Matchup Sheet
• Idaho’s Jason Bast scored game-winning goal in overtime of Game 1.
• Utah’s Igor Bobkov made 38 saves in Game 1.
• Steelheads outshot Utah 41-25 in Game 1.
• Grizzlies were 5-for-5 on the penalty kill in Game 1.
• Game 3 is Saturday at 7:05 p.m. MT at Utah

#3 Colorado Eagles at #2 Ontario Reign                                                           7 p.m. PT
Colorado leads series 1-0
Series Matchup Sheet
• Colorado’s Darryl Bootland had two goals in Game 1.
Judd Blackwater led Ontario with six shots on goal in Game 1.
• Eagles went 2-for-4 on the power play in Game 1.
• Reign outshot Colorado 29-17 in Game 1.
• Game 3 is Sunday at 7:05 p.m. MT at Colorado

Other 2015 Kelly Cup Playoffs Series

North Division Semifinals (Best of Seven)

#1 Toledo Walleye vs. #4 Wheeling Nailers
Wheeling leads series 1-0
Series Matchup Sheet
Game 1 – WHEELING 3 at Toledo 2
Game 2 is Saturday at 7:35 p.m. ET at Toledo