ECHL Today – April 2

Atlanta Gladiators (24-35-8) at Greenville Swamp Rabbits (39-25-5)                  3 p.m. ET

  • Mark Naclerio leads Atlanta against the Swamp Rabbits with nine points (4g-5a).
  • Greenville’s Angelo Miceli is fourth with 54 assists.
  • Gladiators are 20-2-2 when leading after two periods.
  • Swamp Rabbits are tied for the league lead with 13 wins when trailing after one period (13-14-3).

 

Elmira Jackals (17-43-8) at Manchester Monarchs (35-22-11)                             3 p.m. ET

  • Kenton Miller leads Elmira with 30 goals.
  • Joe Diamond leads Manchester against the Jackals with five goals.
  • Jackals are 10-1-3 when leading after two periods.
  • Monarchs are fifth on the power play at 22.7 percent (49-for-216).

 

Cincinnati Cyclones (36-29-4) at Indy Fuel (21-40-7)                                            3:05 p.m. ET

  • Jordan Sims leads Cincinnati against the Fuel with nine points (3g-6a).
  • Indy’s Jake Hildebrand leads the league with 1,410 saves.
  • Cyclones are fourth with 2.88 goals-against per game.
  • Fuel are league’s fifth-least penalized team with 12.12 penalty minutes per game.

 

Orlando Solar Bears (35-24-9) at South Carolina Stingrays (36-28-4)                 3:05 p.m. ET

  • Orlando’s Ryan Massa is 11th with a .912 save percentage.
  • Steven McParland leads South Carolina against the Solar Bears with three goals.
  • Solar Bears lead the league with 37.56 shots per game.
  • Stingrays lead the league with 27.44 shots-against per game.

 

Wichita Thunder (19-42-6) at Missouri Mavericks (32-28-8)                                4:05 p.m. CT

  • Zach O’Brien leads Wichita against the Mavericks with five goals and 12 points.
  • Missouri’s Dane Fox leads the league with 350 shots on goal.
  • Thunder are fifth with 12 shorthanded goals.
  • Mavericks are 21-8-3 when scoring first.

 

Reading Royals (37-25-6) at Wheeling Nailers (33-27-8)                                       5:05 p.m. ET

  • Matt Willows lead Reading against the Nailers with four goals.
  • Wheeling’s Kevin Schulze leads rookie defensemen with 57 points (12g-45a).
  • Royals are tied for fifth on the penalty kill on the road at 84.1 percent (106-for-126).
  • Nailers are tied for third with two shorthanded goals against at home.

 

Fort Wayne Komets (42-18-8) at Toledo Walleye (48-16-4)                                  5:15 p.m. ET

  • Garrett Thompson leads Fort Wayne against the Walleye with three goals.
  • Toledo’s Tyson Spink is tied for the league lead with nine game-winning goals.
  • Komets are 21-11-5 against Central Division opponents.
  • Walleye are 32-11-2 when outshooting their opponent.

 

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

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

 

Reading wins

 

Manchester can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Sunday if:

 

Manchester wins OR Wheeling loses in regulation OR Manchester loses in overtime/shootout AND Wheeling loses

 

Orlando can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Sunday if:

 

Orlando wins AND Cincinnati loses in regulation