ECHL Today – April 20

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals (Best of Seven)

#1 Toledo Walleye at #8 Reading Royals                                                     7 p.m. ET
Reading leads series 2-1

Series Matchup Sheet
•    Toledo’s Joel Chouinard is tied for fourth among defensemen with 10 shots on goal.
•    Reading’s Martin Ouellette is fifth with 132 minutes played.
•    Walleye have scored five of their nine goals in the first period.
•    Royals are 2-0 when scoring first.
•    Game 5 is Friday at 7:35 p.m. ET at Toledo

#6 Adirondack Thunder at #3 Manchester Monarchs                                    7 p.m. ET
Adirondack leads series 3-1

Series Matchup Sheet
•    Adirondack’s Peter MacArthur leads the playoffs with five assists.
•    Manchester’s Yann Sauve is tied for first among defensemen with 12 shots on goal.
•    Thunder are 5-for-5 on the power play on the road.
•    Monarchs have scored six of their nine goals in the third period.
•    Game 6, if necessary, is Friday at 7 p.m. ET at Adirondack

#4 Florida Everblades at #5 Wheeling Nailers                                              7:05 p.m. ET
Series tied 1-1

Series Matchup Sheet
•    Florida’s Matt Willows is tied for third among rookies with four points (1g-3a).
•    Wheeling’s Mathew Maione leads defensemen with two goals.
•    Everblades are fifth with 33.50 shots per game.
•    Nailers have scored four of their seven goals in the first period.
•    Game 4 is Friday at 7:35 p.m. ET at Wheeling

Western Conference Quarterfinals (Best of Seven)

#1 Missouri Mavericks at #8 Quad City Mallards                                           6:30 p.m. CT
Missouri leads series 2-0

Series Matchup Sheet
•    Missouri’s Josh Holmstrom is tied for second in plus-minus at +4.
•    Matt Carey leads Quad City with two goals.
•    Mavericks are first on the power play at 28.6 percent (2-for-7).
•    Mallards are tied as the least-penalized team in the playoffs with 10.00 penalty minutes per game.
•    Game 4 is Friday at 7:05 p.m. CT at Quad City

#2 Fort Wayne Komets at #7 Cincinnati Cyclones                                         7:35 p.m. ET
Cincinnati leads series 2-0

Series Matchup Sheet
•    Kyle Thomas leads Fort Wayne with two points (1g-1a).
•    Cincinnati’s Andrew Yogan is tied for fifth with two goals.
•    Komets are first with 21.50 shots-against per game.
•    Cyclones have scored four of their six goals in the second period.
•    Game 5 is Friday at 7:35 p.m. ET at Cincinnati

#4 Allen Americans at #5 Idaho Steelheads                                                  7:10 p.m. MT
Series tied 1-1

Series Matchup Sheet
•    Chad Costello leads Allen with three points (0g-3a).
•    Idaho’s Philippe Desrosiers is fourth with 67 saves.
•    Americans are second with 35.50 shots per game.
•    Steelheads are 1-0 when scoring first.
•    Game 4 is Friday at 7:10 p.m. MT at Idaho

Other 2016 Kelly Cup Playoffs Series

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals (Best of Seven)

#2 South Carolina Stingrays vs. #7 Kalamazoo Wings
South Carolina leads series 2-1
Series Matchup Sheet
Game 1 – SOUTH CAROLINA 4 at Kalamazoo 1
Game 2 – SOUTH CAROLINA 5 at Kalamazoo 2
Game 3 – South Carolina 3 at KALAMAZOO 5
Game 4 is Thursday at 7:05 p.m. ET at South Carolina

Western Conference Quarterfinals (Best of Seven)

#3 Colorado Eagles vs. #6 Utah Grizzlies
Series tied 1-1

Series Matchup Sheet
Game 1 – UTAH 3 at Colorado 2
Game 2 – Utah 4 at COLORADO 5 (3 OT)
Game 3 is Thursday at 7:05 p.m. MT
at Utah