ECHL Today – April 5

Florida Everblades (44-20-5) at Orlando Solar Bears (35-24-10)             7 p.m. ET

  • Florida’s Anthony Peters is second with 31 wins.
  • Joe Perry leads Orlando against the Everblades with five goals and 10 points.
  • Everblades are second with 35.38 shots per game.
  • Solar Bears are tied for third with 13 shorthanded assists.

 

Norfolk Admirals (26-38-5) at Reading Royals (38-25-6)                                      7 p.m. ET

  • Frankie Simonelli leads Norfolk against the Royals with seven points (3g-4a).
  • Reading’s Matt Wilkins is tied for second with four shorthanded assists.
  • Admirals are 16-1-2 when leading after two periods.
  • Royals lead the league with six shorthanded goals against.

 

South Carolina Stingrays (37-28-4) at Atlanta Gladiators (26-35-8)                    7:05 p.m. ET

  • Olivier Archabmbault leads South Carolina against the Gladiators with four goals.
  • Atlanta’s Matt Ginn is second with 1,424 saves.
  • Stingrays lead the league with 27.61 shots-against per game.
  • Gladiators are 20-2-2 when leading after two periods.

 

Wheeling Nailers (33-28-8) at Brampton Beast (38-23-8)                                      7:15 p.m. ET

  • Wheeling’s Cody Wydo leads the league with 15 power-play goals.
  • David Vallorani leads Brampton against the Nailers with six goals and 14 points.
  • Nailers are 21-12-3 when outshooting their opponent.
  • Beast are 21-7-1 against North Division opponents.

 

Toledo Walleye (48-17-4) at Fort Wayne Komets (43-18-8)                                  7:30 p.m. ET

  • Toledo’s Shane Berschbach is second with 26 power-play assists.
  • Mike Embach leads Fort Wayne against the Walleye with six points (1g-5a).
  • Walleye lead the league on the penalty kill at 86.4 percent (185-for-214).
  • Komets are 22-11-5 against Central Division opponents.

 

Wichita Thunder (20-42-7) at Allen Americans (46-17-6)                         7:05 p.m. CT

  • Jamie Doornbosch leads Wichita against the Americans with 10 points (4g-6a).
  • Allen’s David Makowski leads defensemen with 24 power-play assists.
  • Thunder are fifth with 12 shorthanded goals.
  • Americans have outscored their opponents 112-58 in the third period.

 

Missouri Mavericks (32-29-8) at Utah Grizzlies (34-28-7)                         7 p.m. MT

  • Dane Fox leads Missouri with 32 goals and 73 points.
  • Utah’s Ralph Cuddemi is tied for third among rookies with 27 goals.
  • Mavericks have had a league-leading 19 games decided in overtime or a shootout.
  • Grizzlies are 15-5-7 in one-goal games.

 

Idaho Steelheads (40-22-7) at Alaska Aces (32-27-10)                                           7:15 p.m. AKT

  • Idaho’s Landon Bow leads the league with a 2.17 goals-against average.
  • Daniel Moynihan leads Alaska against the Steelheads with six goals.
  • Steelheads are sixth with 2.96 goals-against per game.
  • Aces are 24-2-6 when scoring first.

MOST SHOTS ON GOAL, ONE SEASON

443 – Darren Colbourne, Dayton (1991-92)

402 – Ryan Ginand, Trenton (2010-11)

397 – Darren Colbourne, Richmond (1993-94)

360 – Bobby Russell, Jackson (2000-01)

357 – Darren Colbourne, Raleigh (1996-97)

355 – Dane Fox, Missouri (2016-17)

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

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

 

Orlando wins