ECHL Today – Dec. 11


 

Norfolk Admirals (7-15-1) at Adirondack Thunder (14-2-1)                                7 p.m. ET
•    Norfolk’s Charles-Olivier Roussel is tied for second among defensemen with 15 assists.
•    Adirondack’s Rob Bordson leads the league with a 33.3 percent shooting percentage (9-for-27).
•    Admirals are fourth on the penalty kill at 87.0 percent (100-for-115).
•    Thunder are 6-0-0 at home.

Orlando Solar Bears (9-8-4) at Greenville Swamp Rabbits (11-11-2)                7 p.m. ET

•    T.J. Foster leads Orlando against the Swamp Rabbits with four goals.
•    Greenville’s Jack Combs is fourth with 82 shots on goal.
•    Solar Bears are first on the power play on the road at 31.6 percent (12-for-38).
•    Swamp Rabbits are 8-1-1 when leading after two periods.

Brampton Beast (8-12-1) at Kalamazoo Wings (8-13-2)                                    7 p.m. ET
•    Brandon Marino leads Brampton against the K-Wings with six points (1g-5a).
•    Kalamazoo’s Joel Martin leads the league with 679 saves.
•    Beast are sixth with four shorthanded goals.
•    K-Wings are 4-0-2 when leading after two periods.

Manchester Monarchs (15-8-0) at Elmira Jackals (14-9-0)                                7:05 p.m. ET
•    Manchester’s Zac Larraza leads rookies in plus-minus at +14.
•    Spiro Goulakos leads Elmira against the Monarchs with two goals.
•    Monarchs are sixth with 3.26 goals per game.
•    Jackals are 8-2-0 in one-goal games.

Wheeling Nailers (12-9-2) at Toledo Walleye (11-6-4)                                     7:15 p.m. ET
•    Riley Brace leads Wheeling with 21 points (8g-13a).
•    Toledo’s Alden Hirschfeld has scored seven of his 10 goals on the power play.
•    Nailers have had 11 games decided by one goal (6-3-2).
•    Walleye are second on the power play at home at 26.3 percent (5-for-19).

Reading Royals (10-10-2) at Florida Everblades (17-8-0)                                7:30 p.m. ET

•    Reading’s Adam Comrie leads defensemen with nine goals and 20 points.
•    Florida’s Matt Willows leads rookies with 25 points (10g-15a).
•    Royals are third on the penalty kill on the road at 91.4 percent (32-for-35).
•    Everblades are fourth with 2.16 goals-against per game.

South Carolina Stingrays (13-8-2) at Atlanta Gladiators (11-8-1)                    7:35 p.m. ET
•    South Carolina’s Joey Leach is fifth among defensemen in plus-minus at +12.
•    Thomas Frazee leads Atlanta against the Stingrays with three points (1g-2a).
•    Stingrays are third with 2.09 goals-against per game.
•    Gladiators are 8-0-0 when leading after two periods.

Indy Fuel (9-11-2) at Fort Wayne Komets (10-8-0)                                          8 p.m. ET
•    Dylan Clarke leads Indy against the Komets with four points (1g-3a).
•    Fort Wayne’s Jordon Southorn is fifth among defensemen with 62 shots on goal.
•    Fuel are league’s third-least penalized team with 10.27 penalty minutes per game.
•    Komets are second with 33.83 shots per game.

Idaho Steelheads (7-14-4) at Tulsa Oilers (9-9-1)                                           7:05 p.m. CT
•    Idaho’s Brandon Magee is second among rookies with 75 shots on goal.
•    Tulsa’s Kevin Carr is fourth with a 1.79 goals-against average.
•    Steelheads are tied for the league lead with six games decided in overtime or a shootout.
•    Oilers lead the league with no shorthanded goals allowed.

Cincinnati Cyclones (11-5-4) at Evansville IceMen (7-12-1)                            7:15 p.m. CT
•    Cincinnati’s Nick Huard is tied for fifth among rookies with 19 points (7g-12a).
•    Evansville’s Daultan Leveille is tied for the league lead with four game-winning goals.
•    Cyclones are 7-1-1 when outshot by their opponent.
•    IceMen are 3-0-1 when scoring first.

Wichita Thunder (6-15-1) at Colorado Eagles (9-12-2)                                   7:05 p.m. MT
•    Peter Sakaris leads Wichita against the Eagles with three goals and five points.
•    Colorado’s Collin Bowman is tied for seventh among defensemen with 15 points (6g-9a).
•    Thunder have scored 19 of their 43 goals in the first period.
•    Eagles are third with 25.39 shots-against per game.

Quad City Mallards (13-7-3) at Rapid City Rush (11-7-2)                                7:05 p.m. MT
•    Quad City’s Raphael Bussieres is tied for the league lead with four game-winning goals.
•    Rapid City’s Marek Langhamer is fourth with a .935 save percentage.
•    Mallards have outscored their opponents 25-15 in the third period.
•    Rush are 5-0-2 in one-goal games.

Alaska Aces (8-13-3) at Utah Grizzlies (12-7-2)                                              7:05 p.m. MT
•    Alaska’s Gleason Fournier is tied for second among defensemen with seven goals.
•    Utah’s Alex Krushelnyski is on a five-game goal streak since Nov. 27 (5g).
•    Aces are fourth with 33.21 shots per game.
•    Grizzlies are tied for the league lead with seven shorthanded goals.

MOST CAREER COACHING WINS
492 – Jason Christie (Peoria, 2000-05; Utah, 2005-08; Ontario, 2011-15; Tulsa, 2015-Present)

491 – John Marks (Charlotte, 1993-98; Greenville, 1998-2006; Pensacola, 2007-08; Augusta, 2008-09)
480 – John Brophy (Hampton Roads, 1989-2000; Wheeling, 2001-03)
477 – Jeff Pyle (Mobile, 1998-2002; Gwinnett, 2003-11; Evansville, 2013-14)
342 – Matt Thomas (Atlantic City, 2004-05; Fresno, 2005-08; Stockton 2008-13)

MOST CAREER GAMES COACHED
1,008 – John Marks (Charlotte, 1993-98; Greenville, 1998-2006; Pensacola, 2007-08; Augusta, 2008-09)
   932 – Jeff Pyle (Mobile, 1998-2002; Gwinnett, 2003-11; Evansville, 2013-14)
   883 – Jason Christie (Peoria, 2000-05; Utah, 2005-08; Ontario, 2011-15; Tulsa, 2015-Present)
   882 – John Brophy (Hampton Roads, 1989-2000; Wheeling, 2001-03)
   670 – Jeff Brubaker (Greensboro, 1989-95; Jacksonville, 1995-96; Tallahassee, 1998-99; Greensboro, 1999-01)