ECHL Today – Dec. 14

Johnstown Chiefs (10-10-2) at Cincinnati Cyclones (10-10-1) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Cory Urquhart had two goals, including the game winner, in Cincinnati’s 3-1 win at Johnstown on Oct. 28.
* Johnstown defenseman Doug Andress has nine points (3g-6a) in his last eight games.
* Defenseman Rory Rawlyk has eight points (1g-7a) in his first seven games with the Cyclones.
* Johnstown rookie Maxime Boisclair has seven-game assist streak (9a), longest streak in ECHL this season.

Phoenix RoadRunners (13-10-0) at Texas Wildcatters (15-4-2) 7:05 p.m. CT
* Phoenix is 2-1-0 in its last three road games and 9-4-0 in its last 13 games.
* Wildcatters’ Brandin Cote has three-game goal streak (3g) and four-game point streak (3g-1a).
* RoadRunners’ Justin Aikins has two game-winning goals and three points (3g-0a) in his last two games.
* Texas rookie defenseman Mike Madill has 16 points, including his first professional goal on Saturday.

Premier ‘AA’ Hockey League Fast Facts
* Affiliations with 25 of the 30 teams in the National Hockey League marking 10th consecutive season that the league has had affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL.
* 310 former ECHL players have played in NHL.
* 164 have made NHL debut in the last five seasons, including goaltenders Barry Brust, Martin Houle, Joey MacDonald, Mike Smith and Mike Wall, center Drew Larman and right wing Jesse Schultz this season, and a record 47 in 2005-06.
* ECHL has been represented on last six Stanley Cup champions.
* Two NHL head coaches (Peter Laviolette & Jim Playfair) and 9 assistant coaches have ECHL experience.
* Affiliations with 24 of the 27 teams in the American Hockey League.
* ECHL has been represented on last 17 Calder Cup champions.
* For each of the past four seasons, ECHL has had more players called up to AHL than all other professional leagues combined. From 2002-06 the ECHL had 1,646 call ups, involving almost 1,000 players, including 416 call ups involving 263 players last season.
* Idaho Steelheads and City of Boise will host the 15th Annual ECHL All-Star Game presented by Rbk Hockey on Jan. 17 and the 10th Annual ECHL All-Star Skills Competition presented by Rbk Hockey on Jan. 16 at Qwest Arena.
* ECHL and its member teams contributed more than $2.3 million for charity and relief funds in 2005-06.