ECHL Today – Dec. 17

Charlotte Checkers (15-9-1) at Gwinnett Gladiators (14-7-4) 4:05 p.m. ET
* Gladiators won last meeting 8-3 on Nov. 23 at Gwinnett, tying season series at two games each.
* Checkers have won season-high four consecutive games, including three road wins.
* Brad Schell and Jon Awe lead Gwinnett against the Checkers with four assists and five points.
* Mark Lee leads Charlotte against the Gladiators with four assists and six points in four games.

Florida Everblades (17-7-0) at Columbia Inferno (7-13-4) 5:05 p.m. ET
* Columbia’s Luke Fulghum has a game-winning goal and team-leading six points (3g-3a) against Florida.
* Florida’s Craig Kowalski is 2-1-0 with goals-against average of 1.33 in three starts against Columbia.
* Columbia defenseman Tyson Marsh has assist in two games since being assigned by Toronto on Friday.
* John Lehun (3g-3a), Dustin Johner (3g-3a) and Derek Damon (2g-4a) lead Florida against Columbia.

Victoria Salmon Kings (9-14-1) at Fresno Falcons (13-9-1) 5:00 p.m. PT
* Salmon Kings won 4-3 at Victoria on Nov. 12 and lead the season series 2-1-0.
* Luke Curtin had three assists Saturday and leads Fresno with 20 assists and is tied for lead with 24 points.
* Victoria rookie Julien Ellis is 2-0-0 with a save percentage of .934 in two starts against Fresno.
* Fresno defenseman Cory Murphy leads the team at home with 11 assists and is second with 12 points.