ECHL Today – Dec. 2

Toledo Storm (9-6-0) at Trenton Titans (9-4-1) 7:00 p.m. ET
* Storm was 4-2-0 at Trenton and 9-3-0 overall against Titans in 2005-06.
* Mike Pandolfo has a seven-game scoring streak (4g-6a) and leads Trenton with 11 goals and 21 points.
* Toledo rookie Taylor Raszka scored his first professional goal on Friday at Reading.
* Titans’ Gregg Naumenko is 1-0-0 at home and 3-1-1 overall since being assigned by Lowell on Nov. 9.

Reading Royals (7-8-3) at Johnstown Chiefs (9-8-1) 7:00 p.m. ET
* Johnstown leads season series 2-0-0 and is 6-1-2 in the last nine games and 22-17-4 all-time against Royals.
* Reading rookie Joe Zappala scored his first game-winning goal in 4-2 win against Toledo on Friday.
* Chiefs’ Maxime Boisclair leads ECHL rookies with 23 points (10g-13a).
* Chris Bala leads the Royals in the last five games with five goals and eight points.

Pensacola Ice Pilots (4-11-2) at South Carolina Stingrays (8-9-2) 7:05 p.m. ET
* South Carolina has won the last five meetings, including 4-3 in overtime at Pensacola on Nov. 11.
* Mike Wirll has two game-winning goals and eight points (5g-3a) in first seven games with Ice Pilots.
* Stingray rookie Jamie Fraser leads league defensemen with 17 assists and 21 points.
* Pensacola rookie Rob Rankin has scored two goals twice in his last three games.

Augusta Lynx (11-10-0) at Charlotte Checkers (10-7-0) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Augusta has won the last three meetings at Charlotte, including 4-1 in first meeting of season on Nov. 11.
* Rookie Corey Potter has three goals in last two games and leads Checkers’ defensemen with four goals.
* Jamie Johnson (1g-2a), Ryan Lang (2g-1a) and J.B. Bittner (0g-3a) led Lynx offense in 4-1 win on Nov. 11.
* Charlotte’s Mark Lee is tied for the league lead with 12 power-play assists.

Texas Wildcatters (12-3-2) at Florida Everblades (12-6-0) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Brent McDonald had four points (2g-2a) in 5-3 win on Friday and leads Florida with 18 points (7g-11a).
* Wildcatters have the league’s top power play at 21.7 percent (35-for-161).
* Florida’s Reggie Berg has three points (2g-1a) in last two games and 11 points (5g-6a) in last seven games.
* Texas’ Kevin Baker had ECHL season-high 16-game point streak (16g-12a) end in Friday’s 5-2 loss.

Gwinnett Gladiators (10-5-4) at Wheeling Nailers (7-10-0) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Wheeling’s Andy Franck is 3-0-0 with goals-against average of 3.00 in his last three starts at home.
* Gladiators’ Mike Vigilante has four goals in his last four games, including two on Friday at Dayton.
* Sean Collins leads the Nailers at home with 13 assists and 15 points in five games.
* Gwinnett’s Scott Mifsud and Brad Schell are tied for the ECHL lead with 12 power-play assists.

Dayton Bombers (6-5-1) at Cincinnati Cyclones (8-8-0) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Dayton rookie defenseman Brad Farynuk scored first pro goal and game-winning goal on Friday.
* Cyclones have the top penalty kill in the league at home with 91.3 percent (42-for-46).
* Bombers’ Adam Berkhoel is 4-2-0 with a shutout and a goals-against average of 1.97 in his last six games.
* Cincinnati has won season high three consecutive games and is 4-1-0 in its last five.

Las Vegas Wranglers (11-1-7) at Idaho Steelheads (11-5-2) 7:10 p.m. MT
* Las Vegas has won last five games, including three straight to overcome 3-1 deficit in division semifinals.
* Lance Galbraith had a goal on Friday and leads the Steelheads in scoring at home with 13 points (6g-7a).
* Wrangler goaltenders are 2-0-0 with goals-against average of 1.50 against Steelheads.
* Mike Gabinet (3g-9a) and Darrell Hay (1g-11) lead Idaho defensemen with 12 points.

Long Beach Ice Dogs (4-11-2) at Bakersfield Condors (9-6-2) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Condors won 4-3 in a shootout at home on Nov. 10 to improve to 3-0-0 against Ice Dogs.
* Ash Goldie leads the Ice Dogs in scoring on the road with seven points (3g-4a).
* Bakersfield has the league’s best penalty kill with 88.1 percent (126-for-143).
* T.J. Trevelyan (3g-1a) and defenseman Gabriel Proulx (0g-4a) lead Long Beach in scoring against Condors.

Alaska Aces (10-7-0) at Victoria Salmon Kings (7-9-1) 7:05 p.m. PT
* Aces are 19-2-3 all-time against Salmon Kings, including 10-0-2 at Victoria.
* Milan Gajic has eight points (2g-6a) in his last six games and leads Victoria with 18 points (6g-12a).
* Alaska goaltenders are 4-0-0 with a shutout and a goals-against average of 1.50 against the Salmon Kings.
* Salmon Kings’ Francois-Pierre (F.P.) Guenette has eight points (1g-7a) in his last six games.

Utah Grizzlies (5-12-3) at Stockton Thunder (11-1-4) 7:30 p.m. PT
* Stockton has the league’s best power play at home with 25 percent (18-for-72).
* Danny Stewart scored the game winner on Friday and has two points (1g-1a) in first three games with Utah.
* Thunder’s Mike Lalonde has a five-game scoring streak (4g-6a).
* Grizzlies’ Matt Craig has six points (2g-4a) in his last four games.

Phoenix RoadRunners (10-8-0) at Fresno Falcons (10-7-0) 7:30 p.m. PT
* Falcons are 3-0-0 at home, including 6-3 win on Nov. 3, and 6-1-0 overall against the RoadRunners.
* Phoenix rookie Jeff Kyrzakos has two game-winning goals and three points (2g-1a) in last three games.
* Luke Curtin leads Fresno against Phoenix with four assists and five points.
* RoadRunners’ Brett Smith has three-game goal streak (4g) and three-game point streak (4g-1a).

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.
* 308 former ECHL players have played in NHL.
* 162 have made NHL debut in the last five seasons, including goaltenders Barry Brust, Joey MacDonald, Mike Smith and Mike Wall and center Drew Larman 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.