ECHL Today – Feb. 12


 

Wheeling Nailers (20-20-5) at Adirondack Thunder (27-13-4)                        7 p.m. ET
•    Wheeling’s Mathew Maione is third among defensemen with 32 points (5g-27a).
•    Adirondack’s Michael Kirkpatrick is tied for fifth among rookies with 36 points (17g-19a).
•    Nailers are fourth with 33.02 shots per game.
•    Thunder are 6-0-0 against North Division opponents.

Atlanta Gladiators (26-17-4) at Orlando Solar Bears (19-19-6)                      7 p.m. ET
•    Thomas Frazee leads Atlanta against the Solar Bears with three goals.
•    Orlando’s T.J. Foster is tied for first among rookies with five game-winning goals.
•    Gladiators are 22-5-3 when scoring first.
•    Solar Bears are fourth with 3.18 goals per game.

Toledo Walleye (27-13-4) at Brampton Beast (14-21-10)                               7:15 p.m. ET
•    Toledo’s Tyler Sikura is tied for second among rookies with seven power-play assists.
•    Brampton’s Mike Vernace is third among defensemen with 23 assists.
•    Walleye are fifth with 2.45 goals-against per game.
•    Beast are sixth on the power play at home at 19.6 percent (19-for-97).

Elmira Jackals (25-21-1) at Florida Everblades (31-14-1)                              7:30 p.m. ET
•    Elmira’s Cason Hohmann is on a 10-game point streak since Jan. 2 (6g-8a).
•    Florida’s Matt Willows is second among rookies with 41 points (16g-25a).
•    Jackals are tied for second with two shorthanded goals against.
•    Everblades are second on the penalty kill at home at 88.5 percent (69-for-78).

Reading Royals (22-18-7) at Norfolk Admirals (20-26-2)                               7:30 p.m. ET
•    Reading’s Robbie Czarnik is on a seven-game point streak since Jan. 22 (4g-5a).
•    Norfolk’s Alexis Loiseau is tied for second among rookies with seven power-play assists.
•    Royals are fourth on the power play at 19.1 percent (34-for-178).
•    Admirals are 6-0-2 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.

Fort Wayne Komets (27-14-3) at Cincinnati Cyclones (22-19-5)                   7:35 p.m. ET

•    Mike Embach leads Fort Wayne against the Cyclones with six goals and nine points.
•    Cincinnati’s Nick Huard is second among rookies with 14 power-play points (8g-6a).
•    Komets lead the league on the power play at 23.2 percent (39-for-168).
•    Cyclones are 17-1-0 when leading after two periods.

Indy Fuel (24-22-2) at Missouri Mavericks (35-6-3)                                       7:05 p.m. CT
•    Indy’s Peter Schneider is tied for first among rookies with five game-winning goals.
•    Missouri’s Jesse Root is tied for second with six game-winning goals.
•    Fuel are sixth on the penalty kill at 86.0 percent (123-for-143).
•    Mavericks have outscored their opponents 56-31 in the first period.

Quad City Mallards (21-20-5) at Tulsa Oilers (23-17-4)                                 7:05 p.m. CT
•    Raphael Bussieres leads Quad City against the Oilers with two goals.
•    Tulsa’s Kevin Carr is fourth with a 2.06 goals-against average.
•    Mallards are fourth on the penalty kill on the road at 87.2 percent (75-for-86).
•    Oilers are fourth with 27.73 shots-against per game.

South Carolina Stingrays (25-16-6) at Wichita Thunder (10-29-8)                7:05 p.m. CT

•    South Carolina’s Brett Cameron is tied for fifth among rookies with 35 points (14g-21a).
•    Wichita’s Kale Kerbashian has 15 points (4g-11a) in 14 games with the club.
•    Stingrays are second with 26.55 shots-against per game.
•    Thunder are 8-0-2 when leading after two periods.

Kalamazoo Wings (19-21-5) at Evansville IceMen (17-22-5)                         7:15 p.m. CT
•    Kalamazoo’s Curtis Valk is fourth with a 25.0 percent shooting percentage (8-for-32).
•    Nathan Moon leads Evansville against the K-Wings with three points (0g-3a).
•    K-Wings are 12-1-2 when leading after one period.
•    IceMen are 9-2-2 when scoring first.

Colorado Eagles (23-20-2) at Rapid City Rush (18-23-4)                               7:05 p.m. MT
•    Trent Daavettila leads Colorado against the Rush with nine points (1g-8a).
•    Rapid City’s Danny Battochio is fourth with 827 saves.
•    Eagles lead the league with 26.11 shots-against per game.
•    Rush are fifth on the penalty kill at home at 87.7 percent (64-for-73).

Utah Grizzlies (27-18-2) at Idaho Steelheads (25-19-5)                                7:10 p.m. MT
•    Utah’s Charles Sarault is tied for second with 16 power-play assists.
•    Rob Linsmayer leads Idaho against the Grizzlies with 11 points (4g-7a).
•    Grizzlies are tied for the league lead with 10 shorthanded goals.
•    Steelheads are 17-10-2 against West Division opponents.

Allen Americans (28-17-3) at Alaska Aces (18-24-5)                                     7:15 p.m. AKT
•    Allen’s Chad Costello leads the league with 25 power-play points (6g-19a).
•    Alaska’s Stephen Perfetto is fourth among rookies with 122 shots on goal.
•    Americans are 21-2-2 when scoring first.
•    Aces are fourth on the power play at home at 22.0 percent (18-for-82).

LONGEST WINNING STREAK BY GOALTENDER, ONE SEASON
19 – Josh Robinson, Missouri Mavericks (Nov. 4, 2015-Present)

16 – Jeff Jakaitis, South Carolina Stingrays (Feb. 15-April 2, 2015)
13 – Daniel Berthiaume, Roanoke Express (1994-95)
12 – Cory Cadden, Knoxville Cherokees (1993-94)
11 – seven times, most recent: Daniel Manzato, Charlotte Checkers/Las Vegas Wranglers (Oct. 27-Dec. 19, 2007)