ECHL Today – Feb. 17


Indy Fuel (24-25-2) at Orlando Solar Bears (22-19-6)                                      7 p.m. ET
•    Indy’s Peter Schneider is tied for first among rookies with five game-winning goals.
•    Orlando’s Eric Baier is tied for fifth among defensemen with 30 points (8g-22a).
•    Fuel are league’s least-penalized team with 10.10 penalty minutes per game.
•    Solar Bears are second with 58 goals in the third period.

Manchester Monarchs (30-14-5) at Reading Royals (24-19-7)                          7 p.m. ET
•    Manchester’s Maxim Kitsyn is on a four-game goal streak since Feb. 3 (5g).
•    Mike Pereira leads Reading against the Monarchs with four goals.
•    Monarchs are tied for fourth with 3.14 goals per game.
•    Royals are third on the power play at home at 21.2 percent (21-for-99).

Wheeling Nailers (22-21-5) at Elmira Jackals (25-22-3)                                   7:05 p.m. ET
•    Wheeling’s Mathew Maione is tied for second among defensemen with 15 power-play points (1g-14a).
•    Tyler Currier leads Elmira against the Nailers with three goals.
•    Nailers are 16-0-0 when leading after two periods.
•    Jackals are 15-3-3 in one-goal games.

Florida Everblades (33-14-1) at Norfolk Admirals (20-27-3)                             7:15 p.m. ET

•    Florida’s Mark Nemec is tied for second among defensemen in plus-minus at +23.
•    Norfolk’s Alexis Loiseau is tied for second among rookies with eight power-play assists.
•    Everblades are second with 2.21 goals-against per game.
•    Admirals are 6-0-3 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.

Colorado Eagles (25-20-2) at Toledo Walleye (29-13-5)                                  7:15 p.m. ET
•    Colorado’s Trent Daavettila is second with 52 points (16g-36a).
•    Toledo’s A.J. Jenks is second with 165 shots on goal.
•    Eagles are only team in the league to have not played a shootout this season.
•    Walleye are third on the power play at 19.8 percent (32-for-162).

Atlanta Gladiators (26-18-5) at Utah Grizzlies (28-19-3)                                   7:05 p.m. MT
•    Atlanta’s Derek Nesbitt is tied for the league lead with 23 goals.
•    Utah’s Charles Sarault is tied for third with 18 power-play points (0g-18a).
•    Gladiators are 22-5-4 when scoring first.
•    Grizzlies have scored seven of their 10 shorthanded goals at home.

Rapid City Rush (18-26-4) at Idaho Steelheads (27-19-5)                                 7:10 p.m. MT
•    Rapid City’s Danny Battochio is sixth with 846 saves.
•    Carson McMillan leads Idaho against the Rush with five goals and seven points.
•    Rush are fourth on the penalty kill at 86.5 percent (135-for-156).
•    Steelheads are 20-5-1 in their last 26 games.