ECHL Today – Feb. 24

echl_662x60_MidSeasonPricing_59329

Reading Royals (31-18-3) at Adirondack Thunder (27-14-10)                             7 p.m. ET

  • Justin Crandall leads Reading against the Thunder with 13 points (3g-10a).
  • Adirondack’s Conor Riley leads defensemen with a 19.2 percent shooting percentage (5-for-26).
  • Royals are league’s second-least penalized team with 10.85 penalty minutes per game.
  • Thunder are 17-0-2 when leading after one period.

 

Brampton Beast (29-16-6) at Manchester Monarchs (29-14-9)                             7 p.m. ET

  • Brampton’s Jordan Henry is second among defensemen with 143 shots on goal.
  • Matt Leitner leads Manchester with 42 points (10g-32a).
  • Beast are 15-5-0 against North Division opponents.
  • Monarchs have scored a league-leading 84 goals in the second period.

 

Atlanta Gladiators (20-25-7) at Orlando Solar Bears (27-18-9)                            7 p.m. ET

  • Atlanta’s Matt Ginn is fourth with 923 saves.
  • Joe Perry leads Orlando against the Gladiators with six goals.
  • Gladiators are 16-2-2 when leading after two periods.
  • Solar Bears have outscored their opponents 62-45 in the first period.

 

Florida Everblades (35-10-5) at Elmira Jackals (9-36-7)                                      7:05 p.m. ET

  • Florida’s Anthony Peters is tied for the league lead with 25 wins.
  • Davis Vandane leads Elmira against the Everblades with four points (0g-4a).
  • Everblades are second with 35.36 shots per game.
  • Jackals are league’s fourth-least penalized team with 11.69 penalty minutes per game.

 

Wheeling Nailers (27-19-5) at Toledo Walleye (36-12-3)                                        7:15 p.m. ET

  • Nick Sorkin leads Wheeling against the Walleye with 10 points (3g-7a).
  • Toledo’s Tyson Spink is on a four-game goal streak (5g).
  • Nailers are tied for fifth with five shorthanded goals against.
  • Walleye are first on the power play at home at 29.5 percent (28-for-95).

 

Greenville Swamp Rabbits (29-19-5) at Norfolk Admirals (19-29-4)                   7:30 p.m. ET

  • Greenville’s Joe Houk is tied for sixth among defensemen with 37 points (11g-26a).
  • Norfolk’s T.J. Foster has 29 points (12g-17a) in 30 games with the club.
  • Swamp Rabbits have scored four or more goals in six of their last seven games, going 6-1-0 over that span.
  • Admirals are tied for second with four shorthanded goals against.

 

Wichita Thunder (16-30-4) at Cincinnati Cyclones (26-24-4)                               7:35 p.m. ET

  • Wichita’s Gerrad Grant is tied for second among rookies with two shorthanded assists.
  • Cincinnati’s Shane Walsh is second among rookies with 163 shots on goal.
  • Thunder are fourth with 11 shorthanded goals.
  • Cyclones are fifth with 29.87 shots-against per game.

 

Fort Wayne Komets (30-15-7) at Indy Fuel (15-33-4)                                            7:35 p.m. ET

  • Fort Wayne’s Curtis Leonard is third among defensemen in plus-minus at +25.
  • Josh Shalla leads Indy against the Komets with seven goals.
  • Komets are third on the power play on the road at 21.9 percent (21-for-96).
  • Fuel have had a league-low five games decided in overtime or a shootout.

 

Kalamazoo Wings (24-24-4) at Quad City Mallards (30-20-2)                              7:05 p.m. CT

  • Scott Henegar leads Kalamazoo against the Mallards with three goals.
  • Quad City’s Kevin Gibson leads defensemen in plus-minus at +30.
  • K-Wings are 15-3-3 when scoring first.
  • Mallards have played six consecutive games decided by one goal (4-2-0) and lead the ECHL with 19 wins in one-goal games.

 

Allen Americans (34-17-5) at Tulsa Oilers (25-26-5)                                              7:05 p.m. CT

  • Allen’s Chad Costello is on a 13-game point streak (5g-23a).
  • Garrett Ladd leads Tulsa against the Americans with seven points (3g-4a).
  • Americans are 20-6-5 when outshot by their opponent.
  • Oilers are third with 34.39 shots per game.

 

Idaho Steelheads (29-17-7) at Missouri Mavericks (24-20-7)                                 7:30 p.m. CT

  • Idaho’s Joe Faust is fourth among defensemen with 19 power-play points (4g-15a).
  • Missouri’s Matt Finn is tied for first among defensemen with five game-winning goals.
  • Steelheads have killed 24 consecutive opponent power plays.
  • Mavericks have had a league-leading 16 games decided in overtime or a shootout.

 

Utah Grizzlies (25-22-6) at Colorado Eagles (36-14-4)                                           7:05 p.m. MT

  • Utah’s Colin Martin is second among rookies with a 24.6 percent shooting percentage (14-for-57).
  • Casey Pierro-Zabotel leads Colorado against the Grizzlies with six points (2g-4a).
  • Grizzlies are tied for fifth on the penalty kill at 84.9 percent (197-for-232).
  • Eagles are tied for the league lead with six wins when trailing after two periods (6-11-2).

 

South Carolina Stingrays (29-21-3) at Rapid City Rush (19-25-8)                       7:05 p.m. MT

  • South Carolina’s Domenic Monardo is on a 10-game point streak (6g-11a).
  • Rapid City’s Ryan Walters is fourth with 182 shots on goal.
  • Stingrays lead the league with 2.83 goals-against per game.
  • Rush are 12-2-3 when leading after one period.

LONGEST WINNING STREAK, ONE SEASON
23 – South Carolina Stingrays (Feb. 7-March 27, 2015)
17 – Cincinnati Cyclones (Jan. 13-Feb. 29, 2008)
15 – Victoria Salmon Kings (Dec. 6, 2008-Jan. 10, 2009)
14 – Missouri Mavericks (Nov. 4-Dec. 5, 2015)
       – Louisiana IceGators (Nov. 23-Dec. 22, 2001)
       – Knoxville Cherokees (Dec. 28, 1993-Jan. 29, 1994)
13 – Colorado Eagles (Jan. 25-Present)
       – South Carolina Stingrays (Nov. 24-Dec. 19, 2009)
       – Las Vegas Wranglers (March 10-April 7, 2007)

echl_662x60_MidSeasonPricing_59329