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ECHL Today – Feb. 25

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Alaska Aces (26-18-7) at Manchester Monarchs (29-14-10)                                  6 p.m. ET

  • Alaska’s Yan-Pavel Laplante is tied for first among rookies with two shorthanded goals.
  • Joe Diamond leads Manchester with 18 goals.
  • Aces are 18-0-4 when scoring first.
  • Monarchs are second on the power play at home at 27.3 percent (24-for-88).

 

Brampton Beast (30-16-6) at Adirondack Thunder (28-14-10)                            7 p.m. ET

  • Brampton’s David Vallorani is fifth with 39 assists.
  • Phil Lane leads Adirondack against the Beast with three goals.
  • Beast are league’s fifth-least penalized team with 11.83 penalty minutes per game.
  • Thunder are fourth on the power play at home at 24.3 percent (28-for-115).

 

Quad City Mallards (30-21-2) at Kalamazoo Wings (25-24-4)                              7 p.m. ET

  • Quad City’s Michael Parks is fifth with a 23.6 percent shooting percentage (21-for-89).
  • Tyler Biggs leads Kalamazoo against the Mallards with four points (1g-3a).
  • Mallards are 9-0-2 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.
  • K-Wings are 16-3-3 when scoring first.

 

Florida Everblades (35-11-5) at Elmira Jackals (10-36-7)                         7:05 p.m. ET

  • Florida’s Michael Kirkpatrick is second in plus-minus at +30.
  • Davis Vandane leads Elmira against the Everblades with five points (1g-4a).
  • Everblades are second with 13 shorthanded goals.
  • Jackals are 5-0-3 when leading after two periods.

 

Greenville Swamp Rabbits (29-20-5) at Norfolk Admirals (20-29-4)                   7:15 p.m. ET

  • Greenville’s Spiro Goulakos is tied for second among defensemen with 13 goals.
  • Norfolk’s T.J. Foster has 31 points (13g-18a) in 31 games with the club.
  • Swamp Rabbits are fourth on the penalty kill at home at 85.9 percent (73-for-85).
  • Admirals are tied for second with four shorthanded goals.

 

Wheeling Nailers (27-20-5) at Toledo Walleye (37-12-3)                                        7:15 p.m. ET

  • Wheeling’s Kevin Schulze leads rookie defensemen with 44 points (9g-35a).
  • Tyson Spink leads Toledo against the Nailers with 10 points (5g-5a).
  • Nailers are tied for fifth with five shorthanded goals against.
  • Walleye have outscored their opponents 102-64 at home.

 

Wichita Thunder (16-31-4) at Fort Wayne Komets (31-15-7)                               7:30 p.m. ET

  • Matt DeBlouw leads Wichita with 31 points (12g-19a).
  • Fort Wayne’s Curtis Leonard is third among defensemen in plus-minus at +27.
  • Thunder are fourth with 11 shorthanded goals.
  • Komets are first on the penalty kill at home at 91.4 percent (96-for-105).

 

Indy Fuel (15-34-4) at Cincinnati Cyclones (27-24-4)                                            7:35 p.m. ET

  • Indy’s Jake Hildebrand leads the league with 1,125 saves.
  • Dominic Zombo leads Cincinnati against the Fuel with five goals.
  • Fuel are 11-3-1 when leading after two periods.
  • Cyclones are fifth with 29.82 shots-against per game.

 

Idaho Steelheads (29-18-7) at Missouri Mavericks (25-20-7)                                 7:05 p.m. CT

  • Idaho’s Will Merchant is tied for third with 11 power-play goals.
  • Missouri’s Dane Fox leads the league with 268 shots on goal.
  • Steelheads are fourth on the power play on the road at 21.6 percent (24-for-111).
  • Mavericks are 12-3-1 in their last 16 games.

 

Utah Grizzlies (25-23-6) at Colorado Eagles (37-14-4)                                           7:05 p.m. MT

  • Ralph Cuddemi leads Utah against the Eagles with six goals and nine points.
  • Colorado’s Matt Garbowsky is tied for fourth with 30 goals.
  • Grizzlies are 20-1-1 when leading after two periods.
  • Eagles are 29-1-1 when scoring first.

 

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

  • South Carolina’s Steven McParland is fourth among rookies with 142 shots on goal.
  • Rapid City’s Ryan Walters is fourth with 182 shots on goal.
  • Stingrays lead the league on the penalty kill at 86.0 percent (172-for-200).
  • 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 – Colorado Eagles (Jan. 25-Present)

     – Missouri Mavericks (Nov. 4-Dec. 5, 2015)

     – Louisiana IceGators (Nov. 23-Dec. 22, 2001)

     – Knoxville Cherokees (Dec. 28, 1993-Jan. 29, 1994)

     – South Carolina Stingrays (Nov. 24-Dec. 19, 2009)

     – Las Vegas Wranglers (March 10-April 7, 2007)

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