ECHL Today – Feb. 27


Reading Royals (26-20-8) at Adirondack Thunder (30-17-5)                              7 p.m. ET
•    Nick Luukko leads Reading against the Thunder with three goals.
•    Adirondack’s Michael Kirkpatrick leads rookies with 21 goals.
•    Royals are sixth with 31.69 shots per game.
•    Thunder are fifth on the penalty kill at 86.2 percent (150-for-174).

South Carolina Stingrays (31-17-6) at Florida Everblades (34-16-2)                  7 p.m. ET
•    South Carolina’s Brett Cameron has eight goals in his last 11 games.
•    Florida’s Matt Willows is third among rookies with 18 goals.
•    Stingrays are second with 2.31 goals-against per game.
•    Everblades have outscored their opponents 53-36 in the third period.

Greenville Swamp Rabbits (24-22-7) at Toledo Walleye (33-14-5)                    7:15 p.m. ET
•    Scott Fleming leads Greenville with 38 points (14g-24a).
•    Toledo’s Shane Berschbach is on a four-game goal streak since Feb. 19 (6g).
•    Swamp Rabbits are tied for fifth with seven shorthanded goals.
•    Walleye are fifth with 3.10 goals per game.

Manchester Monarchs (34-16-5) at Norfolk Admirals (23-28-3)                          7:15 p.m. ET
•    Manchester’s Alex Roach is second among defensemen with four game-winning goals.
•    Steven Whitney leads Norfolk against the Monarchs with seven goals and 11 points.
•    Monarchs lead the league with two shorthanded goals against.
•    Admirals are fourth on the power play at home at 21.2 percent (18-for-85).

Tulsa Oilers (28-20-5) at Fort Wayne Komets (30-17-5)                                     7:30 p.m. ET

•    Tulsa’s Dan DeSalvo is third among rookies with 47 points (16g-31a).
•    Fort Wayne’s Shawn Szydlowski is tied for fourth with 35 assists.
•    Oilers are fourth with 27.68 shots-against per game.
•    Komets are 20-10-4 when outshooting their opponent.

Indy Fuel (26-27-2) at Cincinnati Cyclones (29-20-5)                                        7:35 p.m. ET
•    Indy’s Peter Schneider is tied for first among rookies with five game-winning goals.
•    Andrew Yogan leads Cincinnati against the Fuel with five points (3g-2a).
•    Fuel are league’s least-penalized team with 10.04 penalty minutes per game.
•    Cyclones are tied for the league lead with 65 goals in the third period.

Elmira Jackals (26-25-4) at Wheeling Nailers (26-21-5)                                    7:35 p.m. ET
•    Tyler Currier leads Elmira against the Nailers with three goals.
•    Wheeling’s Cody Wydo is on a seven-game point streak since Feb. 12 (2g-8a).
•    Jackals are fifth with 31.71 shots per game.
•    Nailers are 17-0-0 when leading after two periods.

Kalamazoo Wings (23-24-5) at Orlando Solar Bears (23-21-7)                         8 p.m. ET

•    Kalamazoo’s Joel Martin leads the league with 2,702 minutes played and 1,493 saves.
•    Orlando’s Eric Faille is seventh with 52 points (20g-32a).
•    K-Wings are 10-4-5 in one-goal games.
•    Solar Bears are tied for second with 10 shorthanded goals.

Wichita Thunder (11-32-11) at Allen Americans (30-19-5)                                 7:05 p.m. ET
•    Wichita’s Landon Oslanski leads defensemen with nine power-play goals.
•    Chris Crane leads Allen against the Thunder with six goals.
•    Thunder are 8-0-2 when leading after two periods.
•    Americans are 23-2-2 when scoring first.

Rapid City Rush (21-27-5) at Quad City Mallards (25-22-5)                               7:05 p.m. CT
•    Mikhail Stefanovich leads Rapid City against the Mallards with three goals.
•    Quad City’s Mike Monfredo is tied for fifth among defensemen with 24 assists.
•    Rush are second on the penalty kill at 86.6 percent (149-for-172).
•    Mallards are tied for second with three shorthanded goals against.

Atlanta Gladiators (29-19-6) at Evansville IceMen (19-25-8)                             7:15 p.m. CT
•    Atlanta’s Derek Nesbitt is third with 24 goals.
•    Evansville’s Ryan Penny is fourth among rookies with a 17.9 percent shooting percentage (5-for-28).
•    Gladiators are tied for second with three shorthanded goals against.
•    IceMen are second with 63 goals in the second period.

Alaska Aces (20-28-6) at Colorado Eagles (28-23-2)                                         7:05 p.m. MT
•    Peter Sivak leads Alaska against the Eagles with eight points (2g-6a).
•    Colorado’s Trent Daavettila is tied for second with three shorthanded goals.
•    Aces are second with 33.78 shots per game.
•    Eagles are fifth on the penalty kill at home at 87.4 percent (104-for-119).

Utah Grizzlies (30-20-4) at Idaho Steelheads (29-20-7)                                     7:10 p.m. MT
•    Charles Sarault leads Utah against the Steelheads with eight points (1g-7a).
•    Idaho’s Zach Yuen leads defensemen with 17 power-play points (3g-14a).
•    Grizzlies are 20-12-2 against West Division opponents.
•    Steelheads are 22-1-2 when leading after two periods.