ECHL Today – Feb. 28

      

Check out last night’s highlights from around the league on ECHL REWIND

  

South Carolina Stingrays (30-18-7) at Florida Everblades (33-12-6)                  7 p.m. ET

 ·      South Carolina’s Jeff Jakaitis is third with a 2.24 goals-against average.

·      Adam Brace leads Florida against the Stingrays with nine points (4g-5a).

·      Stingrays are fifth with 32.62 shots per game.

·      Everblades are third with 3.67 goals per game.  

 

Kalamazoo Wings (24-22-5) at Toledo Walleye (33-11-5)                                  7:15 p.m. ET 

·      Gergo Nagy leads Kalamazoo against the Walleye with six points (1g-5a).

·      Toledo’s Tyler Barnes leads rookies with 32 assists and 50 points.

·      K-Wings are first on the penalty kill on the road at 90.4 percent (85-for-94).

·      Walleye are first on the power play at home at 24.4 percent (22-for-90).  

 

Indy Fuel (22-23-8) at Fort Wayne Komets (36-12-5)                                          7:30 p.m. ET 

·      Indy’s Mac Carruth is eighth with a 2.46 goals-against average.

·      James Martin leads Fort Wayne against the Fuel with eight points (1g-7a).

·      Fuel are league’s fourth-least penalized team with 13.70 penalty minutes per game.

·      Komets are tied for the league lead with nine wins when trailing after one period (9-5-1).  

 

Greenville Road Warriors (29-22-3) at Wheeling Nailers (25-25-0)                    7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Greenville’s Vinny Saponari is on a seven-game point streak since Feb. 13 (4g-11a).

·      Wheeling’s Derek Army is fifth among rookies with 40 points (19g-21a).

·      Road Warriors are 9-0-3 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.

·      Nailers are second with a .474 shootout shooting percentage (9-for-19).  

 

Gwinnett Gladiators (17-32-5) at Orlando Solar Bears (25-20-6)                        8 p.m. ET 

·      Gwinnett’s Casey Pierro-Zabotel is tied for third with 59 points (23g-36a).

·      Orlando’s Garret Sparks leads the league with a .935 save percentage.

·      Gladiators are 14-2-1 when leading after two periods.

·      Solar Bears are 22-3-2 when scoring first.  

 

Brampton Beast (17-33-2) at Allen Americans (36-10-6)                                    7:05 p.m. CT 

·      Brampton’s Trevor Cann is third with 1,045 saves.

·      Allen’s Tyler Ludwig is tied for second among defensemen with 13 goals.

·      Beast are 7-1-2 in one-goal games.

·      Americans are 14-1-3 when outshot by their opponent.  

 

Quad City Mallards (27-21-6) at Missouri Mavericks (20-27-5)                            7:05 p.m. CT 

·      Mario Lamoureux leads Quad City against the Mavericks with eight points (4g-4a).

·      Missouri’s Andrew Courtney is second with nine power-play goals.

·      Mallards are fifth with 2.67 goals-against per game.

·      Mavericks are 14-4-3 when scoring first.  

 

Cincinnati Cyclones (24-22-5) at Evansville IceMen (13-34-6)                            7:15 p.m. CT 

·      Josh Shalla leads Cincinnati against the IceMen with 11 points (4g-7a).

·      Braden Pimm leads Evansville with 19 goals and 36 points.

·      Cyclones are second with 26.33 shots-against per game.

·      IceMen are 9-2-1 when leading after two periods.  

 

Alaska Aces (26-22-5) at Colorado Eagles (34-19-3)                                           7:05 p.m. MT 

·      Alaska’s Curt Gogol is tied for the league lead with a 28.6 percent shooting percentage (12-for-42).

·      Colorado’s Trent Daavettila is tied for second with 44 assists.

·      Aces are 19-0-1 when leading after two periods.

·      Eagles are 25-3-0 when scoring first.  

 

Tulsa Oilers (27-23-4) at Rapid City Rush (26-25-4)                                             7:05 p.m. MT

·      Tulsa’s Drew Fisher is second with 61 points (17g-44a).

·      Jesse Schultz leads Rapid City against the Oilers with six goals and 14 points.

·      Oilers are tied for sixth with four shorthanded goals against.

·      Rush are 7-1-1 when leading after one period at home.  

 

Idaho Steelheads (34-16-4) at Bakersfield Condors (22-25-6)                             7 p.m. PT 

·      Idaho’s Jason Bast leads rookies with 25 goals.

·      Sebastien Sylvestre leads Bakersfield against the Steelheads with four goals.

·      Steelheads are 26-3-3 when scoring first.

·      Condors are sixth on the power play at home at 20.6 percent (27-for-131).  

 

Stockton Thunder (16-37-1) at Utah Grizzlies (26-20-8)                                       8:05 p.m. MT 

·      Alex Mallet leads Stockton against the Grizzlies with seven points (3g-4a).

·      Utah’s Ryan Hayes is on a four-game goal streak since Feb. 20 (5g).

·      Thunder are 11-1-0 when leading after two periods.

·      Grizzlies are first on the penalty kill at home at 89.4 percent (84-for-94).


LONGEST WINNING STREAK, ONE SEASON
17 – Cincinnati Cyclones (Jan. 13-Feb. 29, 2008)
15 – Victoria Salmon Kings (Dec. 6, 2008-Jan. 10, 2009)
14 – Louisiana IceGators (Nov. 23-Dec. 22, 2001)
     – Knoxville Cherokees (Dec. 28, 1993-Jan. 29, 1994)
13 – South Carolina Stingrays (Nov. 24-Dec. 19, 2009)
     – Las Vegas Wranglers (March 10-April 7, 2007)
12 – 10 times, most recent:
     South Carolina Stingrays (Feb. 7, 2015-Present)