ECHL Today – February 18

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Reading Royals (28-13-6) at Dayton Bombers (16-29-4) 7:00 p.m. ET
* Doug Christensen and Malcolm McMillan each had two goals in Reading’s 5-4 win at Dayton on Friday.
* Jeff Szwez had four points (2g-2a) in Dayton’s 5-4 loss to Reading on Friday.
* Reading snapped its five-game winless streak on Friday, playing its fifth one-goal game in six contests.
* Bombers scored three of their four goals on the power play against Reading on Friday.

Johnstown Chiefs (21-18-5) at Trenton Titans (24-21-2) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Dmitri Tarabrin scored two goals in the Chief’s 4-3 win a Trenton on Friday.
* Three-time ECHL All-Star Scott Bertoli has 10 points (1g-9a) in his last five games for the Titans.
* Chiefs are 5-1-3 with a 1.41 goals-against average and .960 save percentage against Trenton in 2005-06.
* Titans have scored nine of their 20 goals (45 percent) on the power play in February.

Pensacola Ice Pilots (16-27-6) at Charlotte Checkers (26-21-5) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Bobby Cunningham has four goals and six points in his last five games for the Ice Pilots.
* Checkers are 2-1-1 on their current six-game home stand, despite being outscored 14-11 in that span.
* Pete Gardiner had three assists and four points in Pensacola’s 6-5 shootout loss at Augusta on Friday.
* Charlotte has scored 43.7 percent (7 of 12) of its goals the last five games on special teams (6ppg-1shg).

South Carolina Stingrays (20-17-10) at Greenville Grrrowl (29-17-2) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Rookie Brocke Radunske had two goals in Greenville’s 3-2 shootout win against Charlotte on Friday.
* Evan Schwabe (2g-1a) and Matt W. Reid (3a) had three points in Stingrays’ 6-3 win at Columbia on Friday.
* Grrrowl has scored eight of its 11 goals against the Stingrays’ in the second and third period.
* Stingrays’ Davis Parley is 5-2-0 with a 2.27 goals-against average and .936 save percentage on the road.

Columbia Inferno (18-29-5) at Augusta Lynx (21-25-4) 7:35 p.m. ET
* Five different players scored two points in Augusta’s 6-5 shootout win over Pensacola on Friday.
* Chris Cava leads the Inferno defense with 15 points (5g-12a) in 31 games.
* Nicolas Corbeil has a three-game home scoring streak with six points (3g-3a) for the Lynx.
* Jeff Smith has six points (1g-5a) and leads the Inferno with a plus-minus rating of +5 in February.

Florida Everblades (30-16-3) at Gwinnett Gladiators (34-11-5) 7:35 p.m. ET
* Florida is 13-9-1 with a combined 2.59 goals-against average and plus-minus rating of +41 on the road.
* Scott Kelman and Brad Schell have 18 points in seven games against Florida.
* Kevin Bergin leads the Everblades with five goals and six points in seven games against Gwinnett.
* Gwinnett has seven different players who have scored the game winner in the last seven wins.

Wheeling Nailers (29-15-4) at Toledo Storm (26-13-5) 7:35 p.m. ET
* Eight different players registered a point in Toledo’s 3-1 win over Wheeling on Friday.
* Andy Franck made 44 saves in Wheeling’s 3-1 loss to Toledo on Friday.
* Three of the four goals scored in Friday’s game came on the power play (Toledo – 2 and Wheeling 1).
* Toledo has had seven different goaltenders make a start at home in 2005-06.

Idaho Steelheads (27-16-7) at Bakersfield Condors (22-18-5) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Five different players registered two points for Bakersfield in its 5-4 shootout win on Friday.
* 2006 All-Star D’Arcy McConvey had two goals, both on the power play, in Idaho’s loss on Friday.
* Bakersfield has scored 45 percent (9-for-20) of its goals against Idaho on the power play.
* Defenseman Jarad Bourassa has 11 points (5g-6a) and leads the Steelheads with a +10 rating on the road.

Utah Grizzlies (28-19-4) at Las Vegas Wranglers (36-8-5) 7:05 p.m. PT
* Garett Cameron had two goals and an assist in Utah’s 5-2 win over Stockton on Friday.
* Wranglers’ Matt Dzieduszycki has seven-straight multi-point games, scoring 17 points (7g-10a).
* Utah has won six-straight games, three of have been decided by one goal and three decided by two goals.
* Las Vegas has won its last eight home games, outscoring its opponents 38-10.

Victoria Salmon Kings (16-29-5) at San Diego Gulls (19-22-5) 7:05 p.m. PT
* Lanny Gare had a goal and an assist in Victoria’s 5-3 loss on Friday.
* Gulls have scored 6 of their 11 goals (54.4 percent) in February on the power play.
* Salmon Kings won the only meeting of the year, a 4-2 win at San Diego on Nov. 23.
* San Diego has scored seven of its ten goals in the last five games in the third period.

Fresno Falcons (29-10-10) at Stockton Thunder (8-30-8) 7:30 p.m. PT
* Falcons are a perfect 8-0-0 with a combined 1.84 goals-against average against the Thunder.
* Thunder rookie Jeff Weber has started a career and team-high eight straight games.
* Shawn Mather (6g-2a) and Fraser Clair (3g-4a) have a combined 15 points in the last five games for Fresno.
* Joel Irwin (4) and Steve Slonina (3) have seven of Stockton’s 15 goals (46.6 percent) against Fresno.

Long Beach Ice Dogs (28-17-5) at Alaska Aces (40-7-3) 7:00 p.m. AT
* Ice Dogs’ had their record 10-game road winning streak snapped in a 5-1 loss at Alaska on Friday.
* Matt Underhill is 3-0-0 with a 0.67 goals-against average and .975 save percentage against Long Beach.
* Defenseman Mike Vellinga has five points (1g-4a) and leads the Ice Dogs with a +8 in 21 road games.
* Ryan Gaucher had two goals, including one on the power play, and an assist in the Aces’ 5-1 win on Friday.

Longest Road Winning Streak, One Season
10 – Long Beach Ice Dogs, Jan. 11-Feb. 17, 2006
Las Vegas Wranglers, Nov. 22-Dec. 31, 2005
South Carolina Stingrays, Nov. 2-Dec. 9, 2000
9 – Florida Everblades, Jan. 16-Feb. 21, 1999
Louisiana IceGators, Feb. 1-Mar. 13, 1996
Charlotte Checkers, Feb. 14-Mar. 16, 1996

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