ECHL Today – February 19

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Wheeling Nailers (29-16-4) at Johnstown Chiefs (21-19-11) 3:00 p.m. ET
* Chiefs won the last meeting 4-2 at Wheeling on Jan. 28.
* Wheeling’s Andy Franck is 4-0-1 with goals-against average of 1.98 in five games against Johnstown.
* Johnstown’s Steve Cygan has two game-winning goals and six points (3g-3a) in the last five games.
* Brendon Hodge leads the Nailers against Johnstown with four goals and six points in six games.

Florida Everblades (31-16-3) at Columbia Inferno (18-30-5) 3:05 p.m. ET
* Everblades won the last meeting 5-4 in overtime at Florida on Jan. 6 to improve to 2-0-1 against the Inferno.
* Columbia’s Brandon Nolan has two game-winning goals and seven points (3g-4a) in his last seven games.
* Florida’s Phil Aucoin has a game-winning goal and four points (2g-2a) in three games against Columbia.
* Inferno’s F.P. Guenette has a three-game assist streak (4a) and a three-game scoring streak (1g-4a).

Dayton Bombers (16-30-4) at Toledo Storm (27-13-5) 3:05 p.m. ET
* Storm has won the last three meetings and is 3-0-1 at home and 5-2-1 overall against Dayton.
* Scott Cameron leads the Bombers with eight assists and 10 points in eight games against Toledo.
* Bracken Kearns leads Toledo with seven goals and 11 points in eight games against the Bombers.
* Dayton’s Dominic Noel has eight points (3g-5a) in his last six games.

Trenton Titans (25-21-2) at Reading Royals (29-13-6) 3:35 p.m. ET
* Titans have won the last two meetings to improve to 3-2-1 against Reading.
* Cody Rudkowsky is 2-0-0 with a shutout and goals against of 0.48 in two starts at home against Trenton.
* Royals’ Malcolm MacMillan has a game-winning goal and three points (3g) in his last two games.
* Kiel McLeod has four goals in the last two games and nine points (5g-4a) in seven games with the Titans.

South Carolina Stingrays (20-18-10) at Charlotte Checkers (26-22-5) 4:00 p.m. ET
* Checkers are 3-0-0 at home and 7-0-0 overall against South Carolina in 2005-06.
* South Carolina’s Evan Schwabe has a game-winning goal and six points (3g-3a) in his last four games.
* Charlotte’s Jeff Glass is 2-0-0 with goals against of 2.00 in two starts against the Stingrays.
* Stingrays’ Cail McLean has a two-game goal streak (2g) and a four-game scoring streak (2g-2a).

Pensacola Ice Pilots (17-27-6) at Greenville Grrrowl (30-17-2) 6:05 p.m. ET
* Grrrowl is 2-0-1 at home and 5-0-2 overall against Pensacola.
* Ice Pilots won last meeting 4-3 in shootout at Pensacola on Jan. 28 and are 2-3-2 against the Grrrowl.
* John Snowden leads Greenville with eight assists and 11 points in seven games against Pensacola.
* Pensacola’s Adam Courchaine has a two-game goal streak (2g) and a three-game scoring streak (2g-4a).

Idaho Steelheads (28-16-7) at Stockton Thunder (8-30-9) 4:00 p.m. PT
* Matthew Yeats had 35 saves as the Steelheads won first meeting 4-1 at Stockton on Jan. 10.
* Stockton’s Aaron Foster has a two-game goal streak (2g) and a three-game scoring streak (2g-1a).
* Idaho rookie B.J. Crombeen has a four-game goal streak (5g) and a four-game scoring streak (5g-2a).
* Rookie Lance Monych has two goals in three games since joining the Thunder on Feb. 15.

Long Beach Ice Dogs (29-17-5) at Alaska Aces (40-8-3) 5:00 p.m. AT
* Aces are 9-1-0 in last 10 home games, 20-2-0 in last 22 home games and 23-3-1 overall at home in 2005-06.
* Michael Lambert leads Long Beach against the Aces with a game-winning goal and three goals.
* Alaska’s Matt Underhill is 3-1-0 with a shutout and goals-against average of 1.01 against Long Beach.
* Sean McAslan leads Long Beach the last 10 games with 10 goals and 19 points.

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