ECHL Today – Jan. 16


Reading Royals (18-14-5) at Adirondack Thunder (22-9-2)                              7 p.m. ET
•    Reading’s Martin Ouellette is tied for the league lead with three shutouts.
•    Adirondack’s Ryan Constant is tied for fifth among defensemen with 11 power-play points (2g-9a).
•    Royals have outscored their opponents 45-24 in the third period.
•    Thunder are 12-2-1 when outshot by their opponent.

Norfolk Admirals (15-23-2) at Manchester Monarchs (22-12-3)                         7 p.m. ET
•    Norfolk’s Greg Chase is second with a 26.1 percent shooting percentage (6-for-23).
•    Manchester’s Matt Leitner is third among rookies with 33 points (8g-25a).
•    Admirals are 10-1-0 when leading after two periods.
•    Monarchs have a league-leading five wins when trailing after two periods.

Brampton Beast (12-18-6) at Florida Everblades (27-11-1)                               7 p.m. ET
•    Brampton’s Mike Vernace is tied for second among defensemen with 24 points (2g-22a).
•    Corey Cowick leads Florida against the Beast with three goals.
•    Beast are tied for fifth with five shorthanded goals.
•    Everblades are second with 2.10 goals per game.

Greenville Swamp Rabbits (18-14-6) at Atlanta Gladiators (23-12-2)               7:05 p.m. ET
•    Scott Fleming leads Greenville with 10 goals and 25 points.
•    Derek Nesbitt leads Atlanta against the Swamp Rabbits with four goals and seven points.
•    Swamp Rabbits have had a league-leading 12 games decided in overtime or a shootout.
•    Gladiators are 14-4-2 in one-goal games.

Alaska Aces (13-18-5) at South Carolina Stingrays (20-14-3)                           7:05 p.m. ET
•    Alaska’s Justin Breton leads the league with 125 shots on goal.
•    South Carolina’s Vitek Vanecek leads rookie goaltenders with a 2.00 goals-against average.
•    Aces are 3-0-2 in their last five games.
•    Stingrays are third on the penalty kill at home at 87.9 percent (58-for-66).

Wheeling Nailers (15-16-4) at Toledo Walleye (21-10-4)                                 7:15 p.m. ET
•    Wheeling’s John McCarron is third among rookies with 106 shots on goal.
•    Josh Shalla leads Toledo against the Nailers with two goals.
•    Nailers are fourth with 33.49 shots per game.
•    Walleye are fourth on the power play at home at 22.2 percent (10-for-45).

Rapid City Rush (17-14-3) at Fort Wayne Komets (20-11-2)                             7:30 p.m. ET
•    Rapid City’s Destry Straight is tied for second among rookies with three game-winning goals.
•    Mike Embach leads Fort Wayne with 15 goals and 34 points.
•    Rush are 8-2-3 in one-goal games.
•    Komets are tied for third with seven shorthanded goals.

Orlando Solar Bears (16-15-5) at Indy Fuel (17-19-2)                                      7:35 p.m. ET
•    Orlando’s Rylan Schwartz has 14 points (7g-7a) in 10 games with the team.
•    Indy’s Ben Marshall is second among rookie defensemen with 22 points (5g-17a).
•    Solar Bears are fourth with 3.31 goals per game.
•    Fuel are league’s second-least penalized team with 9.92 penalty minutes per game.

Cincinnati Cyclones (15-14-5) at Allen Americans (20-14-1)                            7:05 p.m. CT
•    Cincinnati’s Jack Downing is fourth with 116 shots on goal.
•    Allen’s Chad Costello leads the league with 35 assists and 49 points.
•    Cyclones have scored 42 of their 98 goals in the third period.
•    Americans are third on the power play at 21.0 percent (29-for-138).

Quad City Mallards (18-15-3) at Evansville IceMen (13-18-4)                           7:15 p.m. CT
•    Matt Carey leads Quad City against the IceMen with three goals.
•    Evansville’s Alex Wideman is tied for second among rookies with seven power-play assists.
•    Mallards are fifth on the penalty kill on the road at 86.4 percent (51-for-59).
•    IceMen have a league-high 46 goals in the second period.

Missouri Mavericks (30-3-2) at Colorado Eagles (16-18-2)                               7:05 p.m. MT
•    Missouri’s Tyler Barnes leads the league in plus-minus at +24.
•    Colorado’s Trent Daavettila is tied for third with 38 points (15g-23a).
•    Mavericks are 19-1-1 when outshooting their opponent.
•    Eagles are first on the penalty kill at home at 90.4 percent (75-for-83).

Wichita Thunder (9-23-5) at Utah Grizzlies (21-13-2)                                      7:05 p.m. MT
•    Ian Lowe leads Wichita with 18 points (6g-12a).
•    Utah’s Barry Almeida has six goals in the last two games.
•    Thunder are 7-0-1 when leading after two periods.
•    Grizzlies are fifth with 31.83 shots per game.

Tulsa Oilers (16-13-4) at Idaho Steelheads (17-16-5)                                      7:10 p.m. MT

•    Tulsa’s Dan DeSalvo is tied for eighth among rookies with 25 points (9g-16a).
•    Emil Molin leads Idaho against the Oilers with four points (0g-4a).
•    Oilers are fourth with 27.24 shots-against per game.
•    Steelheads are 12-3-2 when scoring first.

16 – Jeff Jakaitis, South Carolina Stingrays (Feb. 15-April 2, 2015)
15 – Josh Robinson, Missouri Mavericks (Nov. 4, 2015-Present)
13 – Daniel Berthiaume, Roanoke Express (1994-95)
12 – Cory Cadden, Knoxville Cherokees (1993-94)
11 – seven times, most recent: Daniel Manzato, Charlotte Checkers/Las Vegas Wranglers (Oct. 27-Dec. 19, 2007)