ECHL Today – Jan. 2


Florida Everblades (22-4-1) at Greenville Road Warriors (19-11-1)                       7 p.m. ET
 

·      Florida’s Mike Little is tied for fourth among defensemen with 21 points (3g-18a).

·      Greenville’s Jeff Malcolm is fifth in the league with a 2.35 goals-against average.

·      Everblades are 17-1-1 when outshooting their opponent.

·      Road Warriors have a league-best five wins when trailing after two periods (5-9-0).  

 

Cincinnati Cyclones (13-11-4) at Kalamazoo Wings (10-15-2)                               7:30 p.m. ET 

·      Zach Budish leads Cincinnati against the K-Wings with six points (3g-3a).

·      Kalamazoo’s Sacha Guimond is tied for fifth among defensemen with nine power-play points (3g-6a).

·      Cyclones have outscored their opponents 38-15 in the second period.

·      K-Wings are league’s fifth-least penalized team with 13.52 penalty minutes per game.  

 

Elmira Jackals (16-12-3) at Gwinnett Gladiators (9-18-1)                                      7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Elmira’s Sam Marotta leads rookie goaltenders with a 2.44 goals-against average.

·      Casey Pierro-Zabotel leads Gwinnett with nine goals and 28 points.

·      Jackals are tied for third on the power play on the road at 21.7 percent (10-for-46).

·      Gladiators are 7-2-1 when leading after two periods.  

 

Toledo Walleye (21-5-3) at Indy Fuel (6-17-6)                                                      7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Toledo’s Martin Frk is third in the league with a 26.8 percent shooting percentage (11-for-41).

·      Indy’s Matt S. White is tied for first among rookies with two shorthanded goals.

·      Walleye are 18-0-1 when scoring first.

·      Fuel are third on the power play at 22.4 percent (26-for-116).  

 

Wheeling Nailers (13-14-0) at Fort Wayne Komets (23-6-1)                                 8 p.m. ET 

·      Wheeling’s Eric Hartzell is tied for fourth in the league with a .923 save percentage.

·      Fort Wayne’s Drew Daniels is tied for second in the league in plus-minus at +23.

·      Nailers are 10-4-0 when scoring first.

·      Komets are fourth in the league with 26.70 shots-against per game.  

 

Rapid City Rush (12-16-2) at Allen Americans (20-5-3)                                        7:05 p.m. CT 

·      Rapid City’s Sean Erickson is on a seven-game point streak since Dec. 19 (2g-7a).

·      Jack Combs leads Allen against the Rush with six goals and eight points.

·      Rush are fifth on the penalty kill on the road at 88.6 percent (62-for-70).

·      Americans lead the league with 11 home wins (11-2-1).  

 

Missouri Mavericks (13-13-3) at Quad City Mallards (16-10-5)                              7:05 p.m. CT 

·      Josh Brittain leads Missouri against the Mallards with six points (3g-3a).

·      Quad City’s Joe Perry is third among rookies with 15 goals.

·      Mavericks are eighth with 27.31 shots-against per game.

·      Mallards are fourth on the penalty kill at home at 87.3 percent (48-for-55).  

 

Reading Royals (17-10-2) at Evansville IceMen (9-16-4)                                      7:15 p.m. CT 

·      Reading’s David Marshall is tied for second in the league with five game-winning goals.

·      Evansville’s Chris Driedger is tied for second in the league with two shutouts.

·      Royals are sixth on the penalty kill on the road at 88.4 percent (38-for-43).

·      IceMen are 6-1-0 when leading after one period.  

 

Brampton Beast (9-17-1) at Tulsa Oilers (14-15-3)                                                7:35 p.m. CT 

·      Brampton’s Trevor Cann is fourth in the league with 594 saves.

·      Tulsa’s Scott Macaulay is tied for first among defensemen with three game-winning goals.

·      Beast are 6-1-1 in one-goal games.

·      Oilers are seventh with 3.38 goals per game.  

 

Idaho Steelheads (18-10-3) at Colorado Eagles (18-11-0)                                    7:05 p.m. MT 

·      Idaho’s Jason Bast is tied for first among rookies with 16 goals.

·      Jonathan Parker leads Colorado against the Steelheads with five points (2g-3a).

·      Steelheads have outscored their opponents 35-17 in the first period.

·      Eagles are fifth in the league with 3.52 goals per game.  

 

Stockton Thunder (13-19-1) at Bakersfield Condors (16-12-4)                              7 p.m. PT 

·      Tyler Maxwell leads Stockton against the Condors with six goals.

·      Bakersfield’s Chase Schaber is tied for the league lead with six power-play goals.

·      Thunder are sixth on the power play at 19.8 percent (26-for-131).

·      Condors are tied for the league lead with nine games decided beyond regulation. 

 

Utah Grizzlies (12-13-5) at Alaska Aces (13-13-1)                                                7:15 p.m. AKT 

·      Utah’s Alex Krushelnyski is tied for first among rookies with two shorthanded goals.

·      Alaska’s Niklas Lundstrom is fifth in the league with 1,256 minutes played.

·      Grizzlies are 7-0-1 when leading after two periods.

·      Aces are second in the league with 33.11 shots per game.