ECHL Today – Jan. 23

 

  

Kalamazoo Wings (16-15-2) at Toledo Walleye (25-5-5)                                          7:15 p.m. ET 

·      Kalamazoo’s Curtis Valk is tied for fifth among rookies with 18 assists.

·      Anthony Luciani leads Toledo against the K-Wings with three goals.

·      K-Wings are third on the penalty kill at 87.5 percent (112-for-128).

·      Walleye are 22-0-2 when scoring first.  

 

Greenville Road Warriors (25-14-1) at Orlando Solar Bears (17-14-3)                     7:30 p.m. ET 

·      Kyle Jean leads Greenville against the Solar Bears with six goals and seven points.

·      Orlando’s Jacob Cepis is tied for eighth with 24 assists.

·      Road Warriors have a league-leading six wins when trailing after two periods (6-12-0).

·      Solar Bears are fourth with 32.97 shots per game.  

 

Elmira Jackals (19-15-5) at Brampton Beast (12-21-2)                                             7:30 p.m. ET 

·      Matt Tassone leads Elmira against the Beast with six points (3g-3a).

·      Brampton’s Mathew Maione leads rookie defensemen with 99 shots on goal.

·      Jackals are only team to have not allowed a shorthanded goal this season.

·      Beast have scored 38 of 84 goals in the second period.  

 

Florida Everblades (25-6-3) at Gwinnett Gladiators (12-21-2)                                  7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Florida’s Mike Little is fifth among defensemen in plus-minus at +24.

·      Brenden Walker leads Gwinnett against the Everblades with five goals.

·      Everblades are first on the power play on the road at 24.3 percent (17-for-70).

·      Gladiators are 10-2-1 when leading after two periods.  

 

Allen Americans (28-5-3) at Indy Fuel (10-21-7)                                                      7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Allen’s Chad Costello leads the league with 60 points (20g-40a).

·      Garret Bembridge leads Indy with 12 goals and 26 points.

·      Americans are second on the power play on the road at 23.8 percent (19-for-80).

·      Fuel are 4-0-1 in their last five games.  

 

Fort Wayne Komets (27-8-3) at Wheeling Nailers (18-18-0)                                    7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Fort Wayne’s Drew Daniels is second among defensemen in plus-minus at +28.

·      Wheeling’s Derek Army is third among rookies with 115 shots on goal.

·      Komets are fourth with 3.76 goals per game.

·      Nailers are first on the power play at home at 27.9 percent (19-for-68).  

 

Evansville IceMen (11-22-5) at Cincinnati Cyclones (18-14-4)                                 7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Evansville’s Chris Driedger is fifth with 716 saves.

·      Josh Shalla leads Cincinnati against the IceMen with four goals and nine points.

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

·      Cyclones are league’s sixth-least penalized team with 13.61 penalty minutes per game. 

  

Tulsa Oilers (19-18-4) at Missouri Mavericks (14-19-4)                                            7:05 p.m. CT 

·      Jon Booras leads Tulsa against the Mavericks with eight points (4g-4a).

·      Missouri’s Landon Oslanski leads defensemen with 13 power-play points (4g-9a).

·      Oilers are tied for second with 11 games decided beyond regulation (7-0-4).

·      Mavericks are seventh with 27.97 shots-against per game. 

  

Bakersfield Condors (17-18-5) at Utah Grizzlies (18-15-7)                                      7:05 p.m. MT 

·      Brendan Brooks leads Bakersfield against the Grizzlies with five goals and 10 points.

·      Utah’s Michael Pelech is tied for fifth with 40 points (19g-21a).

·      Condors are 12-0-0 when leading after two periods.

·      Grizzlies are 13-2-5 when scoring first.  

 

Wichita Thunder (18-14-6) at Rapid City Rush (16-21-2)                                         7:05 p.m. MT 

·      Wichita’s Ian Duval is on a 12-game point streak since Dec. 19 (6g-7a).

·      Jesse Schultz leads Rapid City against the Thunder with five points (1g-4a).

·      Thunder are third with 27.18 shots-against per game.

·      Rush are sixth on the penalty kill at 85.4 percent (123-for-144).  

 

Colorado Eagles (25-13-0) at Stockton Thunder (13-25-1)                                      7:30 p.m. PT 

·      Brock Nixon leads Colorado against the Thunder with nine goals and 12 points.

·      Tyler Maxwell leads Stockton with 12 goals.

·      Eagles are second with 26.58 shots-against per game.

·      Thunder are third on the power play at 20.9 percent (32-for-153).  

 

Idaho Steelheads (24-11-4) at Alaska Aces (15-17-3)                                             7:15 p.m. AKT 

·      Idaho’s Brett Robinson is second with a 27.3 percent shooting percentage (9-for-33).

·      Brendan Connolly leads Alaska against the Steelheads with seven points (2g-5a).

·      Steelheads are third with 2.62 goals-against per game.

·      Aces are second with 33.49 shots per game.