ECHL Today – Jan. 27


Manchester Monarchs (25-12-5) at Orlando Solar Bears (17-16-5)                 7 p.m. ET
•    Manchester’s Maxim Kitsyn is second in plus-minus at +23.
•    Orlando’s T.J. Foster is tied for first among rookies with 15 goals.
•    Monarchs are sixth on the penalty kill on the road at 85.9 percent (73-for-85).
•    Solar Bears are tied for second with eight shorthanded goals.

Reading Royals (18-16-7) at Elmira Jackals (22-18-1)                                    7:05 p.m. ET       
•    Justin Crandall leads Reading against the Jackals with 13 points (3g-10a).
•    Elmira’s Jacob MacDonald leads the league with three shorthanded goals.
•    Royals are fifth with 27.49 shots-against per game.
•    Jackals are tied for second with two shorthanded goals against.

Indy Fuel (21-20-2) at Cincinnati Cyclones (18-16-5)                                      7:35 p.m. ET

•    Indy’s Ben Marshall is second among rookie defensemen with 23 points (5g-18a).
•    Cincinnati’s Nick Huard leads rookies with eight power-play goals.
•    Fuel are seventh with 2.53 goals-against per game.
•    Cyclones are league’s fourth-least penalized team with 11.56 penalty minutes per game.

Evansville IceMen (15-19-5) at Wichita Thunder (9-25-8)                               7:05 p.m. CT
•    Evansville’s Daultan Leveille is tied for fifth with 17 goals.
•    Wichita’s Landon Oslanski is tied for third among defensemen with nine goals.
•    IceMen have scored a league high 51 goals in the second period.
•    Thunder are 7-0-2 when leading after two periods.

Utah Grizzlies (24-15-2) at Colorado Eagles (19-18-2)                                    7:05 p.m. MT
•    Barry Almeida leads Utah against the Eagles with six goals.
•    Colorado’s Collin Bowman is tied for third among defensemen with nine goals.
•    Grizzlies are second with 3.29 goals per game.
•    Eagles lead the league with 25.67 shots-against per game.

Rapid City Rush (17-18-3) at Idaho Steelheads (19-18-5)                                7:10 p.m. MT

•    Cody Ferriero leads Rapid City against the Steelheads with three goals.
•    Idaho’s Jefferson Dahl is tied for the league lead with nine power-play goals.
•    Rush are 8-3-3 in one-goal games.
•    Steelheads are 12-4-1 in their last 17 games.