ECHL Today – Jan. 29

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Allen Americans (26-15-4) at Orlando Solar Bears (21-15-6)                                1:30 p.m. ET

  • Allen’s Joel Chouinard leads defensemen in plus-minus at +24.
  • Orlando’s Alex Gacek leads rookies with a 25.8 percent shooting percentage (16-for-62).
  • Americans are 19-2-2 when scoring first.
  • Solar Bears lead the league with 36.95 shots per game.

 

Wheeling Nailers (23-14-3) at Kalamazoo Wings (20-18-4)                                   3 p.m. ET

  • Wheeling’s Nick Sorkin is on a six-game assist streak (12a).
  • Kalamazoo’s Tanner Sorenson is tied for third with six game-winning goals.
  • Nailers are 16-8-2 against non-divisional opponents.
  • K-Wings are 11-3-2 in their last 16 games.

 

Quad City Mallards (22-18-2) at Indy Fuel (14-26-3)                                            3:05 p.m. ET

  • Quad City’s Michael Parks is third among rookies with 17 goals.
  • Indy’s Jake Hildebrand leads the league with 892 saves.
  • Mallards are 12-5-1 when outshooting their opponent.
  • Fuel are 10-1-1 when leading after two periods.

 

Atlanta Gladiators (16-19-7) at South Carolina Stingrays (23-15-3)                    3:05 p.m. ET

  • Atlanta’s Brock Higgs is tied for fourth with 34 assists.
  • Rob Flick leads South Carolina against the Gladiators with five points (1g-4a).
  • Gladiators are 13-2-2 when leading after two periods.
  • Stingrays are 12-5-3 in one-goal games.

 

Adirondack Thunder (20-13-7) at Elmira Jackals (9-27-5)                                   4:05 p.m. ET

  • Adirondack’s Alex Wall is fourth among rookie defensemen with 27 points (4g-23a).
  • Sebastien Sylvestre leads Elmira with 26 points (12g-14a).
  • Thunder are second on the power play on the road at 22.7 percent (17-for-75).
  • Jackals are league’s second-least penalized team with 11.24 penalty minutes per game.

 

Manchester Monarchs (26-10-7) at Reading Royals (24-14-3)                              5 p.m. ET

  • Manchester’s Quentin Shore is fifth among rookies with 35 points (15g-20a).
  • Reading’s Martin Ouellette is fourth with a 2.53 goals-against average.
  • Monarchs are second with 3.95 goals per game.
  • Royals are 13-1-1 when leading after one period.

 

Rapid City Rush (14-20-7) at Toledo Walleye (31-8-2)                                          5:15 p.m. ET

  • Ryan Walters leads Rapid City with 17 goals and 41 points.
  • Toledo’s Tylor Spink is on a four-game goal streak (4g).
  • Rush are tied for fifth on the penalty kill at 85.3 percent (110-for-129).
  • Walleye lead the league with 4.20 goals per game.

 

MOST WINS BY GOALTENDER, CAREER

265 – Nick Vitucci (Carolina, Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Hampton Roads, Toledo, Charlotte and Greenville, 1998-2001)

217 – Marc Magliarditi (Columbus, Florida, Louisiana, Richmond and Las Vegas, 1997-2007)

201 – Daniel Berthiaume (Roanoke, Wheeling and Greensboro, 1994-96 and 1997-2004)

173 – Jason Saal (South Carolina, Hampton Roads, Peoria, Louisiana, Dayton, Arkansas and Augusta, 1995-2005)

172 – Joel Martin (Columbus, Trenton, Elmira, Augusta and Kalamazoo, 2003-04, 2006-09 and 2012-Present)

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