ECHL Today – Jan. 3


Greenville Swamp Rabbits (16-12-5) at Manchester Monarchs (20-11-2)        3 p.m. ET
•    Greenville’s Richard Nejezchleb has six points (3g-3a) in his last five games.
•    Manchester’s Matt Leitner is tied for fourth among rookies with eight power-play points (2g-6a).
•    Swamp Rabbits are 11-1-2 when leading after two periods.
•    Monarchs are tied for the league lead with one shorthanded goal against.

Cincinnati Cyclones (14-11-4) at South Carolina Stingrays (19-10-3)              3:05 p.m. ET

•    Cincinnati’s Eric Robinson is fifth among rookies with a 21.1 percent shooting percentage (4-for-19).
•    South Carolina’s Mark Dekanich is seventh with a 1.99 goals-against average.
•    Cyclones are league’s fourth-least penalized team with 11.38 penalty minutes per game.
•    Stingrays are 16-2-2 when scoring first.

Adirondack Thunder (18-8-2) at Reading Royals (16-11-5)                             4 p.m. ET
•    Adirondack’s Michael Kirkpatrick is fifth among rookies with 26 points (11g-15a).
•    Cam Reid leads Reading against the Thunder with two goals.
•    Thunder are fourth with 2.32 goals-against per game.
•    Royals are fifth with 3.19 goals per game.

Norfolk Admirals (11-21-2) at Wheeling Nailers (15-12-4)                               4:05 p.m. ET
•    Norfolk’s Charles-Olivier Roussel is fifth among defensemen with 17 assists.
•    Jarrett Burton leads Wheeling against the Admirals with four goals.
•    Admirals are tied for seventh with four shorthanded goals.
•    Nailers are 13-0-0 when leading after two periods.

Elmira Jackals (20-12-0) at Toledo Walleye (17-10-4)                                    5:15 p.m. ET
•    Elmira’s Cason Hohmann is tied for fifth among rookies with 10 goals.
•    Toledo’s Joel Chouinard is fourth among defensemen with 11 power-play points (1g-10a).
•    Jackals are 11-2-0 in one-goal games.
•    Walleye are third on the power play at 20.7 percent (23-for-111).

Florida Everblades (22-11-0) at Orlando Solar Bears (12-13-5)                      6 p.m. ET
•    Florida’s Justin Agosta leads defensemen with a 17.1 percent shooting percentage (6-for-35).
•    Jack Rodewald leads Orlando against the Everblades with six points (2g-4a).
•    Everblades are third with 2.21 goals-against per game.
•    Solar Bears have scored six of their eight shorthanded goals at home.

Wichita Thunder (8-20-4) at Evansville IceMen (12-15-3)                               5:15 p.m. CT
•    Wichita’s David Shantz is fifth with 522 saves.
•    Evansville’s Tyson Fawcett is second with 16 goals.
•    IceMen are 6-0-2 when scoring first.
•    Thunder are 6-0-1 when leading after two periods.