ECHL Today – January 10

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Pensacola Ice Pilots (11-18-3) at South Carolina Stingrays (13-13-8) 10:35 a.m. ET
* Stingrays won first meeting 7-4 at home against Pensacola on Dec. 6.
* Bryson Busniuk (0g-3a) and Brian Collins (0g-2a) lead the Ice Pilots in scoring against South Carolina.
* Stingrays’ Robin Gomez had a goal and three assists in first meeting with Pensacola.
* Pensacola is 0-1-0 on current eight-game road trip and 0-5-1 in its last six road games.

Johnstown Chiefs (12-13-8) at Dayton Bombers (10-20-3) 7:00 p.m. ET
* Paul Caponigri (2g-3a) and Joe Tallari (3g-2a) each have five points against Dayton.
* Bombers won 4-3 in a shootout on Jan. 7, while the Chief won 5-3 on Jan. 8.
* 2006 All-Star Jonathan Boutin is 2-0-0 with a 1.50 goals-against average against the Bombers.
* Scott Cameron leads Dayton in points (21), goals (11) and assists (10) at home in 2005-06.

Gwinnett Gladiators (20-7-4) at Greenville Grrrowl (18-10-1) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Colin Pepperall has six points, all assists, in two games against the Gladiators.
* Four different Gwinnett players have three points in two games against the Grrrowl.
* Grrrowl has scored seven of its 10 goals against the Gladiators on the power play.
* Scott Kelman leads the Gladiators with 19 points (7g-12a) in 13 road games.

Wheeling Nailers (21-10-2) at Reading Royals (21-7-2) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Wheeling won 5-2 on Dec. 13 at Reading and is 1-0-0 on the road and 2-1-0 overall against the Royals.
* Reading won the last meeting 5-2 at Wheeling on Dec. 16 to improve to 1-1-1 against the Nailers.
* Sean Collins leads Wheeling against the Royals with five assists and seven points in three games.
* Grant Jacobsen leads Reading against the Nailers with three goals and six points in three games.

Florida Everblades (22-8-2) at Fresno Falcons (18-5-8) 7:00 p.m. PT
* First-ever meeting between the two teams.
* Florida is 1-1-0 against National Conference teams and Fresno is 3-0-1 against American Conference teams.
* Shawn Mather has five goals and three power-play goals in his last five games for the Falcons.
* Florida’s Steve Saviano has a four-game assist streak (7a) and a five-game scoring streak (6g-7a).

Idaho Steelheads (20-11-2) at Stockton Thunder (6-17-4) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Idaho All-Star starter Garett Bembridge has five goals in his last five games and leads ECHL with 28 goals.
* Stockton leads ECHL in home penalty kill (88.6 percent) and Idaho leads in road power play (27.5 percent).
* Steelheads All-Star starter D’Arcy McConvey has an assist in each of his last five road games (7a).
* Thunder’s Steve Slonina has four goals in his last five games and leads the team with 15 goals.

San Diego Gulls (15-13-4) at Las Vegas Wranglers (26-6-2) 7:05 p.m. PT
* Las Vegas’ Matt Dzieduszycki had three points (1g-2a) and was +3 in 7-1 win over San Diego on Dec. 27.
* San Diego All-Star Jesse Bennefield has three game-winning goals in the last nine games.
* Wranglers’ Dan Tudin had two goals and an assist in only meeting with the Gulls.
* Gulls are 8-10-0 against the West Division.

Alaska Aces (25-4-3) at Phoenix RoadRunners (9-21-2) 7:11 p.m. PT
* Alaska’s Chris Beckford-Tseu had 30 saves in first meeting, a 5-0 win at Phoenix on Jan. 5.
* RoadRunners are 0-1-0 on current four-game home stand and 0-6-0 in their last six home games.
* Aces’ Alex Leavitt has 10-game assist streak (16a) and an eight-game road assist streak (14a).
* Phoenix offense is led by Dean Tiltgen (9g-13a) in 32 games and Jason Deskins (8g-14a) in 23 games.

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