ECHL Today – January 6

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Trenton Titans (15-13-2) at Dayton Bombers (9-18-3) 7:00 p.m. ET
* Bombers won 5-2 on Dec. 28 to improve to 2-0-0 at home and 2-2-2 overall against the Titans.
* Scott Bertoli leads Trenton against Dayton with five assists and eight points in six games.
* Dayton’s Scott Cameron, Brian Gornick and Jay Latulippe all have a team-high four assists against Trenton.
* Titans’ Jim Henkel has a six-game assist streak (7a) and scoring streak (3g-7a).

Greenville Grrrowl (15-10-1) at South Carolina Stingrays (12-13-7) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Stingrays have won four straight over the Grrrowl and haven’t allowed more than one goal in each contest.
* Colin Pepperall leads the Grrrowl with five assists and six points in the last five games.
* Stingrays are 4-0-1 with goals against of 1.18 and save percentage of .959 against Greenville.
* In the last five games, John Snowden has five points (3g-2a) and leads Grrrowl in plus-minus rating (+6).

Charlotte Checkers (18-12-3) at Augusta Lynx (13-17-3) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Checkers have won the last three meetings and are 3-1-0 against the Lynx, including 1-1-0 at Augusta.
* Joel Stepp leads Augusta in scoring against Charlotte with five points (2g-3a) in four games.
* Mike Bayrack leads Charlotte against Augusta with four goals and seven points in four games.
* Nicolas Corbeil leads the Lynx with 14 goals, 20 assists and 34 points in 30 games.

Columbia Inferno (13-17-3) at Florida Everblades (20-8-2) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Inferno won 4-3 in overtime on Dec. 17 to improve to 1-1-0 against the Everblades.
* Kevin Bergin leads Florida with four assists and four points in two games against Columbia.
* Columbia’s Travis Lisabeth has a three-game goal streak (5g) and scoring streak (5g-2a).
* Florida’s John Lehun has a three-game goal streak (3g) and a seven-game scoring streak (5g-6a).

Reading Royals (20-6-2) at Johnstown Chiefs (11-12-7) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Royals are 2-0-0 against Chiefs in 2005-06 and 11-12-2 all-time against Johnstown.
* Johnstown’s Dmitri Tarabrin has two game-winning goals and three points (2g-1a) in his last three games.
* Reading has won a team record eight consecutive road games and is 5-0-0 on current seven-game road trip.
* In his last five starts, Chiefs’ Jonathan Boutin is 4-1-0 with two shutouts and goals against of 1.40.

Wheeling Nailers (20-8-2) at Toledo Storm (13-10-3) 7:35 p.m. ET
* Storm has scored 12 of its 14 goals against Wheeling in the second and third period.
* Nailers had their five-game winning streak snapped on Dec. 31 and are 5-1-1 in games after a loss.
* Toledo has won the last two meetings, outscoring the Nailers 10-3 in that span.
* Wheeling has six different players who have scored five points or more in the last five games.

Gwinnett Gladiators (18-6-4) at Pensacola Ice Pilots (11-16-3) 7:05 p.m. CT
* Gladiators are 3-0-1 and have outscored Pensacola 21-7 in 2005-06.
* Defenseman Corey Neilson leads the Ice Pilots in the last five games with four assists and five points.
* Sean Fields has a 1.47 goals-against average and a .955 save percentage against the Ice Pilots.
* 2006 All-Star Luke Fulghum is tied for the league rookie lead with three shorthand points (1shg-2sha).

Fresno Falcons (16-5-8) at Victoria Salmon Kings (12-21-1) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Falcons suffered first loss in regulation since Dec. 4 with Thursday’s 5-3 loss at Victoria.
* Lanny Gare had three points (1g-2a) in Victoria’s 5-3 win against the Falcons.
* On the road, Fresno has scored over 40 percent (23 of 57) of its goals on the power play.
* King’s Ryan Wade has five goals and six points in his last five games.

Phoenix RoadRunners (9-19-2) at Las Vegas Wranglers (24-6-3) 7:05 p.m. PT
* Wranglers are 1-0-0 at home and 2-0-0 overall against the RoadRunners.
* Jason Deskins (5g-9a) and Dean Tiltgen (6g-7a) lead Phoenix in scoring on the road.
* Las Vegas’ Marco Peluso has a game-winning goal and six points (3g-3a) in his last five games.
* RoadRunners’ Mark Wires has five points (2g-3a) in his last five games.

Bakersfield Condors (11-10-4) at Long Beach Ice Dogs (14-14-3) 7:30 p.m. PT
* Teams split the first two meetings with both games going past regulation.
* Neither team has a power-play goal in two meetings (Condors are 0-for-11 and Ice Dogs are 0-for-10).
* Christian Larrivee scored the game winner on his only shot in Ice Dogs’ 3-2 overtime win on Nov. 22.
* Defenseman Kevin Truelson has four points (1g-3a) in his last three games for the Condors.

Utah Grizzlies (19-11-2) at Stockton Thunder (5-15-4) 7:30 p.m. PT
* 2006 All-Star Matt Craig had three points (1g-2a) in Utah’s 5-4 win over Stockton on Nov. 24.
* Thunder scored three of its four goals on the power play in loss to Utah on Nov. 24.
* Utah’s Ryan Kinasewich is averaging over two points per game in the last five games (5g-8a).
* Stockton has scored 35 percent of its goals at home on the power play (7-for-20).

Idaho Steelheads (19-9-2) at San Diego Gulls (13-12-4) 7:35 p.m. PT
* Alex Kim has six points (3g-3a) in three games against the Steelheads.
* Steelheads are ranked third in the ECHL averaging 4.03 goals per game.
* Gulls have won the last two meetings, outscoring Idaho 12-3.
* ECHL leading scorer Garett Bembridge has two goals in three games against San Diego.

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