ECHL Today – March 11

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Toledo Storm (33-19-5) at Trenton Titans (26-30-2) 12:00 p.m. ET
* Rookie Bracken Kearns leads Toledo with 11 points (5g-6a) and a +8 rating in six games against the Titans.
* Titans have scored 50 percent of their goals against the Storm on special teams (5ppg-2shg).
* Drew MacIntyre is 3-1-0 with a .934 save percentage, making 114 saves in four games against Trenton.
* Defenseman Mike Jarmuth has four points (1g-3a) in four games against the Storm in 2005-06.

Augusta Lynx (24-29-4) at Greenville Grrrowl (37-19-3) 2:05 p.m. ET
* Cam Ellsworth stopped 32 of 33 shots in Greenville’s 3-1 win against the Lynx on Friday.
* Dan Sullivan has three goals and five points in five games against Greenville.
* Les Haggett has nine points (2g-7a) and is a +6 in six games against the Lynx in 2005-06.
* Martin Lapointe leads the Lynx defense on the road with 17 points (7g-10a) in 29 games.

Reading Royals (35-16-7) at Dayton Bombers (18-38-5) 7:00 p.m. ET
* Defenseman T.J. Kemp has nine assists and 10 points and is a +7 in nine games against the Bombers.
* Rookie Tim Konsorada is third on the Bombers in scoring with 40 points (14g-26a) in 43 games.
* Rookie Mark Flood has five goals, three on the power play, and seven points in eight games against Royals.
* Jeff Szwez and Scott Cameron lead the Bombers with nine points (3g-6a) in eight games against Reading.

Wheeling Nailers (34-17-5) at Johnstown Chiefs (26-21-11) 7:00 p.m. ET
* Andy Franck is unbeaten in regulation (4-0-1) with a 1.98 goals-against average against the Chiefs.
* Rookie Brandon Elliot has three points (2g-1a) with a +6 rating in seven games against Wheeling.
* Nailers are a perfect 3-0-0 at Johnstown in 2005-06, scoring an average of four goals per game in that span.
* Rookie Morgan Cey is 8-3-3 with a 2.19 goals-against average and .929 save percentage at home for Chiefs.

Pensacola Ice Pilots (19-35-6) at South Carolina Stingrays (25-21-11) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Matt W. Reid and Trevor Johnson had three points (1g-2a) in Stingrays’ 4-1 win over Pensacola on Friday.
* Ice Pilots’ defenseman Nate Metcalf has three points, all assists, in his last two games.
* Stingrays are 30.8 percent (8-for-26) on the power play in five games against the Ice Pilots in 2005-06.
* Pensacola is 2-3-0 on its current eight-game road trip against South Division opponents.

Columbia Inferno (20-32-7) at Florida Everblades (37-18-3) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Everblades are 2-0-0 against the Inferno, outscoring them 12-6, at home in 2005-06.
* Derek Eastman has scored in each of Columbia’s last three games (2g-4a).
* Kevin Bergin leads Florida with seven assists and eight points in five games against the Inferno.
* Inferno has had six different goaltenders appear in 29 games on the road in 2005-06.

Charlotte Checkers (27-26-5) at Gwinnett Gladiators (40-11-7) 7:35 p.m. ET
* Gladiators have a combined 2.19 goals-against average and plus-minus rating of +229 in 28 home games.
* Rookie Bruce Graham has four goals and five points in the last five games for the Checkers.
* Gwinnett leads the ECHL in goals scored per game (4.29) and shots per game (37.67).
* Charlotte has five different goaltenders start in 29 road games, combining for a 3.30 goals-against average.

Stockton Thunder (12-34-11) at Bakersfield Condors (29-21-5) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Ryan Munce is a perfect 4-0-0 with a 1.70 goals-against average and .949 save percentage against Stockton.
* Joel Irwin had a goal and two assists in Stockton’s 5-4 shootout win at Long Beach on Friday.
* Defenseman Kevin Truelson has six points (2g-4a) in five games against the Thunder.
* Thunder has won four of its last five games, scoring an average of 5.25 goals per game in each win.

Phoenix RoadRunners (19-36-3) at Fresno Falcons (34-11-11) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Falcons are 50 percent (8-for-16) on the power play inh two games against the RoadRunners.
* Phoenix has scored five goals in the last five games, three of which have been on special teams (2ppg-1shg).
* Shawn Mather (1g-3a) and Peter Fregoe (2g-2a) each have four points in two games against Phoenix.
* Phoenix’s Justin Quenneville has four power-play goals and 12 points (7g-5a) in 15 road games.

San Diego Gulls (27-25-5) at Long Beach Ice Dogs (30-19-8) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Long Beach’s Ash Goldie had three points (2g-1a) on Friday, his first game since Jan. 11.
* Dan DaSilva has a goal and two assists in one game against Long Beach in 2005-06.
* Greg Hewitt is 2-0-1 with a 1.95 goals-against average and .925 save percentage against San Diego.
* Defenseman Grady Moore leads the Gulls with five points, all assists, in the last five games.

Las Vegas Wranglers (43-10-6) at Victoria Salmon Kings (19-33-7) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Steve Crampton scored with 1:53 left in the third period in Las Vegas’ 3-2 win at Victoria on Friday.
* Jade Galbraith has a goal and four assists in his last five games for the Salmon Kings.
* Las Vegas is 5-1-0 on its current eight-game road trip, scoring an average of five goals per game each win.
* Steve Lingren has 10 of his 14 goals on the power play through 29 games at home in 2005-06.

Idaho Steelheads (33-18-7) at Alaska Aces (45-9-4) 7:15 p.m. AT
* Teams are 2-2-0 and have combined for an average of 8.5 goals per game through four meetings in 2005-06.
* Thirteen different players registered a point in Idaho’s 5-4 win at Alaska on Friday.
* Aces rank second in the league in goals per game with 4.14 while Idaho ranks third at 3.78.
* Alaska has scored 10 of its 21 goals (47.6 percent) in the last five games on special teams (8ppg-2shg).

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Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

Johnstown can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Saturday if:

Johnstown wins

OR

Johnstown loses in overtime/shootout

OR

Reading wins

Bakersfield can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Saturday if:

Bakersfield wins

OR

Bakersfield loses in overtime/shootout

Utah can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Saturday if:

Las Vegas wins