ECHL Today – March 13

  

Reading Royals (38-15-4) at Elmira Jackals (28-24-6)                                              7:05 p.m. ET 

·      Cam Reid leads Reading against the Jackals with 16 points (6g-10a).

·      Elmira’s Sam Marotta is tied for second among rookie goaltenders with a 2.65 goals-against average.

·      Royals are tied for fourth on the power play on the road at 20.0 percent (23-for-115).

·      Jackals are tied for the league lead with one shorthanded goal against.  

 

Greenville Road Warriors (31-25-4) at Florida Everblades (38-13-6)                       7:30 p.m. ET 

·      Greenville’s Vinny Saponari is fifth with 41 assists.

·      Florida’s Mike Little is third in plus-minus at +29.

·      Road Warriors are 17-0-0 when leading after two periods.

·      Everblades are fifth with 28.00 shots-against per game.  

 

Orlando Solar Bears (28-21-7) at Cincinnati Cyclones (26-24-6)                             7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Orlando’s Maxime Clermont has posted shutouts in his last two appearances.

·      Josh Shalla leads Cincinnati with 17 goals and 42 points.

·      Solar Bears are 24-3-2 when scoring first.

·      Cyclones are league’s third-least penalized team with 13.39 penalty minutes per game.  

 

South Carolina Stingrays (34-18-7) at Gwinnett Gladiators (17-36-5)                     7:35 p.m. ET 

·      South Carolina’s Caleb Herbert is fourth among rookies with a 21.1 percent shooting percentage (16-for-76).

·      Greg Carey leads Gwinnett against the Stingrays with four goals.

·      Stingrays are first on the penalty kill on the road at 90.3 percent (93-for-103).

·      Gladiators are 14-3-1 when leading after two periods.  

 

Evansville IceMen (14-36-8) at Indy Fuel (24-25-8)                                                7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Myles Bell leads Evansville against the Fuel with four goals and seven points.

·      Indy’s Nicklas Lindberg is on a six-game point streak since Feb. 21 (1g-9a).

·      IceMen are 10-2-2 when leading after two periods.

·      Fuel are tied for fifth on the power play at 20.1 percent (47-for-234).  

 

Kalamazoo Wings (28-24-5) at Wheeling Nailers (28-27-1)                                   7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Kalamazoo’s Joel Martin leads the league with 2,650 minutes played and 1,264 saves.

·      Wheeling’s Derek Army is tied for fourth among rookies with 47 points (23g-24a).

·      K-Wings are tied for fourth with 10 shorthanded goals.

·      Nailers are second on the power play at home at 22.7 percent (25-for-110). 

  

Toledo Walleye (37-13-5) at Fort Wayne Komets (37-13-6)                                    8 p.m. ET 

·      Toledo’s Tyler Barnes leads rookies with 55 points (20g-35a).

·      Brett Perlini leads Fort Wayne against the Walleye with three goals and four points.

·      Walleye are league’s least-penalized team with 10.91 penalty minutes per game.

·      Komets are fifth with 3.57 goals per game.  

 

Brampton Beast (19-34-3) at Missouri Mavericks (22-29-7)                                    7:05 p.m. CT 

·      Jason Pitton leads Brampton against the Mavericks with three goals and four points.

·      Missouri’s Andrew Courtney is tied for second with nine power-play goals.

·      Beast are 9-1-3 in one-goal games.

·      Mavericks are 14-0-2 when leading after two periods.  

 

Wichita Thunder (28-21-8) at Tulsa Oilers (28-25-4)                                              7:05 p.m. CT 

·      Ian Lowe leads Wichita against the Oilers with nine points (3g-6a).

·      Tulsa’s Adam Pleskach is third with 31 goals.

·      Thunder are third with 27.47 shots-against per game.

·      Oilers are 8-0-4 in games decided beyond regulation.  

 

Allen Americans (39-11-7) at Rapid City Rush (29-26-5)                                        7:05 p.m. MT 

·      Chad Costello leads Allen against the Rush with 11 points (1g-10a).

·      Rapid City’s Danny Battochio is tied for the league lead with four shutouts.

·      Americans are 24-3-4 when scoring first.

·      Rush are eighth on the penalty kill at 84.5 percent (191-for-226).  

 

Utah Grizzlies (29-22-8) at Bakersfield Condors (24-28-8)                                     7 p.m. PT 

·      Utah’s Ryan Hayes is tied for second with nine power-play goals.

·      Josh Currie leads Bakersfield against the Grizzlies with four goals and eight points.

·      Grizzlies have been involved in a league-leading 35 games decided by one goal (20-7-8).

·      Condors are 16-0-1 when leading after two periods.  

 

Idaho Steelheads (39-16-5) at Stockton Thunder (17-42-1)                                   7:30 p.m. PT 

·      Idaho’s Brett Robinson is on a 10-game point streak since Feb. 21 (5g-18a).

·      Tyler Maxwell leads Stockton against the Steelheads with five goals and 11 points.

·      Steelheads are 10-0-1 in their last 11 games.

·      Thunder are 12-1-0 when leading after two periods.  

 

Colorado Eagles (39-19-3) at Alaska Aces (27-23-7)                                              7:15 p.m. AKT 

·      Colorado’s Trent Daavettila is tied for second with 23 power-play points (6g-17a).

·      Curt Gogol leads Alaska against the Eagles with six goals.

·      Eagles are 30-10-3 when outshooting their opponent.

·      Aces have scored nine of their 12 shorthanded goals at home.


Kelly Cup Playoffs Update:

Allen can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Friday if:

Allen wins

LONGEST WINNING STREAK, ONE SEASON
17 – Cincinnati Cyclones (Jan. 13-Feb. 29, 2008)
16 – South Carolina Stingrays (Feb. 7, 2015-Present)
15 – Victoria Salmon Kings (Dec. 6, 2008-Jan. 10, 2009)
14 – Louisiana IceGators (Nov. 23-Dec. 22, 2001)
     – Knoxville Cherokees (Dec. 28, 1993-Jan. 29, 1994)
13 – South Carolina Stingrays (Nov. 24-Dec. 19, 2009)
     – Las Vegas Wranglers (March 10-April 7, 2007)
12 – nine times, most recent:
        Reading Royals (Jan. 17-Feb. 11, 2015)

LONGEST ROAD WINNING STREAK
10 – South Carolina Stingrays (Feb. 7, 2015-Present)

     – Long Beach Ice Dogs (Jan. 11-Feb. 17, 2006)
     – Las Vegas Wranglers (Nov. 22-Dec. 31, 2005)
     – South Carolina Stingrays (Nov. 2-Dec. 9, 2000)