ECHL Today – March 14

       

Check out last night’s highlights from around the league on ECHL REWIND  

 

Greenville Road Warriors (31-26-4) at Florida Everblades (39-13-6)                       7 p.m. ET

·      Vinny Saponari lead Greenville against the Everblades with six points (2g-4a).

·      Florida’s Brant Harris is tied for sixth among rookies with 43 points (16g-27a).

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

·      Everblades are third with 3.71 goals per game.

 

Kalamazoo Wings (28-25-5) at Reading Royals (38-15-5)                                       7:05 p.m. ET

·      Kalamazoo’s Dane Fox is third among rookies with 23 goals.

·      David Marshall leads Reading against the K-Wings with three goals and five points.

·      K-Wings are tied for third with three shorthanded goals against.

·      Royals are fourth with 3.62 goals per game.

 

Gwinnett Gladiators (17-37-5) at South Carolina Stingrays (35-18-7)                     7:05 p.m. ET

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

·      South Carolina’s Jeff Jakaitis is second with a 2.03 goals-against average.

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

·      Stingrays are second on the penalty kill at 87.9 percent (196-for-223).

 

Indy Fuel (25-28-8) at Toledo Walleye (37-13-6)                                                    7:15 p.m. ET

·      Indy’s Nick Bruneteau is fourth among defensemen with 13 power-play assists.

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

·      Fuel are fourth on the power play on the road at 20.0 percent (21-for-105).

·      Walleye are 30-4-2 when scoring first.

 

Fort Wayne Komets (38-13-6) at Cincinnati Cyclones (26-25-6)                             7:35 p.m. ET

·      Fort Wayne’s Drew Daniels is tied for third among defensemen with 33 assists.

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

·      Komets are 19-4-6 in one-goal games.

·      Cyclones are second with 27.07 shots-against per game.

 

Elmira Jackals (26-24-6) at Wheeling Nailers (29-27-1)                                         7:35 p.m. ET

·      Mike Seidel leads Elmira against the Nailers with five goals and six points.

·      Wheeling’s Derek Army is on a four-game goal streak since March 7 (4g).

·      Jackals are 21-6-3 when scoring first.

·      Nailers are third on the power play at home at 22.1 percent (25-for-113).

 

Wichita Thunder (28-22-8) at Quad City Mallards (3023-7)                                    7:05 p.m. CT

·      Wichita’s Danick Gauthier is tied for second with nine power-play goals.

·      Mario Lamoureux leads Quad City against the Thunder with 11 points (2g-9a).

·      Thunder are 17-1-2 when leading after two periods.

·      Mallards are 20-5-6 when scoring first.

 

Orlando Solar Bears (29-21-7) at Evansville IceMen (14-37-8)                              7:15 p.m. CT

·      Orlando’s Patrick Watling is tied for second with a 28.6 percent shooting percentage (8-for-28).

·      Evansville’s Chris Driedger is fourth with 1,079 saves.

·      Solar Bears are league’s fourth-least penalized team with 13.60 penalty minutes per game.

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

 

Brampton Beast (20-34-3) at Tulsa Oilers (29-25-4)                                               7:05 p.m. CT

·      Justin Donati leads Brampton against the Oilers with three goals and four points.

·      Tulsa’s Kevin Carr is tied for third with 23 wins.

·      Beast are 10-1-3 in one-goal games.

·      Oilers are 8-0-4 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.

 

Utah Grizzlies (30-22-8) at Ontario Reign (32-17-9)                                               6 p.m. PT

·      Barry Almeida leads Utah against the Reign with eight points (1g-7a).

·      Ontario’s Matt Register is fourth among defensemen with 40 points (12g-28a).

·      Grizzlies are 11-5-1 when outshooting their opponent.

·      Reign are fifth with 2.66 goals-against per game.

 

Allen Americans (39-12-7) at Rapid City Rush (30-26-5)                                        7:05 p.m. MT

·      Allen’s Justin Baker leads rookie defensemen in plus-minus at +19.

·      Jesse Schultz leads Rapid City against the Americans with four goals and nine points.

·      Americans have outscored their opponents 95-50 in the second period.

·      Rush are 14-5-3 in their last 22 games.

 

Idaho Steelheads (40-16-5) at Stockton Thunder (17-43-1)                                   7:30 p.m. PT

·      Idaho’s Wade MacLeod is fourth with 30 goals.

·      Stockton’s Jack Combs is third with 65 points (27g-38a).

·      Steelheads are second on the penalty kill on the road at 88.2 percent (120-for-136).

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

 

Colorado Eagles (39-20-3) at Alaska Aces (28-23-7)                                              7:15 p.m. AKT

·      Trent Daavettilaleads Colorado against the Aces with six goals and 20 points.

·      Alaska’s Brendan Connolly is tied for eighth with 60 points (21g-39a).

·      Eagles have outscored their opponents 80-56 in the third period.

·      Aces are sixth with 32.31 shots per game.


Kelly Cup Playoffs Update:

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

Allen wins

 

LONGEST WINNING STREAK, ONE SEASON
17 – South Carolina Stingrays (Feb. 7,2015-Present)
     – Cincinnati Cyclones (Jan. 13-Feb. 29, 2008)
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
11 – South Carolina Stingrays (Feb. 7, 2015-Present)
10 – 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)