ECHL Today – March 15

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Augusta Lynx (25-29-5) at Charlotte Checkers (28-27-5) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Brian Passmore leads Lynx against Charlotte with seven points (3g-4a) and +6 in six games.
* Checkers are 3-0-0 at home with three one-goal games and 5-2-0 overall against Augusta.
* Jason Wolfe is 1-2-0 with goals against of 1.83 and a .935 save percentage against Charlotte.
* Mike Bayrack leads Charlotte with six goals and 10 points in seven games against Augusta.

Trenton Titans (26-32-2) at Toledo Storm (35-19-5) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Toledo has won the last four meetings and is 3-1-0 at home and 6-2-0 overall against the Storm.
* Trenton has scored 50 percent of its goals against the Storm on special teams (7ppg-2shg).
* Rookie Bracken Kearns leads Toledo against Trenton with six goals, 14 points and +11 in eight games.
* Aaron Gill has five points (3g-2a) in the last five games for Trenton.

Alaska Aces (47-9-4) at Utah Grizzlies (32-22-6) 7:05 p.m. MT
* Alaska’s Matt Underhill is 5-1-0 with a shutout and a 1.65 goals-against average in his last six games.
* Utah’s Ryan Kinasewich is third in the league with 31 goals and eighth in scoring with 70 points.
* Aces’ Joe Talbot has a six-game scoring streak (5g-7a) and is averaging two points per game.
* Grizzlies’ Alfie Michaud is tied for second in the league with four shutouts.

Stockton Thunder (13-35-11) at Idaho Steelheads (34-20-7) 7:10 p.m. MT
* All-Star D’Arcy McConvey had four points (2g-2a) in Idaho’s 6-4 win against the Thunder on Tuesday.
* Stockton’s Nathan Martz has scored in six of his last seven games (4g-8a).
* Idaho is 8-4-1 in its last 13 games and eight different players have scored the game-winning goal each time.
* Thunder is 3-1-0 and has scored an average of 5.25 goals per game in the last four contests.

Fresno Falcons (35-11-12) at Long Beach Ice Dogs (32-20-8) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Luke Curtin leads the Falcons with six goals and seven points in three games against Long Beach.
* Michael Lambert has 12 points (7g-5a) in 11 games since joining Long Beach on Feb. 17.
* Brett Jaeger is 2-0-0, with 1.44 goals-against average and .952 save percentage against Long Beach.
* Ice Dogs won last meeting, 4-3 in overtime at Fresno on Jan. 27, to improve to 1-1-1 against Falcons.

San Diego Gulls (28-26-5) at Victoria Salmon Kings (19-34-7) 7:00 p.m. PT
* San Diego is third in the league on penalty kill with 86 percent (313-for-364).
* Tyler Shybunka has five goals and eight points in 14 games since joining Victoria on Feb. 8.
* Gulls have scored all six of their goals against Victoria on the power play.
* In the last eight games, Victoria’s Adam Taylor has nine points (2g-7a).

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

San Diego can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Wednesday if:

San Diego wins

OR

San Diego loses in overtime/shootout AND Idaho wins

OR

Idaho wins in regulation

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