ECHL Today – March 17

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Johnstown Chiefs (27-21-12) at Reading Royals (36-17-7) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Justin Kelly leads Chiefs against Royals with six goals and 13 points in seven games.
* Doug Christensen has eight points (3g-5a) in three games at home against Johnstown.
* Chiefs are 2-1-0 at Reading, winning the last two meetings by a combined score of 11-6.
* In his last five starts, Royals’ Cody Rudkowsky is 3-2-0 with goals against of 1.41.

Gwinnett Gladiators (42-11-7) at Greenville Grrrowl (38-21-3) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Gladiators’ Milan Gajic had four points (2g-2a) in the last meeting with Greenville, a 6-1 win on Feb. 7.
* Grrrowl rookie defenseman Cody Blanshan has five points (3g-2a) and is +5 in his last five games.
* Gwinnett’s Sean Fields is 3-0-0 with goals against of 1.66 and a .925 save percentage in his last three starts.
* Greenville is 5-3-0 in its last eight games of which seven have been decided by one goal.

Charlotte Checkers (28-28-5) at Columbia Inferno (21-33-7) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Dusty Jamieson leads the Checkers against Columbia with eight goals and 13 points in seven games.
* Columbia defenseman Derek Eastman has six assists and is +3 in three games against Charlotte.
* Daniel Sparre has two goals and three points in five games since joining the Checkers on Mar. 4.
* Columbia’s Brandon Nolan has a four-game assist streak (8a) and a four-game scoring streak (3g-8a).

Dayton Bombers (18-35-5) at Wheeling Nailers (35-17-5) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Jeff Szwez leads Dayton against the Nailers with seven goals and nine points in six games.
* Wheeling is a perfect 9-0-0 against Dayton with goals against of 1.89 and save percentage of .934.
* Bombers’ Tim Konsorada has a three-game goal streak (3g) and a three-game scoring streak (3g-1a).
* Sean Collins is averaging over two points per game against Dayton with 15 points (7g-8a) in seven games.

Trenton Titans (26-32-3) at Toledo Storm (36-19-6) 7:35 p.m. ET
* Scott Bertoli leads Trenton against Toledo with six goals and 10 points in nine games.
* Drew MacIntyre is 6-1-0 against Trenton with goals against of 1.85 and a .938 save percentage.
* Titans have scored 40.2 percent (27 of 67) of their goals on the road in the third period.
* Defenseman Jason Maleyko has five points (1g-4a) and is a +3 in his last five games for Toledo.

Florida Everblades (38-19-3) at Augusta Lynx (26-29-5) 7:35 p.m. ET
* Everblades are 2-0-0 at Augusta, outscoring the Lynx 8-1.
* Augusta is 3-1-1 and averaging 4.2 goals per game in its last five home games.
* Paul Cabana leads the Everblades against Augusta with four goals and eight points in five games.
* Brian Passmore has two assists in each of his last two games and a three-game scoring streak (3g-4a).

South Carolina Stingrays (26-21-12) at Pensacola Ice Pilots (20-36-7) 7:05 p.m. CT
* Stingrays are 6-2-1 and averaging 3.8 goals per game in the last nine games, all against South Division.
* Mark Rooneem has four points (2g-2a) in three games against South Carolina in 2005-06.
* Matt W. Reid has a two-game goal streak (2g) and a three-game scoring streak (2g-4a).
* Rookie Shaun Landolt leads the Ice Pilots with eight points (4g-4a) in eight games in March.

Idaho Steelheads (35-20-7) at Utah Grizzlies (32-23-6) 7:05 p.m. MT
* David Bararuk has 10 points (5g-5a) in four games against the Grizzlies.
* Ryan Kinasewich leads Utah against Idaho with five goals, seven assists and 12 points in six games.
* Two teams have combined for 55 goals in six games, an average of more than nine goals per game.
* Louis Dumont leads the Grizzlies at home with 25 assists in 29 games.

Phoenix RoadRunners (19-39-3) at Bakersfield Condors (30-23-5) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Kevin St. Jacques has four points (2g-2a) in two games against the RoadRunners.
* Dean Tiltgen leads Phoenix against Bakersfield with three goals in three games.
* Condors’ Ryan Munce is 3-1-0 with goals against of 1.48 and save percentage of .961 in his last four starts.
* Patrick Levesque scored first hat trick in Phoenix team history in Thursday’s 5-3 loss to Las Vegas.

Long Beach Ice Dogs (33-30-8) at Fresno Falcons (35-11-13) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Ice Dogs are 3-1-2 in their last six games of which five have been decided by one goal.
* Luke Curtin leads the Falcons against Long Beach with seven goals and nine points in four games.
* Dogs’ Olivier Michaud is 2-1-0 with goals against of 1.95 in his last three starts.
* Fresno is 4-0-3 and allowing an average of two goals per game in its last seven games.

San Diego Gulls (28-26-6) at Victoria Salmon Kings (20-34-7) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Gulls have scored seven of their nine goals (77.7 percent) against Victoria on the power play.
* Lanny Gare leads the Salmon Kings against San Diego with two goals and five points in three games.
* Pierre-Luc Sleigher leads the Gulls against Victoria with four assist and five points in three games.
* Kings’ Taggart Desmet scored game winner in overtime and had three assists in first pro game Wednesday.

Alaska Aces (48-9-4) at Las Vegas Wranglers (46-10-6) 7:05 p.m. PT
* Alaska is 3-1-0 and averages 2.5 goals per game against Las Vegas.
* Wranglers are 6-0-0 and have outscored their opponents 26-13 in the last six games.
* Aces’ Kimbi Daniels has a four-game assist streak (4a) and a seven-game scoring streak (4g-5a).
* Las Vegas’ Dan Tudin has a five-game goal streak (5g) and a six-game scoring streak (5g-3a).

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