ECHL Today – March 17

Brampton Beast (16-32-11) at Kalamazoo Wings (28-27-5)                             7 p.m. ET
•    Mike Vernace leads Brampton with 28 points (4g-24a).
•    Ludwig Blomstrand leads Kalamazoo against the Beast with six goals and eight points.
•    Beast are tied for fourth with nine shorthanded goals.
•    K-Wings are 16-0-4 when leading after two periods.

Adirondack Thunder (34-21-6) at Orlando Solar Bears (28-23-8)                    7 p.m. ET
•    Adirondack’s Michael Kirkpatrick leads rookies with 26 goals.
•    Orlando’s Eric Baier is tied for fifth among defensemen with 26 assists.
•    Thunder are second on the power play on the road at 22.0 percent (27-for-123).
•    Solar Bears are fourth with 3.12 goals per game.

Toledo Walleye (39-16-5) at Indy Fuel (28-31-3)                                             7:05 p.m. ET   

•    Toledo’s Shane Berschbach is tied for second with 20 power-play points (6g-14a).
•    Alex Lavoie leads Indy against the Walleye with six points (0g-6a).
•    Walleye are 19-7-2 when outshooting their opponent.
•    Fuel are third on the penalty kill at home at 88.1 percent (89-for-101).

Fort Wayne Komets (34-19-7) at Evansville IceMen (24-28-8)                         6:15 p.m. CT
•    Fort Wayne’s Pat Nagle is tied for third with 24 wins.
•    Tyson Fawcett leads Evansville against the Komets with six points (3g-3a).
•    Komets have scored eight of their league-leading 13 shorthanded goals on the road.
•    IceMen are tied for the league lead with 72 goals in the second period.

Wheeling Nailers (31-23-6) at Cincinnati Cyclones (32-22-6)                          7:35 p.m. ET
•    Wheeling’s Franky Palazzese is tied for the league lead with four shutouts.
•    Cincinnati’s Nick Huard leads the league with 13 power-play goals.
•    Nailers are fourth with 32.65 shots per game.
•    Cyclones have outscored their opponents 73-50 in the third period.