ECHL Today – March 19

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Wheeling Nailers (37-17-5) at Johnstown Chiefs (28-21-13) 3:00 p.m. ET
* Nailers have won last two meetings to improve to 4-0-0 at Johnstown and 6-1-1 overall against the Chiefs.
* Chiefs have back-to-back home shutouts, winning 1-0 against Reading on Mar. 12 and 2-0 against Toledo on Mar. 18.
* Brendon Hodge (5g-3a) and Sean Collins (4g-4a) lead the Wheeling offense against Johnstown.
* Johnstown’s Adam Heinrich has a two-game goal streak (2g) and a five-game scoring streak (3g-2a).

Columbia Inferno (22-33-8) at South Carolina Stingrays (28-21-12) 3:00 p.m. ET
* Inferno won 2-1 in shootout on Feb. 24 at South Carolina and is 2-1-0 in last three games with Stingrays.
* Stingrays are 2-0-2 at home and 5-1-2 overall against Columbia in 2005-06.
* Columbia’s Jeff Miles has a three-game assist streak (5a) and a four-game scoring streak (5g-5a).
* South Carolina’s Ryan Finnerty has a four-game assist streak (4a) and a four-game scoring streak (2g-4a).

Reading Royals (37-18-7) at Toledo Storm (37-20-5) 3:05 p.m. ET
* Toledo is 5-0-0 at home and 8-2-1 overall against the Royals in 2005-06.
* Reading’s Cody Rudkowsky is 3-1-0 with an overtime win and goals against of 2.01 in his last four games.
* Chris Blight leads Toledo against Reading with six goals and 12 points in 10 games.
* Royals’ Shay Stephenson has two game-winning goals and three points (2g-1a) in his last five games.

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

South Carolina can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Sunday if:

South Carolina wins

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