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ECHL Today – March 19

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Fort Wayne Komets (37-16-7) at Brampton Beast (35-20-7)                                 2 p.m. ET

  • Fort Wayne’s Mike Cazzola is third among rookies with 63 points (23g-40a).
  • Brandon MacLean leads Brampton against the Komets with seven goals.
  • Komets are tied for fourth on the power play on the road at 21.9 percent (23-for-105).
  • Beast are tied for third with seven shorthanded goals at home.

 

Quad City Mallards (35-23-4) at Indy Fuel (17-39-6)                                3:05 p.m. ET

  • Quad City’s Kevin Gibson is fourth in plus-minus at +31.
  • Alex Wideman leads Indy against the Mallards with nine points (3g-6a).
  • Mallards are sixth with 2.94 goals-against per game.
  • Fuel are 12-3-2 when leading after two periods.

 

Wheeling Nailers (31-25-7) at Elmira Jackals (14-41-8)                             4:05 p.m. ET

  • Gage Quinney leads Wheeling against the Jackals with three goals and six points.
  • Elmira’s Sam Povorozniouk is tied for third among rookies with 12 power-play assists.
  • Nailers are tied for fourth with six shorthanded goals against.
  • Jackals are eighth on the penalty kill at home at 84.9 percent (90-for-106).

 

Tulsa Oilers (26-32-6) at Toledo Walleye (45-14-3)                                    5:15 p.m. ET

  • Darcy Murphy leads Tulsa with 17 goals.
  • Toledo’s Shane Berschbach is third with 52 assists.
  • Oilers are third with 34.42 shots per game.
  • Walleye are 16-4-1 against Central Division opponents.

 

Atlanta Gladiators (24-29-8) at Adirondack Thunder (32-20-10)            7 p.m. ET

  • Atlanta’s Matt Ginn is second with 1,185 saves.
  • Adirondack’s Brian Ward is fifth with a 22.3 percent shooting percentage (21-for-94).
  • Gladiators are 20-2-2 when leading after two periods.
  • Thunder are league’s fourth-least penalized team with 11.76 penalty minutes per game.

 

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

Quad City can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Sunday if:

 

Quad City wins OR Quad City loses in overtime/shootout OR Tulsa loses

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