ECHL Today – March 24

Indy Fuel (18-39-6) at Greenville Swamp Rabbits (35-24-5)                                 7 p.m. ET

  • Indy’s Jake Hildebrand leads the league with 1,292 saves.
  • Greenville’s Angelo Miceli is tied for fourth with 48 assists.
  • Fuel have had a league-low seven games decided in overtime or a shootout.
  • Swamp Rabbits have a league-leading 13 wins when trailing after one period (13-14-3).

 

Norfolk Admirals (24-35-4) at Kalamazoo Wings (34-27-4)                                  7 p.m. ET

  • Norfolk’s John Dunbar has 13 points (2g-11a) in his last five games.
  • Kalamazoo’s Joel Martin is fifth with 1,113 saves.
  • Admirals are 15-1-1 when leading after two periods.
  • K-Wings are 21-3-3 when scoring first.

 

Adirondack Thunder (34-20-10) at Reading Royals (36-24-4)                             7 p.m. ET

  • Adirondack’s J.P. Anderson is seventh with a 2.67 goals-against average.
  • Justin Crandall leads Reading against the Thunder with 10 points (3g-7a).
  • Thunder are 23-1-2 when leading after one period.
  • Royals are tied for the league lead with five shorthanded goals against.

 

Manchester Monarchs (33-20-11) at Elmira Jackals (15-41-8)                             7:05 p.m. ET

  • Manchester’s Colton Saucerman is tied for third among rookies with 12 power-play assists.
  • Kenton Miller leads Elmira against the Monarchs with five goals and six points.
  • Monarchs are fourth with 3.70 goals per game.
  • Jackals are 9-1-3 when leading after two periods.

 

Atlanta Gladiators (24-31-8) at South Carolina Stingrays (34-26-3)                    7:05 p.m. ET

  • Derek Nesbitt leads Atlanta against the Stingrays with six points (1g-5a).
  • South Carolina’s Steven McParland is tied for 14th among rookies with 43 points (19g-24a).
  • Gladiators are fourth on the power play on the road at 21.2 percent (21-for-99).
  • Stingrays are fifth on the penalty kill at home at 86.8 percent (92-for-106).

 

Orlando Solar Bears (32-23-9) at Brampton Beast (36-21-7)                                7:15 p.m. ET

  • Orlando’s Ryan Massa is tied for ninth with a .911 save percentage.
  • Connor Crisp leads Brampton against the Solar Bears with three goals.
  • Solar Bears are 21-0-1 when leading after two periods.
  • Beast are tied for third with seven overtime wins.

 

Florida Everblades (41-17-5) at Toledo Walleye (46-14-3)                                    7:15 p.m. ET

  • Florida’s Anthony Peters is tied for second with 28 wins.
  • Toledo’s Simon Denis leads the league in plus-minus at +36.
  • Everblades are tied for third with 13 shorthanded goals.
  • Walleye are fourth with 28.54 shots-against per game.

 

Idaho Steelheads (36-21-7) at Wheeling Nailers (32-25-8)                         7:35 p.m. ET

  • Idaho’s Will Merchant is second among rookies with 12 power-play goals.
  • Tyler Currier leads Wheeling against the Steelheads with four goals and five points.
  • Steelheads are fifth on the penalty kill on the road at 84.2 percent (96-for-114).
  • Nailers are tied for fourth with six shorthanded goals against.

 

Tulsa Oilers (26-32-7) at Allen Americans (41-17-6)                                              7:05 p.m. CT

  • Garrett Ladd leads Tulsa against the Americans with seven points (3g-4a).
  • Allen’s Joel Chouinard is second in plus-minus at +34.
  • Oilers are third with 34.34 shots per game.
  • Americans are 26-6-5 when outshot by their opponent.

 

Fort Wayne Komets (38-17-7) at Quad City Mallards (36-24-4)                          7:05 p.m. CT

  • Kyle Thomas leads Fort Wayne against the Mallards with 13 points (5g-8a).
  • Quad City’s Michael Parks is third among rookies with 26 goals.
  • Komets are 29-10-3 when outshooting their opponent.
  • Mallards have a league-leading 20 wins in one-goal games (20-9-4).

 

Missouri Mavericks (29-26-8) at Wichita Thunder (18-39-4)                                7:05 p.m. CT

  • Missouri’s Dane Fox leads the league with 327 shots on goal.
  • Wichita’s Drew Owsley is second among rookie goaltenders with 953 saves.
  • Mavericks have had a league-leading 18 games decided in overtime or a shootout.
  • Thunder are 12-2-3 when leading after two periods.

 

Utah Grizzlies (29-28-7) at Colorado Eagles (45-15-5)                                           7:05 p.m. MT

  • Utah’s Ralph Cuddemi is second among rookies with 27 goals.
  • Casey Pierro-Zabotel leads Colorado against the Grizzlies with 16 points (4g-12a).
  • Grizzlies are 15-5-7 in one-goal games.
  • Eagles are second with 2.85 goals-against per game.

 

Rapid City Rush (22-33-8) at Alaska Aces (30-23-10)                                           7:15 p.m. AKT

  • Ryan Walters leads Rapid City against the Aces with seven goals and 12 points.
  • Alaska’s Kevin Carr is seventh with 1,086 saves.
  • Rush are 12-4-3 when leading after one period.
  • Aces are seventh with 33.40 shots per game.

 

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

Florida can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Friday if:

 

Florida wins OR Florida loses in overtime/shootout OR Orlando loses in regulation

 

Kalamazoo can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Friday if:

 

Kalamazoo wins OR Kalamazoo loses in overtime/shootout OR Tulsa loses