ECHL Today – March 25

Indy Fuel (18-40-6) at Greenville Swamp Rabbits (36-24-5)                                 7 p.m. ET

  • Indy’s Jake Hildebrand leads the league with 1,325 saves.
  • Greenville’s Ahti Oksanen is fourth among rookies with 172 shots on goal.
  • Fuel are 13-4-2 when leading after two periods.
  • Swamp Rabbits are 10-0-5 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.

 

Norfolk Admirals (24-36-4) at Kalamazoo Wings (35-27-4)                                  7 p.m. ET

  • T.J. Foster leads Norfolk against the K-Wings with two goals.
  • Kalamazoo’s Josh Pitt has 10 points (8g-2a) in his last seven games.
  • Admirals are 15-1-1 when leading after two periods.
  • K-Wings are 11-3-0 in their last 14 games.

 

Adirondack Thunder (35-20-10) at Reading Royals (36-24-5)                             7 p.m. ET

  • Adirondack’s Brian Ward is fifth with a 23.2 percent shooting percentage (23-for-99).
  • Reading’s Matt Wilkins leads rookies with four shorthanded assists.
  • Thunder are tied for sixth with 3.65 goals per game.
  • Royals are tied for fifth on the penalty kill at 84.2 percent (192-for-228).

 

Manchester Monarchs (33-21-11) at Elmira Jackals (16-41-8)                             7:05 p.m. ET

  • Joe Diamond leads Manchester against the Jackals with five goals.
  • Elmira’s Kenton Miller is on a four-game goal streak (6g).
  • Monarchs are league’s second-least penalized team with 11.60 penalty minutes per game.
  • Jackals have scored at least four goals in six of their last eight games.

 

Atlanta Gladiators (24-32-8) at South Carolina Stingrays (35-26-3)                    7:05 p.m. ET

  • Atlanta’s Alex Gacek is fourth among rookies with 25 goals.
  • Olivier Archambualt leads South Carolina against the Gladiators with four goals.
  • Gladiators are fifth on the power play on the road at 20.4 percent (21-for-103).
  • Stingrays are 25-15-3 against South Division opponents.

 

Idaho Steelheads (37-21-7) at Wheeling Nailers (32-26-8)                         7:05 p.m. ET

  • Anthony Luciani leads Idaho against the Nailers with five goals and six points.
  • Wheeling’s Kale Kerbashian has 11 points (3g-8a) in six games with the team.
  • Steelheads are 15-6-7 in one-goal games.
  • Nailers are tied for third with two shorthanded goals against at home.

 

Florida Everblades (41-18-5) at Toledo Walleye (47-14-3)                                    7:15 p.m. ET

  • Florida’s Brendan O’Donnell is tied for the league lead with 36 goals.
  • Toledo’s Shane Berschbach is on a nine-game point streak (4g-12a).
  • Everblades are tied for the league lead with five shorthanded goals against.
  • Walleye have outscored their opponents 30-14 during their six-game winning streak.

 

Cincinnati Cyclones (35-26-4) at Fort Wayne Komets (38-17-8)                          7:30 p.m. ET

  • Shawn O’Donnell leads Cincinnati against the Komets with eight points (2g-6a).
  • Fort Wayne’s Cody Sol is tied for second in plus-minus at +33.
  • Cyclones are second with 2.86 goals-against per game.
  • Komets are first on the penalty kill at home at 90.3 percent (121-for-134).

 

Tulsa Oilers (26-32-8) at Allen Americans (42-17-6)                                              7:05 p.m. CT

  • Phil Brewer leads Tulsa with 32 points (11g-21a).
  • Allen’s Riley Gill leads the league with a 2.22 goals-against average.
  • Oilers are third with 34.45 shots per game.
  • Americans are third on the power play at home at 26.3 percent (36-for-137).

 

Wichita Thunder (18-40-4) at Missouri Mavericks (30-26-8)                                7:05 p.m. CT

  • Matt DeBlouw leads Wichita against the Mavericks with four goals.
  • Missouri’s Matt Finn is second among defensemen with five goals.
  • Thunder are 12-2-3 when leading after two periods.
  • Mavericks are 20-8-3 when scoring first.

 

Utah Grizzlies (30-28-7) at Colorado Eagles (45-16-5)                                           7:05 p.m. MT

  • Ralph Cuddemi leads Utah against the Eagles with seven goals and 11 points.
  • Colorado’s Matt Register leads defensemen with 62 points (16g-46a).
  • Grizzlies are ninth with 30.62 shots-against per game.
  • Eagles are 33-1-1 when scoring first.

 

Rapid City Rush (24-33-8) at Alaska Aces (30-24-10)                                           7:15 p.m. AKT

  • Rapid City’s Ryan Walters is tied for seventh with 216 shots on goal.
  • Tim Coffman leads Alaska against the Rush with five goals.
  • Rush are 12-4-3 when leading after one period.
  • Aces are 22-1-6 when scoring first.

 

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

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

 

Florida wins OR Florida loses in overtime/shootout OR Cincinnati loses

 

Idaho can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Saturday if:

 

Idaho wins AND Missouri loses in regulation