ECHL Today – March 27


Florida Everblades (44-13-7) at Elmira Jackals (31-26-7)                                       7:05 p.m. ET
 

·      Florida’s Adam Brace is tied for eighth with 65 points (31g-34a).

·      Elmira’s Steven Shamanski is tied for third among defensemen with 13 goals.

·      Everblades are 34-4-3 when scoring first.

·      Jackals are 21-0-2 when leading after two periods.  

 

South Carolina Stingrays (40-18-7) at Toledo Walleye (44-13-6)                           7:15 p.m. ET 

·      South Carolina’s Andrew Rowe is on an eight-game point streak since March 7 (2g-12a).

·      Toledo’s Tyler Barnes leads rookies with nine power-play goals.

·      Stingrays are first on the penalty kill on the road at 90.8 percent (99-for-109).

·      Walleye are first on the power play at home at 27.4 percent (31-for-113).  

 

Rapid City Rush (34-26-5) at Brampton Beast (21-39-3)                                         7:30 p.m. ET 

·      Rapid City’s Jesse Schultz is tied for fourth with 70 points (32g-38a).

·      Brampton’s Mathew Maione leads rookie defensemen with 164 shots on goal.

·      Rush are 10-5-1 when outshooting their opponent on the road.

·      Beast have scored 70 of their 164 goals in the second period.  

 

Evansville IceMen (14-41-8) at Cincinnati Cyclones (27-28-8)                               7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Evansville’s Jarret Lukin is three points shy of 300 in his professional career.

·      Cincinnati’s Jack Downing has eight points (6g-2a) in seven games with the club.

·      IceMen are 10-2-2 when leading after two periods.

·      Cyclones are third with 27.62 shots-against per game.  

 

Orlando Solar Bears (34-23-7) at Gwinnett Gladiators (17-41-6)                           7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Orlando’s Johnny McInnis is tied for second among rookies with 15 power-play points (4g-11a).

·      Greg Carey leads Gwinnett with 14 goals.

·      Solar Bears lead the league with 33.70 shots per game.

·      Gladiators are 14-3-1 when leading after two periods.  

 

Reading Royals (41-17-6) at Indy Fuel (26-28-9)                                                   7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Pat Mullane leads Reading against the Fuel with seven points (1g-6a).

·      Indy’s Nick Bruneteau is third among rookie defensemen with 35 points (3g-32a).

·      Royals are fourth with 3.67 goals per game.

·      Fuel have had a league-high 18 games decided in overtime or a shootout.  

 

Fort Wayne Komets (43-15-6) at Wheeling Nailers (30-30-2)                                7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Fort Wayne’s Shawn Szydlowski is fifth with 33 goals.

·      Wheeling’s Derek Army is tied for second among rookies with 55 points (25g-30a).

·      Komets are 20-5-6 in one-goal games.

·      Nailers lead the league with a .462 shootout shooting percentage (12-for-26).  

 

Missouri Mavericks (23-33-7) at Allen Americans (42-14-8)                                   7:05 p.m. CT 

·      Sebastien Thinel leads Missouri with 52 points (17g-35a).

·      Allen’s Riley Gill leads the league with 31 wins.

·      Mavericks are 15-0-2 when leading after two periods.

·      Americans have outscored their opponents 104-59 in the second period.  

 

Wichita Thunder (30-26-8) at Quad City Mallards (32-27-7)                                   7:05 p.m. CT 

·      RG Flath leads Wichita against the Mallards with four goals.

·      Quad City’s Parker Milner is third with a 2.26 goals-against average.

·      Thunder are fourth with 27.84 shots-against per game.

·      Mallards are fifth on the penalty kill at 85.2 percent (218-for-256).  

 

Idaho Steelheads (44-17-5) at Utah Grizzlies (32-25-8)                                         7 p.m. MT 

·      Idaho’s David de Kastrozza is tied for second in the league with four shorthanded goals.

·      Utah’s Jacob Johnston is tied for eighth among defensemen with 40 points (10g-30a).

·      Steelheads are 35-3-4 when scoring first.

·      Grizzlies have had a league-high 36 games decided by one goal (20-8-8).  

 

Kalamazoo Wings (31-27-5) at Colorado Eagles (39-21-5)                                    7:05 p.m. MT 

·      Kalamazoo’s Joel Martin leads the league with 2,915 minutes played and 1,403 saves.

·      Colorado’s Trent Daavettila is tied for fourth with 23 power-play points (6g-17a).

·      K-Wings are third with three shorthanded goals against.

·      Eagles are 28-3-0 when scoring first.  

 

Ontario Reign (37-18-9) at Bakersfield Condors (24-33-8)                                     7 p.m. PT 

·      Ontario’s Maxim Kitsyn is on a five-game goal streak since March 7 (6g).

·      Sebastien Sylvestre leads Bakersfield against the Reign with four goals.

·      Reign are tied for third with 2.58 goals-against per game.

·      Condors are 16-0-1 when leading after two periods.  

 

Alaska Aces (31-25-7) at Stockton Thunder (19-45-1)                                           7:30 p.m. PT 

·      Alaska’s Ryan Walters leads the league with five shorthanded goals.

·      James Henry leads Stockton against the Aces with 14 points (3g-11a).

·      Aces are tied for second with 12 shorthanded goals.

·      Thunder are tied for fifth on the power play at 20.1 percent (53-for-264).

 

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

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

Colorado wins AND Utah loses

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

Ontario wins AND Utah loses

LONGEST WINNING STREAK, ONE SEASON
22 – South Carolina Stingrays (Feb. 7, 2015-Present)

17 – Cincinnati Cyclones (Jan. 13-Feb. 29, 2008)
15 – Victoria Salmon Kings (Dec. 6, 2008-Jan. 10, 2009)
14 – Louisiana IceGators (Nov. 23-Dec. 22, 2001)
     – Knoxville Cherokees (Dec. 28, 1993-Jan. 29, 1994)
13 – South Carolina Stingrays (Nov. 24-Dec. 19, 2009)
     – Las Vegas Wranglers (March 10-April 7, 2007)
12 – nine times, most recent:
       Reading Royals (Jan. 17-Feb. 11, 2015)

CONSECUTIVE GAMES WITHOUT REGULATION LOSS
23 – Texas Wildcatters, 18-0-5 (Nov. 18, 2007-Jan. 12, 2008)
22 – South Carolina Stingrays, 22-0-0 (Feb. 7, 2015-Present)
21 – Richmond Renegades, 15-0-6 (Nov. 12-Dec. 30, 1995)
20 – Las Vegas Wranglers, 16-0-4 (Nov. 3-Dec. 21, 2007)

LONGEST ROAD WINNING STREAK
12 – South Carolina Stingrays (Feb. 7, 2015-Present)

10 – Long Beach Ice Dogs (Jan. 11-Feb. 17, 2006)
     – Las Vegas Wranglers (Nov. 22-Dec. 31, 2005)
     – South Carolina Stingrays (Nov. 2-Dec. 9, 2000)

LONGEST WINNING STREAK BY GOALTENDER, ONE SEASON
14 – Jeff Jakaitis, South Carolina Stingrays (Feb. 15-Present)
13 – Daniel Berthiaume, Roanoke Express (1994-95)
12 – Cory Cadden, Knoxville Cherokees (1993-94)
11 – seven times, most recent:
       Daniel Manzato, Las Vegas Wranglers (2007-08)

MOST CAREER COACHING WINS
491 – John Marks (Charlotte, 1993-98; Greenville, 1998-2006; Pensacola, 2007-08; Augusta, 2008-09)
480 – John Brophy (Hampton Roads, 1989-2000 and Wheeling, 2001-03)
477 – Jason Christie (Peoria, 2000-05; Utah, 2005-08; Ontario, 2011-Present)
      – Jeff Pyle (Mobile, 1998-2002; Gwinnett, 2003-11; Evansville, 2013-14) 
342 – Matt Thomas (Atlantic City, 2004-05; Fresno, 2005-08; Stockton, 2008-13)