ECHL Today – March 28

       

Check out last night’s highlights from around the league on ECHL REWIND   
 

Florida Everblades (45-13-7) at Elmira Jackals (31-27-7)                                       7:05 p.m. ET 

·      Florida’s Mike Little leads defensemen with 50 points (13g-37a).

·      Elmira’s Sam Marotta is second among rookie goaltenders with a 2.65 goals-against average.

·      Everblades are first on the power play on the road at 23.6 percent (30-for-127).

·      Jackals are tied for the league lead with one shorthanded goal against.  

 

Greenville Road Warriors (34-28-4) at Gwinnett Gladiators (15-41-6)                    7:05 p.m. ET 

·      Greenville’s Vinny Saponari is tied for fifth with 44 assists.

·      Greg Carey leads Gwinnett against the Road Warriors with four points (1g-3a).

·      Road Warriors are seventh with 32.14 shots per game.

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

 

Evansville IceMen (14-42-8) at Toledo Walleye (44-14-6)                                       7:15 p.m. ET 

·      Evansville’s Joe Zarbo scored his first pro goal on Friday at Cincinnati.

·      Toledo’s Tyler Barnes leads rookies with 65 points (27g-38a).

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

·      Walleye are league’s least-penalized team with 10.31 penalty minutes per game.  

 

Fort Wayne Komets (43-16-6) at Cincinnati Cyclones (28-28-8)                              7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Fort Wayne’s Shawn Szydlowski leads the league with eight shorthanded points (4g-4a).

·      Jack Downing leads Cincinnati against the Komets with four goals and five points.

·      Komets are fifth with 3.55 goals per game.

·      Cyclones are third with 27.72 shots-against per game.  

 

South Carolina Stingrays (41-18-7) at Indy Fuel (26-29-9)                                      7:35 p.m. ET 

·      South Carolina’s Jeff Jakaitis is second with a 2.02 goals-against average.

·      Indy’s Nick Bruneteau leads rookie defensemen with 33 assists.

·      Stingrays are tied for fourth with four shorthanded goals against.

·      Fuel are tied for fourth on the power play at 20.2 percent (52-for-257).  

 

Reading Royals (42-17-6) at Wheeling Nailers (31-30-2)                                        7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Reading’s David Marshall is tied for the league lead with eight game-winning goals.

·      Jarrett Burton leads Wheeling against the Royals with nine points (4g-5a).

·      Royals are fourth with 32.77 shots per game.

·      Nailers are 22-8-1 when scoring first.  

 

Tulsa Oilers (33-27-4) at Allen Americans (42-14-9)                                                7:05 p.m. CT 

·      T.J. Caig leads Tulsa against the Americans with 18 points (7g-11a).

·      Allen’s Chad Costello leads the league with 107 points (36g-71a).

·      Oilers are tied for seventh with five shorthanded goals against.

·      Americans lead the league with 4.00 goals per game.  

 

Wichita Thunder (30-27-8) at Missouri Mavericks (24-33-7)                                     7:05 p.m. CT 

·      Danick Gauthier leads Wichita against the Mavericks with 12 points (4g-8a).

·      Missouri’s Andrew Courtney is second with 11 power-play goals.

·      Thunder are fourth with 27.78 shots-against per game.

·      Mavericks are 16-0-2 when leading after two periods.  

 

Idaho Steelheads (45-17-5) at Utah Grizzlies (32-26-8)                                           7 p.m. MT 

·      Wade MacLeod leads Idaho against the Grizzlies with eight goals and 14 points.      

·      Utah’s Jacob Johnston leads defensemen with 175 shot on goal.

·      Steelheads are 16-1-1 in their last 18 games.

·      Grizzlies are 24-5-6 when scoring first.         

 

Kalamazoo Wings (32-27-5) at Colorado Eagles (39-21-6)                                      7:05 p.m. MT 

·      Kalamazoo’s Dane Fox is tied for fifth among rookies with 24 goals.

·      Colorado’s Colin Joe leads defensemen with a 21.2 percent shooting percentage (7-for-33).

·      K-Wings are 12-3-5 in one-goal games.

·      Eagles are second on the power play at home at 21.9 percent (28-for-128).  

 

Ontario Reign (38-18-9) at Bakersfield Condors (24-34-8)                                       7 p.m. PT 

·      Judd Blackwater leads Ontario against the Condors with six goals and 10 points.

·      Bakersfield’s Sebastien Sylvestre is third among rookies with 182 shots on goal.

·      Reign have outscored their opponents 84-50 in the second period.

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

 

Alaska Aces (32-25-7) at Stockton Thunder (19-46-1)                                              7:30 p.m. PT 

·      Brendan Connolly leads Alaska against the Thunder with 10 goals and 27 points.

·      Tyler Maxwell leads Stockton with 24 goals.

·      Aces are 24-0-3 when leading after two periods.

·      Thunder are second on the power play at 20.6 percent (55-for-267).

 

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

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

Colorado wins OR Colorado loses in overtime/shootout OR Utah loses

 

LONGEST WINNING STREAK, ONE SEASON
23 – 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 – South Carolina Stingrays, 23-0-0 (Feb. 7, 2015-Present)
    – Texas Wildcatters, 18-0-5 (
Nov. 18, 2007-Jan. 12, 2008)
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
13 – 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
15 – 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)
478 – Jason Christie (Peoria, 2000-05; Utah, 2005-08; Ontario, 2011-Present)
477 – Jeff Pyle (Mobile, 1998-2002; Gwinnett, 2003-11; Evansville, 2013-14) 
342 – Matt Thomas (Atlantic City, 2004-05; Fresno, 2005-08; Stockton, 2008-13)