ECHL Today – March 3

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Brampton Beast (32-16-7) at Kalamazoo Wings (28-24-4)                                    7 p.m. ET

  • Brampton’s Zachary Fucale is tied for fourth with 22 wins.
  • Justin Taylor leads Kalamazoo against the Beast with six goals.
  • Beast are tied for fourth on the power play on the road at 21.6 percent (21-for-97).
  • K-Wings are 17-3-3 when scoring first.

 

Manchester Monarchs (30-16-10) at Reading Royals (32-20-3)                            7 p.m. ET

  • Matt Leitner leads Manchester with 50 points (12g-38a).
  • Olivier Labelle leads Reading against the Monarchs with seven points (3g-4a).
  • Monarchs are fourth with 3.80 goals per game.
  • Royals are tied for second with one shorthanded goal against at home.

 

Atlanta Gladiators (21-25-8) at Florida Everblades (36-12-5)                               7:30 p.m. ET

  • Atlanta’s Matt Ginn is third with 1,016 saves.
  • Brant Harris leads Florida against the Gladiators with 14 points (7g-7a).
  • Gladiators are 17-2-2 when leading after two periods.
  • Everblades are fifth on the penalty kill at home at 87.5 percent (98-for-112).

 

Elmira Jackals (11-37-8) at Norfolk Admirals (20-30-4)                                       7:30 p.m. ET

  • Elmira’s Kenton Miller has 11 points (8g-3a) in his last nine games.
  • Frankie Simonelli leads Norfolk against the Jackals with five points (3g-2a).
  • Jackals are 6-0-3 when leading after two periods.
  • Admirals are tied for the league lead with four shorthanded goals against.

 

Wheeling Nailers (27-21-6) at Indy Fuel (15-36-4)                                                 7:35 p.m. ET

  • Wheeling’s Jordan Kwas is tied for second with a 25.0 percent shooting percentage (19-for-76).
  • Indy’s Jake Hildebrand leads the league with 1,152 saves.
  • Nailers are fifth with five shorthanded goals against.
  • Fuel have had a league-low five games decided in overtime or a shootout.

 

Tulsa Oilers (25-28-5) at Wichita Thunder (16-33-4)                                             7:05 p.m. CT

  • Shawn Bates leads Tulsa against the Thunder with nine points (5g-4a).
  • Wichita’s Matt DeBlouw is tied for second among rookies with three shorthanded points (2g-1a).
  • Oilers are third with 34.59 shots per game.
  • Thunder are 11-2-3 when leading after two periods.

 

Allen Americans (35-17-5) at Missouri Mavericks (26-21-7)                                 7:30 p.m. CT

  • Allen’s Spencer Asuchak is tied for second with 12 power-play goals.
  • Dane Fox leads Missouri against the Americans with seven points (3g-4a).
  • Americans have outscored their opponents 93-45 in the third period.
  • Mavericks are tied for the league lead with 16 games decided in overtime or a shootout.

 

Alaska Aces (27-19-8) at Utah Grizzlies (26-24-6)                                                  7 p.m. MT

  • Alaska’s Stephen Perfetto is tied for ninth with 61 points (25g-36a).
  • Mathieu Aubin leads Utah against the Aces with seven points (2g-5a).
  • Aces are tied for fourth with 11 shorthanded goals.
  • Grizzlies are fourth on the penalty kill at home at 87.7 percent (107-for-122).

 

Idaho Steelheads (31-18-7) at Rapid City Rush (21-27-8)                                     7:05 p.m. MT

  • Idaho’s Landon Bow is 6-1-0 in his last seven starts.
  • Ryan Walters leads Rapid City against the Steelheads with five goals.
  • Steelheads are tied for third on the power play at 22.7 percent (48-for-211).
  • Rush are 12-2-3 when leading after one period.

 

South Carolina Stingrays (30-24-3) at Colorado Eagles (39-14-4)                        7:05 p.m. MT

  • Rob Flick leads South Carolina against the Eagles with three goals.
  • Colorado’s Matt Garbowsky is on a 16-game point streak (11g-19a).
  • Stingrays are sixth with 2.95 goals-against per game.
  • Eagles have outscored their opponents 83-34 during their 16-game winning streak.

 

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

 

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

 

Tulsa loses in regulation

 

LONGEST WINNING STREAK, ONE SEASON

23 – South Carolina Stingrays (Feb. 7-March 27, 2015)

17 – Cincinnati Cyclones (Jan. 13-Feb. 29, 2008)

16 – Colorado Eagles (Jan. 25-Present)

15 – Victoria Salmon Kings (Dec. 6, 2008-Jan. 10, 2009)

14 – Missouri Mavericks (Nov. 4-Dec. 5, 2015)

     – Louisiana IceGators (Nov. 23-Dec. 22, 2001)

      – Knoxville Cherokees (Dec. 28, 1993-Jan. 29, 1994)

      – South Carolina Stingrays (Nov. 24-Dec. 19, 2009)

      – Las Vegas Wranglers (March 10-April 7, 2007)

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