ECHL Today – March 31

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Johnstown Chiefs (29-24-15) at Dayton Bombers (18-43-6) 7:00 p.m. ET
* Dayton is 4-0-1, including 3-1 in shootouts, in the last five games against Johnstown.
* Justin Kelly has leads the Chiefs with 14 points (5g-9a) in eight games against the Bombers.
* Bombers have scored 40.5 percent (15 of 37) of their goals against Johnstown on the power play.
* Chiefs’ defenseman Ian Manzano has 10 points (0g-10a) in 11 games against Dayton.

Columbia Inferno (23-36-8) at Greenville Grrrowl (41-23-3) 7:05 p.m. ET
* F.P. Guenette leads Inferno against Grrrowl with two game-winning goals and 10 points (4g-6a).
* Greenville is 14-1-0 at home when leading after the second period.
* Inferno has scored 40 percent (36 of 90) of its goals on the road in the second period.
* Cam Ellsworth has started the last 26 games for Greenville going 16-8-1 and making 670 saves.

Charlotte Checkers (31-32-5) at South Carolina Stingrays (30-23-14) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Charlotte is 9-1-0 against the Stingrays, including 4-1-0 at South Carolina.
* South Carolina is unbeaten in regulation (22-0-5) when leading after the second period.
* Jeff Glass stopped 33 of 35 shots in Charlotte’s 3-2 overtime win against South Carolina on Thursday.
* Stingrays are 8-for-25 (32 percent) on the power play in the last five games.

Reading Royals (41-20-7) at Wheeling Nailers (41-19-6) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Wheeling ended Royals’ four-game winning streak with 5-4 win Tuesday and is 4-0-1 in its last five games.
* Mike Kompon leads Reading against Wheeling with 10 assists and is tied for the team lead with 10 points.
* Nailers are 2-1-1 at home and 6-4-1 overall against the Royals.
* Larry Courville has three goals and five points in his last two games for the Royals.

Pensacola Ice Pilots (20-40-7) at Florida Everblades (44-20-3) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Kevin Nastiuk is 2-0-0 with a 0.50 goals-against average and a .988 save percentage against Pensacola.
* Pensacola is 1-1-1 and averaging 3.6 goals per game in its last three games on the road.
* Everblades are 15-for-45 (33.3 percent) on the power play against Pensacola in 2005-06.
* Ice Pilots have scored 41.6 percent (5 of 12) of their goals in the last five games on the power play.

Toledo Storm (41-20-5) at Trenton Titans (29-34-4) 7:35 p.m. ET
* Storm is 4-0-0 in the last four games and Ken Magowan has scored two of the four game-winning goals.
* Trenton has scored 42 percent (8 of 19) of its goals against Toledo in the third period.
* Toledo defenseman Jason Maleyko leads the team in March with 14 assists in 15 games.
* Jim Henkel leads the Titans in the last five games with four assists and seven points.

Gwinnett Gladiators (47-13-7) at Augusta Lynx (29-33-6) 7:35 p.m. ET
* Adam Berkhoel stopped all 26 shots in Gwinnett’s 1-0 win against the Lynx on Thursday.
* Mike Wall is 1-1-0 with goals against of 0.50 and a .981 save percentage in his last two starts for Augusta.
* Gwinnett rookie Derek Nesbitt is averaging two points per game in his last five games (4g-6a).
* Augusta’s Ryan Lang has three goals and five points in his last four games.

Utah Grizzlies (34-26-6) at Bakersfield Condors (35-25-6) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Utah’s Alfie Michaud is 2-1-0 with goals against of 1.99 and a .939 save percentage in his last three starts.
* Condors’ Joel Irving scored the game winner and had three points (2g-1a) in 4-2 win over Utah on Wednesday.
* Grizzlies leading scorer Ryan Kinasewich has four goals and five points in three games against Bakersfield.
* Dave Bonk has 30 points (14g-16a) in 30 games since joining the Condors on Dec. 26.

Phoenix RoadRunners (19-44-4) at Fresno Falcons (40-13-13) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Shawn Mather averages two points per game with (2g-4a) in three games against the RoadRunners.
* Phoenix rookie Kevin Ulanski has four points (2g-2a) in his last three games.
* Fresno has scored 64.3 percent (9 of 14) of its goals against Phoenix on the power play.
* RoadRunners’ Jason Deskins has eight points (3g-5a) in his last nine road games.

San Diego Gulls (32-28-6) at Las Vegas Wranglers (50-12-6) 7:05 p.m. PT
* Mike McKenna is 2-0-0 with a goals against of 2.22 and a save percentage of .929 against the Gulls.
* Gulls won the last meeting, 1-0 at San Diego on Mar. 4.
* Las Vegas is 26-0-0 when leading after the first period.
* Gulls are third in the league on the penalty kill at 85.5 percent (349 of 415).

Idaho Steelheads (40-21-7) at Long Beach Ice Dogs (35-24-9) 7:30 p.m. PT
* Idaho’s Matthew Yeats is 5-0-0 with goals against of 2.20 and a .921 save percentage against Long Beach.
* Long Beach is fourth in the league on the penalty kill at 85.3 percent (332 of 389).
* Steelheads are second in the league on the power play at 21.7 percent (93-for-429).
* Ice Dogs’ Greg Hewitt is 17-12-6 and is second in the ECHL with five shootout wins.

Victoria Salmon Kings (24-35-9) at Alaska Aces (49-11-6) 7:15 p.m. AT
* Teams have split the last four meetings with three of the four contest decided by one goal.
* Victoria is 3-1-1 and averaging 3.4 goals per game on its current seven-game road trip.
* Aces lead league with a goals-against average of 2.22 and are second in scoring with 4.00 goals per game.
* Rookie Taggart Desmet has 11 points (3g-8a) in his first eight games since joining Victoria on Mar. 15.

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