Quad City Mallards (26-24-6) at Evansville IceMen (22-26-8) 6:15 p.m. CT
• Vladimir Nikiforov leads Quad City against the IceMen with five points (1g-4a).
• Evansville’s Mike Duco is fifth with a 22.2 percent shooting percentage (8-for-36).
• Mallards are tied for second with three shorthanded goals against.
• IceMen are tied for the league lead with 67 goals in the second period.
Missouri Mavericks (45-7-5) at Allen Americans (33-20-5) 7:05 p.m. CT
• Sebastien Sylvestre leads Missouri against the Americans with three goals.
• Allen’s Eric Roy leads rookie defensemen with six power-play goals.
• Mavericks are tied for the league lead with seven wins when trailing after one period (7-2-3).
• Americans lead the league on the penalty kill at 87.6 percent (197-for-225).
Fort Wayne Komets (33-19-5) at Alaska Aces (20-31-7) 7:15 p.m. AKT
• Fort Wayne’s Shawn Szydlowski is fourth with 39 assists.
• Alaska’s Stephen Perfetto is fourth among rookies with 153 shots on goal.
• Komets have scored eight of their league-leading 13 shorthanded goals on the road.
• Aces are third on the power play at home at 20.9 percent (19-for-91).