ECHL Today – Nov. 10

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Dayton Bombers (3-3-1) at Trenton Devils (3-6-0) 7:00 ET
• Dayton won 5-1 on Nov. 3 to lead the series 1-0-0 this season and improve to 18-33-5 all-time against Trenton.
• Trenton is out scoring their opponents 3-1 in the second period.
Chanse Fitzpatrick leads the Bombers with five goals and five points against Trenton.
Stephen Wood scored the only goal for the Devils on Nov. 3.

Reading Royals (6-5-0) at Johnstown Chiefs (5-4-0) 7:05 ET
• Reading won 6-4 at Johnstown on Oct. 20 to lead the season series 1-0-0 and the all-time series 26-22-5.
• Johnstown is 4-0-0 in one-goal games.
• Royals’ Brock Hooton leads the team with three points (1g-2a) against Johnstown.
• Chiefs’ J.D. Corbin and Randy Rowe each had a goal and an assist against Reading on Oct. 20.

Columbia Inferno (4-4-1) at Florida Everblades (5-3-0) 7:30 ET
• Florida won 3-2 in overtime on Friday to lead the season series 1-0-0 and the all-time series 26-12-7.
• Columbia ranks seventh in the ECHL on the penalty kill with 87.5 percent (49-for-56).
• Everblades’ Ernie Hartlieb, Jonathan Lehun and Mathieu Melanson each had a goal on Friday.
• Inferno’s Daniel Sparre and Patrick Wellar each scored a goal on Friday against Florida.

Augusta Lynx (3-4-1) at Cincinnati Cyclones (6-3-0) 7:30 ET
• Cincinnati won 8-1 on Thursday and leads the season series 1-0-0 and the all-time series 2-1-0.
• Augusta is 83.3 percent (15-for-18) on the penalty kill in November.
• Cyclones’ Mathieu Aubin and Thomas Beauregard each had two goals and an assist on Thursday.
Ken Scuderi scored the only goal for the Lynx on Thursday against Cincinnati.

Texas Wildcatters (7-1-1) at Gwinnett Gladiators (8-1-0) 7:35 ET
• Gwinnett was 3-1-0 at home against Texas in 2006-07 and leads the all-time series 8-4-1.
• Texas is 6-1-0 on the road this season.
• Gladiators’ Jim Jackson had three points (1g-2a) in a 6-4 win against Mississippi on Friday.
• Wildcatters’ rookie Marc Fulton scored his first professional goal in a 4-3 win at Pensacola on Friday.

Mississippi Sea Wolves (1-7-1) at Charlotte Checkers (4-2-1) 7:35 ET
• Charlotte has not given up a power-play goal in 16 tries in November.
Lance Monych leads Mississippi with four goals and six points.
• Checkers’ Blake Bellefeuille leads the team with nine points (2g-7a) in seven games.
• Sea Wolves’ Radek Smolenak had a goal and an assist in a 6-4 loss at Gwinnett on Friday.

Bakersfield Condors (3-5-2) at Elmira Jackals (4-3-1) 7:35 ET
• Bakersfield ranks ninth in the ECHL on the power play on the road with 17.8 percent (8-for-45).
• Elmira is 3-2-1 at home this season.
Justin Chwedoruk leads the Condors with four goals and six points in four games in November.
• Jackals’ Luke Fulghum had a goal and an assist in a 2-0 win against Dayton on Friday.

Victoria Salmon Kings (5-3-0) at Utah Grizzlies (4-5-0) 7:05 MT
• Utah won 7-1 on Friday to lead the season series 1-0-0 and the all-time series 9-7-2 against Victoria.
• Victoria ranks fourth in the ECHL on the penalty kill on the road with 89.5 percent (17-for-19).
• Grizzlies’ Trevor Smith had a season-high four points (2g-2a) on Friday against Victoria.
Kiel McLeod scored the only goal for the Salmon Kings on Friday against Utah.

Alaska Aces (6-2-1) at Idaho Steelheads (2-2-5) 7:10 MT
• Alaska leads the season series 2-0-0 and leads the all-time series 19-12-3 against Idaho.
• Idaho ranks fifth in the ECHL on the power play at home with 24.2 percent (8-for-33).
• Aces’ Kimbi Daniels had three points (2g-1a) in a 4-3 overtime win at Idaho on Friday.
• Steelheads’ Darrell Hay had a goal and an assist against Alaska on Friday.

Las Vegas Wranglers (5-2-0) at Phoenix RoadRunners (5-5-0) 7:11 MT
• Las Vegas was 4-0-1 at Phoenix in 2006-07 and leads the all-time series 14-2-2.
• Phoenix ranks sixth in the ECHL on the power play at home with 22.1 percent (17-for-77).
• Wranglers’ Adam Cracknell leads the team with four points (2g-2a) in two games in November.
• RoadRunners’ Daniel Sisca leads the team with 10 assists and 14 points.

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Premier ‘AA’ Hockey League Fast Facts
• Affiliations with 26 of the 30 teams in the National Hockey League, marking the 11th consecutive season that the league has had affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL.
333 former ECHL players have played in NHL.
• There were 69 former ECHL players on NHL opening-day rosters and there have been 188 former ECHL players who have played their first game in the NHL in the past six seasons.
• Twenty-six former ECHL players made their NHL debut in 2006-07, including two who played in both the ECHL and the NHL as goaltender Yutaka Fukufuji played for Reading and Los Angeles while defenseman Bryan Young skated for Stockton and Edmonton. Dave McKee played for Augusta and dressed for five games as the backup goaltender for Stanley Cup champion Anaheim.
• Four former ECHL players have made their NHL debut this season: former Johnstown Chiefs and Fresno Falcons goaltender Dmitri Patzold (San Jose on Oct. 7), former San Diego goaltender Tyler Weiman (Colorado on Oct. 4), former Charlotte right wing Craig Weller (Phoenix on Oct. 4) and former Phoenix RoadRunners center Daniel Winnik (Phoenix Coyotes on Oct. 4).
• Record 51 former ECHL players played their first NHL game in 2005-06.
• ECHL has been represented on last seven Stanley Cup champions.
• 14 Former ECHL coaches on NHL staffs.
• ECHL has been represented on last 18 Calder Cup champions.
• ECHL has affiliations with 26 of the 29 teams in the American Hockey League and for the past 18 years there has been an ECHL player on the Calder Cup Champion.
• The Stockton Thunder and the City of Stockton will host the Chase Chevrolet ECHL All-Star Game presented by Jackson Rancheria and Bud Light at Stockton Arena on Jan. 23, 2008 and the Chase Chevrolet ECHL All-Star Skills Competition presented by Jackson Rancheria and Bud Light on Jan. 22, 2008.
• In the last five seasons the ECHL has had more call-ups to the AHL than all other professional leagues combined with over 2,000 call-ups involving more than 1,000 players since 2002-03.
ECHL and its member teams contributed nearly $3 million for charity and relief funds in 2006-07.
• Further information on the ECHL is available from its website at ECHL.com.