ECHL Today – Nov. 11

Toledo Storm (6-2-0) at Johnstown Chiefs (4-6-0) 7:00 p.m. ET
* Storm has won last seven meetings including 5-3 win at home on Nov. 1 and a sweep in division semifinals.
* Chiefs’ Stanislav Lascek ranks second among ECHL rookies with a team-leading nine assists.
* Toledo rookies Jamie Tardif (4g-4a) and Andrew R. Martin (3g-5a) are tied for the team scoring lead.
* Randy Rowe leads Johnstown with five goals and is second on the team with 10 points.

Dayton Bombers (3-2-0) at Trenton Titans (5-3-0) 7:00 p.m. ET
* Bombers 2-1 win on Friday was first victory at Trenton since 4-3 shootout win on Nov. 12, 2004.
* Gregg Johnson has a two-game goal streak (3g) and leads Titans with three power-play goals and six goals.
* Dayton rookie Dan LaCosta made 24 saves to pick up his first professional win on Friday.
* Titans have played three consecutive one-goal games and are 2-1-0 with a shootout win.

Augusta Lynx (4-5-0) at Charlotte Checkers (6-2-0) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Charlotte won the last meeting 3-1 at Augusta on Apr. 1, 2006 and was 6-4-0 against Lynx in 2005-06.
* Lynx won last two meetings at Charlotte and were 2-2-1 on road against Checkers in 2005-06.
* Checkers’ Dusty Jamieson is second in ECHL with six power-play goals and tied for third with nine goals.
* Augusta’s Joe Cardarelli is tied for third in the league with five power-play goals.

Wheeling Nailers (3-6-0) at Cincinnati Cyclones (4-5-0) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Cyclones’ Cory Urquhart is tied for third in ECHL with five power-play goals and is fifth with eight goals.
* Wheeling rookie Joe Jensen had his first pro multiple-assist and multiple-point game on Friday (0g-2a).
* Cincinnati rookie Torry Gajda is tied for second in the ECHL with two shorthand goals.
* Wheeling’s Andy Franck is 2-0-0 with 50 saves and goals-against average of 1.00 in his last two starts.

Columbia Inferno (3-4-3) at Florida Everblades (6-3-0) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Florida has won the last three meetings and is 4-1-0 in their last five home games against Columbia.
* Jeff Miles leads Columbia with five goals and is tied for the team lead with three power-play goals.
* In three starts at home, Everblades rookie David Shantz is 3-0-0 with a goals-against average of 1.33.
* Anthony Battaglia leads the Inferno with 13 points and is tied for the team lead with 10 assists.

South Carolina Stingrays (6-3-0) at Pensacola Ice Pilots (1-8-0) 7:05 p.m. CT
* Stingrays were 3-0-0 at Pensacola and 6-1-1 overall against the Ice Pilots in 2005-06.
* Colin Hemingway has scored in each of his last seven games (5g-4a) and leads Pensacola with five goals.
* Stingrays’ rookie defenseman Viktor Dovgan had first pro point and goal in 4-1 win at Augusta on Friday.
* Derek Krestanovich has a three-game assist streak (5a) and leads the Ice Pilots with eight assists.

Gwinnett Gladiators (6-1-3) at Texas Wildcatters (5-2-1) 7:05 p.m. CT
* Texas’ Kevin Baker has league-high six-game goal streak (8g) and is tied for the league lead with 10 goals.
* Jeff Campbell (1g-4a) and Brad Schell (1g-4a) lead the Gladiators in scoring against Texas.
* Wildcatters’ Matt Yeats is 2-0-1 with 147 saves in his last four starts.
* Gwinnett’s Jeff Campbell has five assists in his last two games and is second in the ECHL with 13 assists.

Alaska Aces (5-3-0) at Utah Grizzlies (3-5-2) 7:05 p.m. MT
* Brad Herauf leads Utah with four power-play goals, seven goals and 10 points.
* Peter Metcalf had three points (2g-1a) on Friday and leads the Aces against Utah with four points (2g-2a).
* Justin Cox and rookie Andy Sertich are tied for the Grizzlies team lead with five assists each.
* Alaska’s Chris Beckford-Tseu is 3-0-0 and ranks second in the league with goals-against average of 0.97.

Stockton Thunder (6-0-1) at Idaho Steelheads (7-1-1) 7:10 p.m. MT
* Thunder rookie Tyler Spurgeon scored first professional game-winning goal in 4-3 overtime win on Friday.
* Idaho’s Marty Flichel has a four-game goal streak (5g) and a nine-game scoring streak (7g-5a).
* Stockton rookie Devan Dubnyk had 44 saves Friday and is 5-0-0 with goals-against average of 2.15.
* Idaho rookie defenseman Travis Wight had his first pro goal and first multi-point game (1g-1a) on Friday.

Phoenix RoadRunners (5-6-0) at Long Beach Ice Dogs (1-7-2) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Long Beach is 4-1-0 at home and 8-1-0 all-time, including 4-1-0 in one-game games, against RoadRunners.
* Phoenix rookie defenseman Brian Yandle scored his first pro goal in 4-2 win at Las Vegas on Friday.
* Long Beach rookie T.J. Trevelyan leads the league with three shorthand goals.
* Yannick Tifu leads RoadRunners with nine assists and is second on the team with 11 points.

Fresno Falcons (6-2-0) at Victoria Salmon Kings (4-4-1) 7:05 p.m. PT
* Victoria’s Wes Goldie has three-game assist streak (4a) and is tied for team lead with 10 points (4g-6a).
* Fresno’s John Morlang has three-game point streak (2g-4a) and is second on team with nine points (4g-5a).
* Salmon Kings’ rookie Julien Ellis is 2-0-0 with an overtime win and 83 saves in his last two starts.
* Cory Murphy had two power-play goals on Thursday and leads the Falcons with three power-play goals.

Las Vegas Wranglers (3-1-5) at Bakersfield Condors (5-3-1) 7:30 p.m. PT
* Wranglers have won last five meetings and were 5-0-1 against Condors last year, including 2-0-1 on road.
* Bakersfield defenseman Tyler Scott has two-game goal streak (3g) and is tied for team lead with three goals.
* Mike McKenna of Las Vegas is 1-0-3 with goals-against average of 2.08 in four road starts.
* Condors’ rookie Kevin Asselin scored his first professional point with an assist on Friday.

Premier ‘AA’ Hockey League Fast Facts
* Affiliations with 25 of the 30 teams in the National Hockey League marking 10th consecutive season that the league has had affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL.
* 305 former ECHL players have played in NHL.
* 159 have made NHL debut in the last five seasons, including goaltenders Joey MacDonald and Mike Smith this season, and a record 47 in 2005-06.
* ECHL has been represented on last six Stanley Cup champions.
* Two NHL head coaches (Peter Laviolette & Jim Playfair) and 9 assistant coaches have ECHL experience.
* Affiliations with 24 of the 27 teams in the American Hockey League.
* ECHL has been represented on last 17 Calder Cup champions.
* For each of the past four seasons, ECHL has had more players called up to AHL than all other professional leagues combined. From 2002-06 the ECHL had 1,646 call ups, involving almost 1,000 players, including 416 call ups involving 263 players last season.
* Idaho Steelheads and City of Boise will host the 15th Annual ECHL All-Star Game presented by Rbk Hockey on Jan. 17 and the 10th Annual ECHL All-Star Skills Competition presented by Rbk Hockey on Jan. 16 at Qwest Arena.
* ECHL and its member teams contributed more than $2.3 million for charity and relief funds in 2005-06.