ECHL Today – Nov. 11

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Mississippi Sea Wolves (1-8-0) at South Carolina Stingrays (6-3-1) 4:00 ET
* Sea Wolves are 5-0-1 in the last six meetings and 8-6-1 all-time against South Carolina.
* South Carolina’s Paul McIlveen is tied for the ECHL rookie scoring lead with 13 points (3g-10a).
* Mississippi’s Radek Smolenak has a two-game goal streak (3g) and a two-game point streak (3g-1a).
* Stingray rookie goaltender Josh Johnson has won his last two starts and is 3-1-0 in his last four games.

Bakersfield Condors (3-6-2) at Elmira Jackals (5-3-1) 4:05 ET
* Elmira rookie Pierre-Luc Faubert scored the game-winning goal with one second remaining on Saturday.
* Bakersfield’s Justin Chwedoruk has a five-game goal streak (5g) and a five-game point streak (5g-2a).
* Jackals’ Joel Martin is 2-0-0 with a shutout and a goals-against average of 1.50 in his last two starts.
* Tim Konsorada leads the Condors with nine points and is tied for the team lead with five goals.

Dayton Bombers (4-3-1) at Reading Royals (7-5-0) 5:05 ET
* Royals’ Chris Blight scored career-high four goals and tied his career high with five points on Saturday.
* Bombers’ Chanse Fitzpatrick has two game-winning goals and 11 points (9g-2a) in the last five games.
* Reading rookie defenseman Kevin Schaeffer has three points (0g-3a) in his last two games.
* Dayton’s Yannick Tifu is tied for the ECHL lead with 12 assists, registering all 12 in the last five games.

Augusta Lynx (4-4-1) at Wheeling Nailers (4-3-1) 6:05 ET
* Wheeling’s Sean Collins has two assists in four of his last five games and leads the team with 11 assists.
* Augusta rookie J.P. Levasseur is 2-0-0 with a goals-against average of 2.59 in his last three games.
* Nailers’ Adam Henrich scored his first professional hat trick in 6-2 win against Reading on Friday.
* Lynx rookie Ryan Dingle scored his first two goals, including the game winner in overtime, on Saturday.

Fresno Falcons (3-2-2) at Stockton Thunder (6-4-0) 4:00 PT
* Stockton has not lost a regular season home game since Mar. 14 (9-0-0 including 3-0-0 in 2006-07).
* Falcons were 6-2-0 against Stockton in 2006-07 to improve to 15-2-1 all-time against Thunder.
* Rookie Jacob Micflikier leads the Thunder with nine assists and is second on the team with 10 points.
* Fresno’s Luke Curtin has a six-game assist streak (6a), tying the league season high.

Las Vegas Wranglers (6-2-0) at Phoenix RoadRunners (5-6-0) 5:00 MT
* Phoenix’s Daniel Sisca has a four-game assist streak (7a) and leads team with 11 assists and 15 points.
* Wranglers’ Adam Cracknell has an ECHL season-high six-game goal streak (7g).
* RoadRunners’ Cody Rudkowsky had an ECHL season-high 26 saves in the third period on Saturday.
* Las Vegas rookie Justin Donati has a six-game assist streak (9a), tying the league season high.

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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.