Cincinnati Cyclones (5-7-0) at Toledo Storm (7-4-0) 3:05 p.m. ET
* Rookie Jamie Tardif leads the Storm at home with two game-winning goals, four goals and eight points.
* Scott Reynolds (2g-2a) and Jason Deitsch (1g-3a) lead Cincinnati in scoring against Toledo.
* Toledo rookie Dominic Vicari is 1-0-0 with goals-against average of 2.12 in two home starts.
* Cyclones rookie Cedrick Desjardins had 37 saves in first pro start, a 4-0 win against Toledo on Oct. 21.
South Carolina Stingrays (7-6-1) at Charlotte Checkers (8-3-0) 4:00 p.m. ET
* Checkers have won last six home games with South Carolina and are 8-1-1 in the last 10 games at Charlotte.
* Stingrays’ Chris Chaput has a three-game goal streak (3g) and leads the team with nine goals and 16 points.
* Rick Kozak had two goals, including the game winner, in Charlotte’s 4-3 win at South Carolina on Friday.
* South Carolina rookie Jamie Fraser is second among ECHL defensemen with 13 assists and 15 points.
Las Vegas Wranglers (6-1-7) at Alaska Aces (6-5-0) 1:05 p.m. AT
* Tyler Mosienko leads the Wranglers against Aces with four assists and five points.
* Alaska defenseman Peter Metcalf had two assists on Saturday and leads team with 10 assists and 13 points.
* Las Vegas’ Mike McKenna is 2-0 with a shutout and goals-against average of 1.50 against Alaska.
* Aces have not lost three home games in a row since 2005 (Jan. 12 vs. Idaho and Jan. 14 and 15 vs. Fresno).
Utah Grizzlies (3-9-3) at Stockton Thunder (8-1-2) 4:00 p.m. PT
* Grizzlies have won last two meetings and are 4-0-1 against the Thunder, including 1-0-1 at Stockton.
* Stockton rookie Devan Dubnyk is 3-0-0 with goals-against average of 2.28 in three home starts.
* Utah rookie defenseman Gordon Burnett registered his first pro point with an assist on Saturday.
* Defenseman Beau Geisler leads the Thunder with nine assists and 11 points.
Long Beach Ice Dogs (4-8-2) at Phoenix RoadRunners (7-7-0) 5:00 p.m. MT
* Ice Dogs are 4-0-0 at Phoenix and 9-2-0 overall against RoadRunners, including 2-1-0 in 2006-07.
* Phoenix’s Scott May has a five-game point streak (3g-3a) and leads the team with eight goals and 18 points.
* Long Beach’s Mike Brown is 2-0-0 with goals-against average of 2.00 in two starts against Phoenix.
* RoadRunners’ Alexandre Rouleau is tied for third among ECHL defensemen with 10 assists and 13 points.
Idaho Steelheads (8-2-2) at Fresno Falcons (9-3-0) 5:00 p.m. PT
* Falcons are 6-0-0 and have outscored their opponents 23-13 led by John Morlang (3g-5a).
* Steelheads have won their last three games at Fresno and are 18-6-3 all-time against the Falcons.
* Fresno leads the league with nine shorthand goals and is tied for third in penalty killing at 87.6 percent.
* Idaho’s Marty Flichel had two assists Saturday, extending ECHL season-high point streak to 12 games (9g-8a).
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.
* 306 former ECHL players have played in NHL.
* 160 have made NHL debut in the last five seasons, including goaltenders Joey MacDonald and Mike Smith and center Drew Larman 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.