ECHL Today – Nov. 7

Augusta Lynx (4-3-0) at Columbia Inferno (2-3-3) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Inferno won 7-3 at Augusta on Oct. 20 and Lynx won 2-1 in a shootout at Columbia on Oct. 27.
* Anthony Battaglia has four assists in his last three games and is tied for fifth in the ECHL with nine assists.
* Lynx’s J.B. Bittner has six-game point streak (3g-4a) and is second on the team with seven points (3g-4a).
* Inferno rookie Alex Foster has a three-game assist streak (4a) and is second on the team with seven assists.

Victoria Salmon Kings (2-4-1) at Las Vegas Wranglers (3-0-4) 7:05 p.m. PT
* Victoria’s 5-4 overtime win on Nov. 4 was second win against Las Vegas (3-2 overtime on Feb. 21. 2006).
* Ryan Bonni leads Las Vegas against Victoria with four assists and four points (0g-4a).
* Milan Gajic and Francois-Pierre (F.P.) Guenette lead Victoria against Las Vegas with three points (2g-1a).
* Wranglers’ Mike McKenna is 2-0-3 and is sixth in the league with goals-against average of 2.07.

Gwinnett Gladiators (6-1-1) at South Carolina Stingrays (4-3-0) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Gwinnett has outscored Stingrays 18-9 and leads season series 3-0-0, including 2-0-0 at South Carolina.
* South Carolina’s Matt W. Reid is tied for third in the league with seven goals.
* Brad Schell (3g-9a) and Jeff Campbell (1g-7a) lead the Gladiators offensively against Stingrays.
* Stingrays’ Chris Chaput is tied for fourth in the ECHL with four power-play goals.

Stockton Thunder (5-0-0) at Phoenix RoadRunners (3-5-0) 7:05 p.m. MT
* Phoenix’s Scott May is tied for fourth in the ECHL with four power-play goals, including two on Nov. 4.
* Nathan Martz leads Stockton with six points (2g-4a), and he has an assist in all four games he has played.
* Alexandre Rouleau has three-game point streak (1g-3a) and is tied for RoadRunners lead with seven assists.
* Thunder rookie Devan Dubnyk is 4-0-0 and ranks second in the league with a save percentage of .918.

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.