ECHL Today – Nov. 9

Fresno Falcons (6-1-0) at Victoria Salmon Kings (3-4-1) 7:05 p.m. PT
* Victoria’s Bryan Bridges is 2-0-0 with a shootout win and save percentage of .932 in his last two starts.
* Fresno was 4-1-0 against Salmon Kings in 2005-06 and is 10-2-2 all-time against Victoria.
* Kiel McLeod has a two-game scoring streak (1g-2a) and leads Victoria with five goals and eight points.
* Luke Curtin has a five-game scoring streak (3g-7a) and leads Fresno with nine assists and 12 points.

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.