ECHL Today – November 12

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Wheeling Nailers (6-2-0) at Johnstown Chiefs (0-4-4) 7:00 p.m. ET
* Brendon Hodge scored a hat trick in Wheeling’s 4-2 win at Johnstown on November 5.
* Chiefs’ Morgan Cey stopped 32 of 34 shots in his first pro start, a 3-2 shootout loss to Trenton on Friday.
* Johnstown has scored the first goal in five of its first eight games.
* Nailers are 4-0-0 when out shooting their opponents.

Columbia Inferno (6-2-1) at Greenville Grrrowl (4-3-0) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Grrrowl ranks third in the league on the penalty kill at 87.2 percent, killing 41 of 47 penalties.
* Inferno scored the first four goals in 4-3 win at Greenville on October 29.
* Greenville has scored 15 of its 25 goals in the third period.
* David Bonk leads the Inferno with seven points (3g-4a) in his last five games.

Dayton Bombers (3-5-0) at Reading Royals (5-2-1) 7:05 p.m. ET
* T.J. Kemp had five assists in the Royals 7-4 win over Dayton on Friday.
* Brian Gornick and Scott Cameron have scored in all of the Bombers first eight games.
* Royals are 44.4 percent (4-for-9) on the power play against Dayton in 2005-06.
* Bombers have scored five of their seven goals in the third period against Reading.

Trenton Titans (5-1-1) at Toledo Storm (6-2-1) 7:35 p.m. ET
* Titans have only allowed a league-best one goal in the third period through seven games.
* Toledo has won its last three games, outscoring opponents 10-4 in that span.
* Martin Houle is 3-1-0 with a 1.44 goals-against average and a .955 save percentage for Trenton.
* Todd Jackson has three of the last four game-winning goals for Toledo.

Florida Everblades (4-2-0) at Gwinnett Gladiators (4-1-1) 7:35 p.m. ET
* Gladiators scored three unanswered goals in the third period to defeat the Everblades 5-2 on Friday.
* Everblades are 2-0-0 in the second game of back-to-back nights.
* Steve Slaton had two goals and an assist in Gwinnett’s 5-2 win against Florida.
* Florida has scored 15 of its 18 goals in the second and third periods this season.

South Carolina Stingrays (2-4-4) at Augusta Lynx (3-3-2) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Teams are 1-1-0 against each other in 2005-06 with each winning at home by a score of 4-2.
* Stingrays are 33.3 percent (4-for-12) on the power play in two games against the Lynx in 2005-06.
* Lynx are 2-1-0 with a plus-minus rating of +20 and a 1.97 goals-against average at home.
* Rookie Ty Morris has six points (1g-5a) on the road for the Stingrays.

Alaska Aces (6-2-2) at Idaho Steelheads (7-3-0) 7:10 p.m. MT
* Peter Metcalf had four goals and Barrett Heisten had five assists in the Aces 8-3 win at Idaho on Friday.
* Steelheads are third in the league on the power play going 16-for-63 (25.4 percent).
* Aces have outscored the Steelheads 13-5 through two games in 2005-06.
* D’Arcy McConvey is tied for second in the league in scoring with 16 points and assists with 10.

San Diego Gulls (2-5-1) at Fresno Falcons (6-3-1) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Fresno went 5-3-1 in 2004-05, improving its record to 8-10-1 all-time against San Diego.
* Steve Hildenbrand leads San Diego with five points (3g-2a) in seven road games.
* Falcons’ Brett Jaeger is 4-2-1 and ranks third in the ECHL in saves with 223.
* Gulls have scored 11 of their 15 goals in the second and third periods on the road in 2005-06.

Bakersfield Condors (3-4-1) at Las Vegas Wranglers (5-1-1) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Eleven different players registered at least one point in the Wranglers 6-2 win over Bakersfield on Friday.
* Condors have scored five of their six goals against Las Vegas on the power play (31.3 percent).
* Wranglers’ rookie Tim Hambly had an assist and was +5 in Friday’s win.
* Bakersfield in unbeaten in regulation when leading or tied after the first and second period.

Utah Grizzlies (6-3-0) at Long Beach Ice Dogs (5-4-1) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Ice Dogs’ Greg Hewitt leads the league in shootout wins (3) and minutes (504).
* Grizzlies have the league’s best power play going 16-for-55 (29.1 percent).
* Long Beach is ranked third in the ECHL with three shorthand goals.
* Utah’s Matt Craig leads league rookies with 13 points and nine goals.

Stockton Thunder (2-2-2) at Victoria Salmon Kings (3-6-1) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Thunder scored both goals on the power play in Friday’s 2-1 overtime win at Victoria.
* Salmon Kings have the league’s fifth-best power play at 23.3 percent (16-for-60).
* Thunder’s Joel Irwin has three points (1g-2a) in two games against Victoria.
* Victoria has scored 25 of 30 goals in the first and second periods in 2005-06.

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