ECHL Today – November 18

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Augusta Lynx (4-3-2) at Columbia Inferno (8-3-1) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Teams split the first two meetings of 2005-06 with Columbia winning the last game 4-2 on November 11.
* Against Columbia, Lynx have scored two of their three goals in the third period and the other in overtime.
* Robert Gherson is 1-0-1 with a 1.46 goals-against average and .957 save percentage against the Lynx.
* Mike Stathopoulos leads the Inferno with seven points (3g-4a) in four home games.

Dayton Bombers (4-6-0) at Reading Royals (6-2-1) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Dayton is 18.8 percent on power play and has scored six of nine goals in the third period against Reading.
* Royals are 35.7 percent on the power play and average 5.6 goals per game against Dayton.
* Bombers are one of four teams in the ECHL who have not allowed a shorthand goal this season.
* Royals’ Greg Hogeboom has eight points (1g-7a) and is a +4 in his last five games.

Charlotte Checkers (5-1-1) at Florida Everblades (4-3-0) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Checkers are second in the league on the penalty kill at 89.1 percent, killing off 41 of 46 opportunities.
* Everblades went 2-1-1 in 2004-05, improving their record to 13-7-2 all time against the Checkers.
* Dusty Jamison has three goals and three assists in his last five games for the Checkers.
* Florida has a four-game home winning streak, including winning the last two past regulation.

South Carolina Stingrays (2-5-5) at Johnstown Chiefs (0-6-4) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Stingrays went 2-0-0 in 2004-05 and are 6-1-1 all time against the Chiefs.
* Johnstown has scored 17 of its 21 goals in the first and second period this season.
* South Carolina is 0-2-2 on its six-game road trip with the last three games being decided by one goal.
* Justin Kelly has two points (1g-1a) in two home games for the Chiefs.

Wheeling Nailers (8-2-0) at Trenton Thunder (6-3-1) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Trenton captain Chris Thompson had a hat trick in the last meeting with Wheeling, a 5-3 win on October 22.
* Nailers are undefeated (5-0-0) when out shooting their opponents.
* Scott Bertoli leads the Titans with six points (1g-5a) in the month of November.
* Kurtis McLean leads the Nailers with eight points (4g-4a) in the last five games.

Greenville Grrrowl (5-4-0) at Gwinnett Gladiators (6-1-1) 7:35 p.m. ET
* Grrrowl went 3-for-5 on the power play in their 5-4 win over Gwinnett on November 5.
* Gladiators lead the ECHL in shots per game (41) and goals per game (4.25).
* Greenville scored four unanswered goals in the third period in their last meeting with Gwinnett.
* Gwinnett has not trailed after the first or second period in 2005-06.

Stockton Thunder (2-3-2) at Toledo Storm (7-2-1) 7:35 p.m. ET
* Thunder has given up the second fewest third-period goals (5) and Toledo has scored the second most (17).
* Storm has won the last four games, all at home, outscoring opponents 14-5 in that span.
* Geno Parrish leads the Stockton defense with four points, all assists.
* Todd Jackson has three game-winning goals in the last six games for the Storm.

Phoenix RoadRunners (3-6-2) at Utah Grizzlies (8-3-0) 7:05 p.m. MT
* Grizzlies are 5-for-13 (38.5 percent) on the power play in three games against the RoadRunners.
* Cory Pecker has seven points (4g-3a) in three games against Utah in 2005-06.
* Utah has scored 12 of its 14 goals in the second and third period against Phoenix.
* Phoenix has scored 10 of its 12 goals in the first and third period against Utah.

Idaho Steelheads (9-3-0) at Victoria Salmon Kings (4-7-1) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Steelheads are 5-1-0 and averaging five goals per game on the road this season.
* Adam Taylor has six points (2g-4a) and is a +2 in the last five games for Victoria.
* Idaho is 11-for-31 (35.5 percent) on the power play on the road in 2005-06.
* Steve Lingren leads the Kings’ defense with 11 points (6g-5a) in 11 games.

Bakersfield Condors (3-4-3) at San Diego Gulls (4-5-2) 7:35 p.m. PT
* Steve Hildenbrand scored his second goal of the game in overtime for a 4-3 win at Bakersfield on Thursday.
* Defenseman Scott Basiuk leads the Condors with six points, all assists, in the last five games.
* Guillaume Fournier had assists on the first three San Diego goals in Thursday’s 4-3 overtime win.
* Condors have lost the last two games by a score of 4-3 and both games have gone past regulation.

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