ECHL Today – November 25

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Wheeling Nailers (10-2-0) at Dayton Bombers (5-9-0) 7:00 p.m. ET
* Nailers’ rookie Andy Franck has won his last four games and is 5-1-0 with a 1.98 goals-against average.
* Jeff Szwez scored a hat trick in Dayton’s 5-3 loss at Wheeling on Wednesday.
* Bombers have had four different goalies play in three games against Wheeling in 2005-06.
* Wheeling rookie Sean Collins has seven points (3g-4a) and is +5 against the Bombers.

Greenville Grrrowl (8-4-0) at Augusta Lynx (6-4-2) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Grrrowl’s Mike Brodeur is 7-3-0 and tied for the league lead in wins.
* Lynx went 3-1-2 against Grrrowl in 2004-05, improving its all time record to 23-17-3 against Greenville.
* Grrrowl has won four straight games, outscoring opponents 19-6 in that span.
* Jason Wolfe stopped 53 of 55 shots in Augusta’s 3-2 shootout win at Gwinnett on Thursday.

Florida Everblades (7-4-0) at Charlotte Checkers (6-4-1) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Everblades are 2-0-0 against the Checkers in 2005-06 with Ernie Hartlieb scoring both game-winning goals.
* Checkers have the league’s best penalty kill at 89.5 percent (68-for-76).
* Steve Saviano has two goals against Charlotte and both are shorthand goals.
* Charlotte ranks second in the league with six shorthand goals.

Pensacola Ice Pilots (3-7-1) at Columbia Inferno (8-5-1) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Ice Pilots leads all teams in shorthand goals with seven.
* Inferno’s Mike Stathopoulos (2g-2a) and David Bonk (2g-2a) each have four points against Pensacola.
* Pensacola’s Nicklas Lindberg has four goals, including two game winners, and seven points in November.
* Ice Pilots’ Luke Fulghum ranks sixth among ECHL rookies in scoring with 11 points (5g-6a).

Gwinnett Gladiators (7-2-2) at South Carolina Stingrays (2-8-5) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Gwinnett won 5-4 at South Carolina on Nov. 4 and is 8-5-1 all-time against Stingrays.
* Stingrays are on team record winless streak (0-7-3) and have tied home winless streak (0-3-2).
* Chris Durno leads the Gladiators with three assists and four points against South Carolina.
* Stingrays’ goaltender Maxime Daigneault is tied for team scoring lead against Gwinnett (0g-1a).

Toledo Storm (7-3-2) at Reading Royals (9-2-1) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Todd Jackson scored the game-winning goal and had an assist in Toledo’s 2-1 win on Nov. 6.
* Reading is 6-0-0 at home and has tied its team record for consecutive home wins.
* Storm defenseman P.J. Martin has an eight-game scoring streak (3g-7a).
* Royals’ Cody Rudkowsky is 4-0-0 with a shutout and goals-against of 1.50 in his last four starts.

Trenton Titans (7-4-2) at Johnstown Chiefs (2-7-4) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Titans are 4-0-0 against the Chiefs, winning each game by one goal.
* Chiefs are 2-1-0 with a 1.66 goals-against average in their last three games.
* Trenton has the league’s second-best penalty kill at 88.5 percent (85-for-96).
* Chiefs’ Brandon Elliott has three points (2g-1a) and is +4 in the last five games.

Utah Grizzlies (11-3-0) at Idaho Steelheads (10-3-1) 7:10 p.m. MT
* Barret Ehgoetz, James Laux and Garett Cameron each have two game winners in Utah’s nine-game streak.
* Steelheads’ Garett Bembridge has 10 points (5g-5a) in his last five games.
* Alfie Michaud is a perfect 4-0-0 with a 1.50 goals-against average on the road for the Grizzlies.
* Utah leads ECHL on power play at 28.2 percent (22-for-78) and Idaho is second at 28 percent (23-for-82).

Stockton Thunder (4-5-2) at Las Vegas Wranglers (7-4-1) 7:05 p.m. PT
* Thunder scored three of four goals on the power play in Thursday’s 5-4 loss at Utah.
* Las Vegas’ Mike McKenna is unbeaten in regulation at 2-0-1 with both wins coming in a shootout.
* Eight of Stockton’s 11 games have been decided by one goal (3-3-2).
* Wranglers are a perfect 5-0-0 and have a plus-minus rating of +37 at home in 2005-06.

Long Beach Ice Dogs (6-6-2) at San Diego Gulls (5-7-2) 7:35 p.m. PT
* Jaroslav Halak had 22 saves in Ice Dogs 5-0 at San Diego on Nov. 2.
* San Diego’s Tom Lawson is 3-1-0 with goals-against of 1.73 in his last four games.
* Christian Larrivee leads Long Beach with six goals, nine assists, 15 points and two game-winning goals.
* Guillaume Fournier (3g-4a) and Steve Hildenbrand (3g-4a) lead Gulls in scoring the last five games.

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