ECHL Today – Oct. 15


Adirondack Thunder (1-0-0) at Manchester Monarchs (0-0-1)                            6 p.m. ET

  • Adirondack’s Dana Fraser scored first goal of ECHL season last night at Manchester.
  • Manchester’s Justin Gutierrez scored first pro goal in 4-3 shootout loss against Adirondack last night.
  • Thunder’s Mason McDonald made 24 saves to earn win in pro debut on Friday.
  • Monarchs’ Matt Leitner had two assists on Friday.


Elmira Jackals (0-0-0) at Reading Royals (0-0-0)                                                   7 p.m. ET

  • Elmira’s David Leger makes his head-coaching debut tonight.
  • Reading’s Larry Courville is 305-187-50 in eight seasons as the team’s head coach.
  • Jackals were tied for third in the league last season with 21 road wins (21-11-4).
  • Royals have advanced to the Kelly Cup Playoffs in each of the last seven seasons.


Greenville Swamp Rabbits (0-1-0) at Florida Everblades (1-0-0)             7 p.m. ET

  • Greenville’s Brandon Halverson made 31 saves in pro debut last night.
  • Florida’s Mike Aviani had three points (1g-2a) in last night’s win over Swamp Rabbits.
  • Swamp Rabbits were 4-for-4 on the penalty kill in last night’s game.
  • Everblades scored three goals in final 2:07 last night to rally for 3-2 win.


Toledo Walleye (0-1-0) at Atlanta Gladiators (1-0-0)                                             7:05 p.m. ET

  • Alden Hirschfeld scored Toledo’s lone goal last night.
  • Atlanta’s Matt Ginn made 43 saves in Friday’s 4-1 win over Toledo.
  • Walleye outshot Atlanta 44-25 on Friday.
  • Gladiators were 4-for-4 on the penalty in Friday’s game.


Brampton Beast (0-0-0) at Wheeling Nailers (0-0-0)                                              7:05 p.m. ET

  • Brampton’s Mike Vernace was tied for fourth among defensemen last season with 31 assists.
  • Wheeling has qualified for the Kelly Cup Playoffs in five of the last six seasons.
  • Beast head coach Colin Chaulk enters his second season with the club.
  • Nailers open play in their 25th ECHL season, the first team in league history to reach that milestone.


Kalamazoo Wings (1-0-0) at Norfolk Admirals (0-1-0)                                          7:15 p.m. ET

  • Kalamazoo’s Josh Pitt scored his first pro goal in 3-1 win at Norfolk on Friday.
  • Norfolk’s Eetu Laurikainen made 32 in last night’s game.
  • K-Wings outshot Norfolk 35-33 last night.
  • Admirals were 5-for-5 on the penalty kill on Friday.


Quad City Mallards (0-1-0) at Fort Wayne Komets (1-0-0)                                  7:30 p.m. ET

  • Justin Kovacs and Mike Monfredo scored Quad City’s goals on Friday.
  • Fort Wayne’s Jamie Schaafsma scored two goals in Friday’s 6-2 in at Quad City.
  • Mallards went 1-for-5 on the power play last night.
  • Komets outshot Quad City 28-25 on Friday.


Indy Fuel (1-0-0) at Cincinnati Cyclones (0-1-0)                                                    7:35 p.m. ET

  • Indy’s Anthony Beauregard scored first pro goal in last night’s 3-1 win over Cyclones.
  • Eric Robinson scored lone Cyclones’ goal at Indy on Friday.
  • Fuel were 4-for-4 on the penalty kill in Friday’s game.
  • Cyclones outshot Indy 34-21 last night.


Missouri Mavericks (0-0-0) at Allen Americans (0-0-0)                                         7:05 p.m. CT

  • Missouri’s Josh Robinson captured ECHL Goaltender of the Year Award last season.
  • Allen head coach Steve Martinson is 289-153-62 in seven ECHL seasons.
  • Mavericks’ John-Scott Dickson makes head-coaching debut tonight.
  • Americans have captured two straight Kelly Cup titles and seek to become first team in ECHL history to win three consecutive titles.


Tulsa Oilers (0-0-0) at Wichita Thunder (0-0-0)                                                     7:05 p.m. CT

  • Tulsa’s Jason Christie is ECHL all-time coaching wins’ leader with 520 career wins.
  • Wichita’s Malcolm Cameron is 317-172-66 in eight seasons as ECHL coach.
  • Oilers were tied for the league lead with three shorthanded goals against last season.
  • Thunder’s Landon Oslanski led ECHL defensemen last season with 10 power-play goals.


Idaho Steelheads (0-1-0) at Utah Grizzlies (1-0-0)                                                  7:05 p.m. MT

  • Charlie Dodero led Idaho last night with six shots on goal.
  • Utah’s C.J. Eick scored first two pro goals in 4-1 win over Idaho on Friday.
  • Steelheads were 5-for-6 on the penalty kill on Friday.
  • Grizzlies outshot Idaho 34-30 last night.


Rapid City Rush (0-1-0) at Colorado Eagles (1-0-0)                                              7:05 p.m. MT

  • Rapid City’s Hunter Fejes scored first pro goal on Friday against Eagles.
  • Colorado’s Kent Simpson made 34 saves in 4-2 win at Rapid City last night.
  • Rush outshot Colorado 36-33 on Friday.
  • Eagles were 4-for-4 on the penalty kill on Friday.