ECHL Today – Oct. 18

 

 

South Carolina Stingrays (0-1-0) at Florida Everblades (1-0-0)                              7 p.m. ET 

·     South Carolina’s Andrew Rowe had two points (1g-1a) on Friday.

·     Florida’s Mitch Wahl scored game-winning goal 15 seconds into the third period last night.

·     Stingrays went 3-for-4 on the penalty kill last night.

·     Everblades’ Daniel Altshuller made 25 saves to record win in pro debut.  

 

Greenville Road Warriors (0-0-0) at Orlando Solar Bears (0-0-0)             7 p.m. ET 

·     Greenville head coach Dean Stork is 162-102-24 in four seasons with club.

·     Orlando’s Mickey Lang was named ECHL’s Most Valuable Player last season.

·     Road Warriors have reached postseason in each of their four seasons in Greenville.

·     Solar Bears went 24-9-3 at home in 2013-14. 

  

Kalamazoo Wings (0-1-0) at Elmira Jackals (1-0-0)                                                7:05 p.m. ET 

·     Kalamazoo’s Dane Fox scored first goal of ECHL season last night.

·     Elmira’s Travis Fullerton made 24 saves to record win on Friday.

·     Josh Brittain led Kalamazoo last night with five shots on goal.

·     Jackals scored four goals in third period last night to break 2-2 tie en route to 6-2 win. 

  

Cincinnati Cyclones (0-0-0) at Toledo Walleye (0-0-0)                                            7:15 p.m. ET 

·     Cincinnati’s Rob Madore became was named Most Valuable Player of the 2014 Kelly Cup Playoffs.

·     Toledo’s Kyle Rogers has 160 points (62g-98a) in 278 career games with the team.

·     Cyclones have reached the Conference Finals four times in the last seven seasons.

·     Walleye’s Derek Lalonde makes his professional head coaching debut. 

  

Indy Fuel (0-0-1) at Fort Wayne Komets (1-0-0)                                                     7:30 p.m. ET 

·     Mathieu Brisebois scored first goal in Indy team history last night.

·     Fort Wayne’s Pat Nagle made 32 saves last night.

·     Fuel went 2-for-4 on the power play on Friday.

·     Komets scored all four of their goals last night in the third period. 
 

Reading Royals (0-0-0) at Wheeling Nailers (0-0-0)                                               7:35 p.m. ET 

·     Reading head coach Larry Courville is 224-140-34 in five-plus seasons with the club.

·     Sahir Gill led Wheeling last season with 54 points (13g-41a).

·     Royals have reached Kelly Cup Playoffs in each of the last five seasons.

·     Nailers have finished .500 or better for six consecutive seasons.  

 

Gwinnett Gladiators (0-0-0) at Evansville IceMen (0-0-0)                          7:15 p.m. CT 

·     Marshall Everson led Gwinnett last season with 43 points (21g-22a).

·     Evansville goaltender Cal Heeter made his NHL debut with Philadelphia on April 13, 2014.

·     Gladiators play their next six games at home after tonight’s game.

·     IceMen head coach Dwight Mullins has won at least 39 games in four of his five seasons as a pro head coach.  

 

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

·     Taylor Vause scored Colorado’s lone goal on Friday.

·     Rapid City’s Sean Erickson had three assists last night.

·     Collin Bowman led the Eagles with five shots on goal.

·     Rush went 2-for-6 on the power play on Friday.  

 

Utah Grizzlies (0-1-0) at Idaho Steelheads (1-0-0)                                                   7:10 p.m. MT 

·     Michael Pelech scored Utah’s lone goal on Friday.

·     Idaho’s Olivier Roy turned aside 30 shots in 3-1 win on Friday.

·     Grizzlies’ Etienne Marcoux made 27 saves in his pro debut.

·     Steelheads went 1-for-3 on the power play last night.  

 

Stockton Thunder (0-1-0) at Bakersfield Condors (1-0-0)                           7 p.m. PT

·     Ryan Constant scored only goal for Stockton last night.

·     Bakersfield’s Connor Jones scored first pro goal on Friday.

·     Thunder went 5-for-6 on the penalty kill.

·     Condors’ Ty Rimmer made 30 saves to record win last night.  

 

Ontario Reign (1-0-0) at Alaska Aces (0-1-0)                                                          7:15 p.m. AKT 

·     Maxim Kitsyn led Ontario on Friday with seven shots on goal.

·     Alaska’s Quinn Sproule scored first pro goal on Friday.

·     Reign went 1-for-1 on the power play last night.

·     Aces’ Niklas Lundstrom made 28 saves in his pro debut.