Gulls, Nailers, Royals Strong At Home

San Diego will put its ECHL season-high 11-game home winning streak on the line on Tuesday when it hosts Long Beach. The Gulls, who are 20-4-0 at home, began the streak on December 30 with a 4-2 win against Long Beach. San Diego will remain home on Friday to host Las Vegas.

The second-longest home winning streak is 10 games by Wheeling. The Nailers, whose streak began on December 31, will not play at home again until February 20 when they host Cincinnati. The Nailers are 22-4-2 at home and need five wins to tie the team record for most home wins in a season, 27 in 1994-95.

Reading has won its last six home games to improve to 15-1-2 at home, the best home record in the ECHL. Reading will host Trenton on Wednesday, Johnstown on Saturday and Cincinnati on Sunday. The Royals won a team-record eight home games in a row November 16-December 21, breaking the mark of six games set February 8-March 2, 2002. The Royals were 16-13-7 in their first season at the Sovereign Center in 2001-02 and 17-16-3 in 2002-03.

The ECHL record for most consecutive home wins is 18 by South Carolina from December 23, 1994-March 19, 1995. The ECHL record for most home wins in a season is 30 by Louisiana in 2001-02.