Idaho’s Flichel Has Team Record Seven Points, Six Assists

Marty Flichel of Idaho had a team record six assists and seven points in an 8-3 win against Bakersfield on Mar. 1.

The Steelheads record for points in a game was shared by Flichel and Lance Galbraith, who each had six points on Feb. 24, 2007 against Utah. Galbraith also held the team mark with five assists on Feb. 24, 2007.

Flichel is the 13th player in ECHL history to register six assists and the first since Jim Brown of Knoxville on Mar. 2, 1996 against Birmingham. The ECHL record is seven assists by Joe Ferras of Richmond against Erie on Dec. 23, 1990 and Derek Clancey of Columbus against Johnstown on Jan. 13, 1996.

Flichel is the second player this season to score seven points joining Aaron Slattengren of Augusta, who had four goals and three assists in a 9-1 win at Pensacola on Nov. 27, 2007. The seven points by Slattengren was the most by an ECHL player since Nov. 1, 2001 when J.F. Houle of New Orleans had seven points (2g-5a) against Pensacola.

Slattengren had a plus-minus rating of +8 on Nov. 27, 2007 tying the ECHL record set by Martin LePage of Wheeling against Huntington on Mar. 14, 1997, while teammate John Laliberte had a plus-minus rating of +7. Flichel, Kory Scoran, Darrell Hay and Galbraith all had a plus-minus rating of +6.

The ECHL record for points in a game is 10 (4g-6a) by Trevor Jobe of Nashville at Roanoke Valley on Feb. 6, 1993. Gerry Dailey of Nashville had nine points (3g-6a) against Huntington on Jan. 30, 1994 and Tom Bissett of Hampton Roads scored nine points (6g-3a) against Greensboro on Nov. 22, 1989. Nine ECHL players have scored eight points in a game with the most recent being Jim Brown of Knoxville against Birmingham on Mar. 2, 1996.