Beating Cincinnati 6-0 on February 20, Wheeling extended its home winning streak to 11 games, the longest active home winning streak and the second-longest home winning streak overall in the ECHL in 2003-04. The Nailers, who are 23-4-2 at home, will play at home on February 27 and 28 against Cincinnati. Wheeling is 6-2-0 overall against the Cyclones in 2003-04, including a 3-0-0 record at WesBanco Arena.
San Diego saw its ECHL season-high home winning streak end at 14 games with a 5-3 loss to Fresno on February 21. San Diego’s 14-game home winning streak ties it with four teams for the fourth-longest home winning streak in ECHL history.
Reading saw its nine-game home winning streak end with a 3-2 shootout loss to Atlantic City on Friday. The Royals, however, won back-to-back home games on February 21 and 22 to improve their home record to an ECHL-best 20-1-3. Reading hosts Atlantic City on February 24. Reading has not lost at home in regulation since losing 2-1 to Wheeling on October 31 and the Royals are 19-0-2 in their last 21 games at the Sovereign Center. The 20 home wins are the most in the Royals three seasons, surpassing the 17 wins in 2002-03. The nine consecutive home wins is a team record for the Royals surpassing the eight consecutive home wins from November 16 to December 21 which broke the record of six consecutive home wins set February 8 to March 2, 2002.
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.