Today In The ECHL – February 5

Charlotte Checkers (22-18-6) at Gwinnett Gladiators (24-16-4) 7:05 ET

* Gwinnett is 3-2-1 all-time against Charlotte after a 4-3 loss on December 20.
* Checkers’ road penalty kill ranks third in the ECHL with 88.9 percent (120-for-135).
* Gwinnett’s Kevin Doell has a six-game assist streak (7a) dating back to December 30.
* Charlotte’s Mike Wirll has a four-game goal streak (6g) dating back to January 29.

Roanoke Express (22-19-4) at South Carolina Stingrays (25-15-2) 7:05 ET

* Roanoke is 2-0-0 against South Carolina in 2003-04 and 19-13-4 all-time in the regular season.
* South Carolina’s Kirk Daubenspeck is 4-1-0 with a 2.37 goals against average in his last five games.
* Express’ David Belitski has a 1.93 goals against average and a .956 save percentage in his last three games.
* Stingrays are 17-4-2 when scoring first and 13-4-2 in one-goal games.

Greenville Grrrowl (7-32-3) at Columbia Inferno (27-14-5) 7:30 ET

* Greenville is 1-0-2 against Columbia in 2003-04 after a 3-2 win January 23.
* Columbia leads the ECHL in scoring with 3.93 goals per game.
* Grrrowl ranks 31st in the ECHL in goals allowed with 4.21 goals per game.
* Inferno’s Tim Smith is tied for third in the ECHL with 38 assists and ranks fourth with 56 points.