Today In The ECHL – February 8


Florida Everblades (23-18-9) at South Carolina Stingrays (27-15-2) 3:00 ET

* South Carolina is 4-1-0 against Florida in 2003-04 and 19-19-5 all-time in the regular season.
* Florida’s Brian McCullough is tied for second in the ECHL with 27 goals and ranks fifth with 57 points.
* Stingrays’ Mike Jickling has eight points (4g-4a) and is +2 in five games against Florida.
* Everblades’ Carl Mallette ranks sixth among ECHL rookies with 39 points (14g-25a).

Peoria Rivermen (25-12-8) at Toledo Storm (19-23-4) 3:00 ET

* Peoria is 3-0-2 against Toledo in 2003-04 after a 3-2 win on February 1.
* Storm’s Morten Ask scored two goals in Saturday’s 4-3 loss at Dayton.
* Rivermen goalie Mike Valley is 2-0-1 with a 1.62 goals against average in thee games against Toledo.
* Toledo’s Jim Abbott is tied for second among ECHL rookies with 20 goals.

Augusta Lynx (19-23-4) at Charlotte Checkers (23-19-6) 3:00 ET

* Augusta is 3-1-0 against Charlotte in 2003-04 after a 2-1 win on January 2.
* Checkers’ Mike Wirll has a six-game goal streak (8g) dating back to January 29.
* Terry Marchant has four goals and is +2 in two games with the Lynx.
* Charlotte’s Richard Keyes has a five-game assist streak (9a) dating back to January 30.

Johnstown Chiefs (25-15-5) at Cincinnati Cyclones (20-25-3) 3:00 CT

* Cincinnati is 2-2-0 against Johnstown in 2003-04 and 13-7-1 all-time in the regular season.
* Johnstown leads the ECHL on the penalty kill with 89.9 percent (179-for-199).
* Cyclones’ Randy Petruk is 2-1-0 with a 2.27 goals against average in thee games against Johnstown.
* Chiefs’ Cory Campbell is tied for the ECHL lead with four shutouts and ranks second with a 2.04 goals against average.

Florence Pride (17-22-6) at Louisiana IceGators (32-12-2) 4:05 CT

* Florence was 1-1-0 against Louisiana in 1999-2000 and is 4-3-0 all-time in the regular season.
* Louisiana leads the ECHL on the power play with 23.9 percent (60-for-251).
* Pride’s Wes Goldie scored two goals in Saturday’s 4-3 win at Texas on Saturday and ranks fourth in the ECHL with 26 goals.
* IceGators are tied for second in the ECHL in goals allowed with 2.48 goals per game.

Greensboro Generals (28-19-1) at Pensacola Ice Pilots (23-16-6) 5:05 CT

* Greensboro is 1-0-0 against Pensacola in 2003-04 after a 6-5 shootout win on Saturday.
* Ice Pilots’ Tyler Beechey scored three points (2g-1a) against Greensboro on Saturday.
* Generals’ Geno Parrish is tied for the ECHL lead among defensemen with 40 assists and is third with 46 points.
* Ice Pilots’ Corey Neilson leads ECHL defensemen with 51 points (11g-40a).

Trenton Titans (22-16-5) at Bakersfield Condors (16-23-6) 5:00 PT

* First-ever meeting between Bakersfield and Trenton.
* Titans’ Matt Zultek is tied for second in the ECHL with 12 power-play goals.
* Condors’ Shane Bendera is 5-3-0 with a 1.99 goals against average in his last eight games.
* Trenton’s Andrew Allen is 6-2-1 with a 2.33 goals against average in his last nine games.

Las Vegas Wranglers (29-13-5) at Alaska Aces (24-15-4) 7:00 AT

* Las Vegas is 6-1-0 all-time against Alaska after a 2-1 shootout win on Saturday.
* Aces’ penalty kill ranks third in the ECHL with 88.1 percent (132-for-152).
* Wranglers’ Marc Magliarditi is 5-1-0 with a 1.47 goals against average in six games against Alaska.
* Alaska’s Lance Mayes is 1-1-1 with a 1.27 goals against average in three games against Las Vegas.