Today In The ECHL – November 21

Wheeling Nailers (8-4-1) at Johnstown Chiefs (10-3-1) 7:00 ET

* Johnstown is 2-0-0 against Wheeling in 2003-04 and 58-57-15 all-time in the regular season.
* Wheeling’s Chris McNamara has three goals and five assists in his last five games.
* Chiefs lead the ECHL in fewest goals allowed averaging 1.71 goals per game.
* Jason Jaffray leads the Nailers in scoring with 15 points (7g-8a).

Las Vegas Wranglers (9-4-3) at Reading Royals (7-3-3) 7:05 ET

* First-ever meeting between Las Vegas and Reading.
* Royals lead the ECHL on the penalty kill (95.9 percent) and rank second on the power play (28.8 percent).
* Wranglers’ Greg Day leads the ECHL with 18 assists and is tied for fifth in scoring with 22 points.
* Reading’s Cody Rudkowsky is 4-2-1 and ranks fourth in the ECHL with a 1.38 goals against average.

Greenville Grrrowl (1-9-1) at Charlotte Checkers (3-6-3) 7:30 ET

* Greenville is 0-1-0 against Charlotte in 2003-04 and 20-10-2 all-time in the regular season.
* Checkers’ Allan Egeland scored two goals and tallied two assists in 5-2 win at Greenville on October 25.
* Grrrowl’s Chris Lynch has four points (2g-2a) in his last five games.
* Charlotte is tied for second in the ECHL with two shorthand goals.

Peoria Rivermen (6-4-2) at Cincinnati Cyclones (7-7-0) 7:30 ET

* Peoria is 2-0-0 against Cincinnati in 2000-04 after a 4-2 win on November 14.
* Cyclones’ Ryan Brindley has one goal and four assists in two games against Peoria.
* Trevor Baker leads the Rivermen with eight assists and 11 points.
* Cincinnati’s Randy Petruk is 5-3-0 with a 1.72 goals against average in his last eight games.

Pensacola Ice Pilots (6-5-1) at Columbus Cottonmouths (3-11-1) 7:30 ET

* Pensacola is 2-1-0 against Columbus in 2003-04 and 6-2-1 all-time in the regular season.
* Columbus’ J-F Plourde is tied for third among ECHL rookies with six goals.
* Ice Pilots lead the ECHL in scoring with 3.92 goals per game.
* Cottonmouths rank 28th in the ECHL in goals allowed with 3.67 goals per game.

Florence Pride (5-5-2) at Florida Everblades (8-3-3) 7:30 ET

* Florida is 1-0-0 against Florence in 2003-04 and 13-15-2 all-time in the regular season.
* Pride’s Victor Gervais and Mike Souza each have 10 points (4g-6a) in their last five games.
* Florida ranks second in the ECHL in scoring with 3.86 goals per game.
* Florence’s Nicolas Corbeil scored four points (1g-3a) against Florida on October 19.

Roanoke Express (9-5-0) at Greensboro Generals (9-5-0) 7:30 ET

* Roanoke is 1-0-0 against Greensboro in 2003-04 and 18-11-2 all-time in the regular season.
* Greensboro ranks third in the ECHL in scoring with 3.64 goals per game.
* Tim O’Connell scored three points (2g-1a) in the Express’ 6-4 win against Greensboro on November 1.
* Generals’ Eric Fortier has 10 points (5g-5a) in seven home games.

Dayton Bombers (3-6-1) at Toledo Storm (5-7-1) 7:30 ET

* Dayton is 1-0-0 against Toledo in 2003-04 after a 3-2 win on November 2.
* Toledo’s Paul Ballentyne is tied for the ECHL lead among defensemen with two game-winning goals.
* Bujar Amidovski is 1-1-1 with a 2.86 goals against average in three road games.
* Storm ranks 30th in the ECHL on the power play with 7.7 percent (5-for-65).

Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies (10-4-0) at Trenton Titans (8-5-1) 7:30 ET

* Trenton is 2-1-0 against Atlantic City in 2003-04 and 12-9-2 all-time in the regular season.
* Bullies rank second in the ECHL in goals allowed with 1.93 goals per game.
* Titans’ Chris Houle is 3-0-0 and tied for the ECHL lead with a 0.67 goals against average.
* Atlantic City’s Scott Stirling is 3-1-0 with a 0.74 goals against average in his last four games.

Augusta Lynx (5-6-1) at Texas Wildcatters (3-8-1) 7:05 CT

* First-ever meeting between Augusta and Texas.
* Texas’ Bob Cunningham has a 10-game point streak (10g-9a) dating back to October 19.
* Lynx’ Jason Saal is 2-0-1 with a 0.97 goals against average in his last three games.
* Wildcatters are 31st in the ECHL in goals allowed with 4.33 goals per game.

San Diego Gulls (5-4-2) at Bakersfield Condors (6-7-1) 7:00 PT

* San Diego is 2-1-0 against Bakersfield in 2003-04 and 78-16-5 all-time in the regular season.
* Condors’ Joe Watkins is 1-1-0 with a 1.00 goals against average in two games against San Diego.
* Gulls’ Trevor Koenig is 2-0-0 with a 1.00 goals against average in two games against Bakersfield.
* Bakersfield’s Kevin Riehl has three goals and four assists in his last five games.

Long Beach Ice Dogs (5-7-1) at Fresno Falcons (6-6-1) 7:00 PT

* Long Beach is 1-0-0 against Fresno in 2003-04 after a 5-1 win on November 14.
* Falcons’ Brad Mehalko has three goals and four assists in his last five games.
* Ice Dogs’ John McNabb scored two goals and tallied an assist against Fresno on November 14.
* Greg Bullock’s ECHL season-high 12-game point streak (6g-12a) ended Wednesday in Fresno’s 4-3 loss at San Diego.

Idaho Steelheads (9-6-0) at Alaska Aces (8-6-0) 7:00 AT

* Idaho is 2-1-0 against Alaska in 2003-04 and 50-21-3 all-time in the regular season.
* Alaska’s Charles Linglet leads ECHL rookies with 17 points and is tied for the rookie lead with 11 assists.
* Steelheads’ Zenon Konopka has five points (2g-3a) in three games against Alaska.
* Alaska leads the ECHL with six shorthand goals.