Central Division Capsules

CIN

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Arena (Capacity): U.S. Bank Arena (6,955)

Coach: Matt Macdonald, Fourth Season (103-86-27)

2017 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Did Not Qualify

NHL Affiliate: Buffalo Sabres

AHL Affiliate: Rochester Americans

 

2016-17 in review

Record: 36-29-7, 79 points

Division Finish: 5th, South

Overall ECHL Finish: 17th

Goals Per Game (Rank): 2.78 (23rd)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 2.90 (5th)

Power Play (Rank): 16.7% (15th)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 81.3% (20th)

 

FW

Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

Arena (Capacity): Memorial Coliseum (10,500)

Coach: Gary Graham, Fifth Season (169-84-35)

2017 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost Central Division Finals to Toledo (4 games to 1)

NHL Affiliate: Arizona Coyotes

AHL Affiliate: Tucson Roadrunners

 

2016-17 in review

Record: 45-19-8, 98 points

Division Finish: 2nd, Central

Overall ECHL Finish: 4th

Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.67 (T6th)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 2.92 (6th)

Power Play (Rank): 21.4% (6th)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 82.3% (14th)

 

Indy_1

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Arena (Capacity): Indiana Farmers Coliseum (6,145)

Coach: Bernie John, Third Season (28-48-9)

2017 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Did Not Qualify

NHL Affiliate: Chicago Blackhawks

AHL Affiliate: Rockford IceHogs

 

2016-17 in review

Record: 23-42-7, 53 points

Division Finish: 6th, Central

Overall ECHL Finish: 25th

Goals Per Game (Rank): 2.72 (24th)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 4.03 (27th)

Power Play (Rank): 14.8% (22nd)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 81.4% (19th)

 

KAL

Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan

Arena (Capacity): Wings Event Center (5,113)

Coach: Nick Bootland, 10th Season with Kalamazoo; Ninth Season in ECHL (308-210-58)

2017 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost Central Division Semifinals to Toledo (4 games to 3)

NHL Affiliate: Vancouver Canucks

AHL Affiliate: Utica Comets

 

2016-17 in review

Record: 38-30-4, 80points

Division Finish: 4th, Central

Overall ECHL Finish: 15th

Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.08 (19th)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.29 (13th)

Power Play (Rank): 14.3% (24th)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 81.9% (17th)

 

Location: Independence, Missouri

Arena (Capacity): Silverstein Eye Centers Arena (5,800)

Coach: John-Scott Dickson, Second Season (33-30-9)

2017 Kelly Cup Playoffs Did Not Qualify

NHL Affiliate: Calgary Flames

AHL Affiliate: Stockton Heat

 

2016-17 in review

Record: 33-30-9, 75 points

Division Finish: 5th, Mountain

Overall ECHL Finish: 19th

Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.24 (15th)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.25 (T16th)

Power Play (Rank): 16.4% (T17th)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 84.0% (6th)

 

QC

Location: Moline, Illinois

Arena (Capacity): TaxSlayer Center (5,100)

Coach: Phil Axtell, Second Season (21-12-2)

2017 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost Central Division Semifinals to Fort Wayne (4 games to 1)

NHL Affiliate: Vegas Golden Knights

AHL Affiliate: Chicago Wolves

 

2016-17 in review

Record: 40-28-4, 84 points

Division Finish: 3rd, Central

Overall ECHL Finish: 13th

Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.22 (16h)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.06 (11th)

Power Play (Rank): 12.4% (26th)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 83.5% (8th)

 

TOL

Location: Toledo, Ohio

Arena (Capacity): Huntington Center (7,431)

Coach: Dan Watson, Third Season (56-30-7)

2017 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost Western Conference Finals to Colorado (4 games to 1)

NHL Affiliate: Detroit Red Wings

AHL Affiliate: Grand Rapids Griffins

 

2016-17 in review

Record: 51-17-4, 106 points

Division Finish: 1st, Central

Overall ECHL Finish:1st

Goals Per Game (Rank): 4.19 (1st)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 2.65 (1st)

Power Play (Rank): 25.1% (1st)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 86.8% (1st)