ECHL This Week – Dec. 28
American Conference – East Division

Elmira Jackals
* Elmira leads the ECHL with eight sellout crowds.
* Maxime Gratchev recorded his first career hat trick in a 4-3 loss at Wheeling on Dec. 27.
* Jackals play at Reading on Tuesday and at Johnstown on Thursday before hosting Trenton on Friday and Reading on Saturday.

Johnstown Chiefs
* Johnstown has scored power-play goals in three straight games.
* Chanse Fitzpatrick has a three-game point streak (2g-2a).
* Chiefs play at Trenton on Wednesday before hosting Elmira on Thursday and Cincinnati on Friday.

Reading Royals
* Reading is 12-1-3 in one-goal games after 4-3 overtime win at Trenton on Dec. 27.
* Ryan Cruthers had his third career four-point game (1g-3a) at Trenton on Dec. 27.
* Royals host Elmira on Tuesday and Wheeling on Wednesday before playing at Elmira on Saturday.

Trenton Devils
* Trenton set season highs for shots in a game (49) and shots in a period (22 in the second) against Reading on Dec. 27.
* Defenseman Justin Pender scored his second game-winning goal of the season in 3-2 win at Johnstown on Dec. 26.
* Devils play at Elmira on Friday between home games against Johnstown on Wednesday and Wheeling on Saturday.