ECHL This Week – January 31
American Conference – East Division

Augusta Lynx
* Lynx allowed seven power-play goals in December and 14 in January.
* Augusta is the league leader in fewest penalty minutes with 16.3 per-game.
* Lynx play at Florida on Tuesday and return home to host Florida on Friday and Saturday.

Charlotte Checkers
* Checkers improved goals-against average from 3.49 in December to 2.67 in January.
* Eduard Pershin had 10 points and was +5 in Charlotte’s seven-game win streak (January 7-21).
* Checkers are home against Pee Dee on Friday and Dayton on Saturday.

Columbia Inferno
* 2003-04 ECHL leading scorer Tim Smith had an assist in his first game back on Friday.
* Inferno went from +49 and 1.89 goals-against in December to -32 and 3.32 goals-against in January.
* Inferno hosts South Carolina on Tuesday, Greenville on Friday and Pee Dee on Saturday.

Greenville Grrrowl
* Grrrowl have the highest road winning percentage (.595) in the East Division.
* Vladimir Gusev and Scotty Balan both finished at +5 in 6-1 win over Texas on Friday.
* Greenville plays at Columbia on Friday and at South Carolina on Saturday.

Pee Dee Pride
* Jan Vodrazka will play in his 500th professional game on Friday at Charlotte.
* Pride has allowed the game’s first goal in each of the last four games.
* Pride travels to Gwinnett on Tuesday, Charlotte on Friday and Columbia on Saturday.

South Carolina Stingrays
* South Carolina is 34 percent on the power play in January, up from 14 percent in December.
* Stingrays have averaged 3.7 goals-per game and set a club record with 10 straight victories.
* Stingrays play at Columbia on Tuesday and host Gwinnett on Friday and Greenville on Saturday.