ECHL Today – April 3

Brampton Beast (20-37-11) at Adirondack Thunder (37-25-6)                          3 p.m. ET
•    Mike Vernace leads Brampton with 32 points (5g-27a).
•    Adirondack’s Michael Kirkpatrick leads rookies with 26 goals.
•    Beast are tied for fifth with nine shorthanded goals.
•    Thunder are fifth with 2.51 goals-against per game.

Norfolk Admirals (29-34-5) at Reading Royals (35-24-10)                                4 p.m. ET
•    Norfolk’s Braden Christoffer leads rookies with a 22.2 percent shooting percentage (10-for-45).
•    Reading’s Justin Crandall is second among rookies with 38 assists.
•    Admirals are 18-1-1 when leading after two periods.
•    Royals are second with 80 goals in the third period.

Evansville IceMen (27-32-9) at Fort Wayne Komets (39-21-8)                         5 p.m. ET
•    Tyson Fawcett leads Evansville against the Komets with six points (3g-3a).
•    Fort Wayne’s Shawn Szydlowski is third with 49 assists.
•    IceMen are tied for seventh with five shorthanded goals against.
•    Komets lead the league with 3.38 goals per game.

Indy Fuel (31-35-3) at Quad City Mallards (34-28-6)                                        4:05 p.m. CT

•    Indy’s Ben Marshall is tied for third among defensemen with 182 shots on goal.
•    Olivier Archambault leads Quad City against the Fuel with three goals and six points.
•    Fuel are league’s second-least penalized team with 10.57 penalty minutes per game.
•    Mallards are 22-4-3 when scoring first.

Wheeling Nailers (35-26-8) at Toledo Walleye (45-19-5)                                 5:15 p.m. ET
•    John McCarron leads Wheeling against the Walleye with four goals.
•    Toledo’s Tylor Spink has seven points (2g-5a) in four games with the team.
•    Nailers are 24-1-1 when leading after two periods.
•    Walleye are 31-6-2 when scoring first.