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.