ECHL Today – April 4

Worcester Railers (35-26-8) at Reading Royals (37-24-8)                                      7 p.m. ET

  • Barry Almeida leads Worcester against the Royals with five goals and 10 points.
  • Reading’s Matt Willows is second with 290 shots on goal.
  • Railers are seventh with 30.25 shots-against per game.
  • Royals have scored first a league-leading 44 times (30-9-5).

 

Rapid City Rush (22-41-6) at Quad City Mallards (23-41-5)                                6:35 p.m. CT

  • Andrew Radjenovic leads Rapid City against the Mallards with three goals and six points.
  • Quad City’s Willie Raskob is third among rookie defensemen with 36 points (2g-34a).
  • Rush are 12-5-3 when leading after two periods.
  • Mallards are league’s second-least penalized team with 9.65 penalty minutes per game.

 

Idaho Steelheads (42-20-7) at Tulsa Oilers (31-27-11)                                            7:05 p.m. CT

  • Idaho’s Justin Parizek is fourth among rookies with 26 goals.
  • Charlie Sampair leads Tulsa against the Steelheads with three goals.
  • Steelheads tied for fourth with four shorthanded goals against
  • Oilers are second are on the penalty kill at home at 88.2 percent (112-for-127).

 

Utah Grizzlies (26-28-15) at Colorado Eagles (45-18-6)                                         7:05 p.m. MT

  • Utah’s Taylor Richart leads defensemen with 17 goals.
  • Joey Ratelle leads Colorado against the Grizzlies with six goals.
  • Grizzlies are sixth on the penalty kill on the road at 85.1 percent (137-for-161).
  • Eagles are 23-5-3 when outshooting their opponent.

 

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

 

Colorado can clinch the Mountain Division title on Wednesday if:

Colorado wins OR Idaho loses OR Colorado loses in overtime/shootout AND Idaho wins in a shootout