ECHL Today – April 6

South Carolina Stingrays (46-16-8) at Greenville Swamp Rabbits (23-39-8)                  7 p.m. ET

  • South Carolina’s Parker Milner leads the league with a 1.89 goals-against average.
  • Caleb Herbert leads Greenville against the Stingrays with six goals.
  • Stingrays are second with 27.13 shots-against per game.
  • Swamp Rabbits are 14-4-2 when leading after two periods.

 

Manchester Monarchs (40-23-6) at Adirondack Thunder (39-24-7)                                7 p.m. ET

  • Matt Schmalz leads Manchester against the Thunder with eight goals and 13 points.
  • Adirondack’s Desmond Bergin is tied for seventh among defensemen with 43 points (15g-28a).
  • Monarchs are first on the power play on the road at 22.5 percent (36-for-160).
  • Thunder are 26-5-5 when scoring first.

 

Reading Royals (37-24-9) at Norfolk Admirals (26-37-7)                                                  7 p.m. ET

  • Chris McCarthy leads Reading against the Admirals with five points (2g-3a).
  • Norfolk’s TJ Melancon is second among rookie defensemen with 43 points (15g-28a).
  • Royals are second on the penalty kill on the road at 86.7 percent (98-for-113).
  • Admirals are 14-3-3 when leading after two periods.

 

Wheeling Nailers (34-27-9) at Brampton Beast (26-33-10)                                                7:15 p.m. ET

  • Wheeling’s Reid Gardiner is tied for second with eight game-winning goals.
  • Luc-Olivier Blain leads Brampton against the Nailers with six points (2g-4a).
  • Nailers are third on the power play on the road at 20.4 percent (29-for-142).
  • Beast are sixth with 34.46 shots per game.

 

Fort Wayne Komets (44-19-6) at Toledo Walleye (49-16-5)                                              7:15 p.m. ET

  • Fort Wayne’s Michael Houser is fourth with 2,432 minutes played.
  • Tyler Barnes leads Toledo against the Komets with eight points (1g-7a).
  • Komets have outscored their opponents 114-63 in the third period.
  • Walleye are third on the power play at home at 22.4 percent (30-for-134).

 

Florida Everblades (51-13-6) at Jacksonville Icemen (26-37-7)                                         7:30 p.m. ET

  • Florida’s Martin Ouellette is second with 32 wins.
  • Jimmy Lodge leads Jacksonville with 49 points (17g-32a).
  • Everblades lead the league with 14 shorthanded goals.
  • Icemen are fourth with 28.80 shots-against per game.

 

Orlando Solar Bears (33-28-9) at Atlanta Gladiators (31-34-5)                                        7:35 p.m. ET

  • Joshua Winquist leads Orlando against the Gladiators with five goals and eight points.
  • Atlanta’s Eric Shand leads rookie defensemen with an 11.9 percent shooting percentage (5-for-42).
  • Solar Bears are 21-4-3 when scoring first.
  • Gladiators are 20-3-3 when leading after two periods.

 

Cincinnati Cyclones (38-28-3) at Indy Fuel (35-29-5)                                                        7:35 p.m. ET

  • Justin Vaive leads Cincinnati against the Fuel with six goals.
  • Indy’s Robin Press is tied for second among defensemen with seven power-play goals.
  • Cyclones are 10-0-3 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.
  • Fuel lead the league on the power play at 23.3 percent (61-for-262).

 

Idaho Steelheads (43-20-7) at Allen Americans (34-28-8)                                                  7:05 p.m. CT

  • Idaho’s Max French is on a six-game goal streak (8g).
  • Bryan Moore leads Allen against the Steelheads with three goals.
  • Steelheads are third with 28.57 shots-against per game.
  • Americans are 13-5-2 when outshooting their opponent.

 

Kalamazoo Wings (39-24-6) at Quad City Mallards (23-42-5)                                          7:05 p.m. CT

  • J.T. Stenglein leads Kalamazoo against the Mallards with four goals and nine points.
  • Quad City’s Willie Raskob leads rookie defensemen with 34 assists.
  • Wings are fifth with 3.55 goals per game.
  • Mallards are 13-2-1 when leading after two periods.

 

Rapid City Rush (23-41-6) at Tulsa Oilers (31-28-11)                                                        7:05 p.m. CT

  • Peter Sivak leads Rapid City against the Oilers with two goals.
  • Tulsa’s Adam Pleskach leads the league with 306 shots on goal.
  • Rush are 12-5-3 when leading after two periods.
  • Oilers are tied for the league lead with three shorthanded goals against.

 

Wichita Thunder (34-28-8) at Colorado Eagles (46-18-6)                                                 7:05 p.m. MT

  • Ralph Cuddemi leads Wichita against the Eagles with four goals.
  • Colorado’s Jake Marto is tied for second among defensemen with 19 power-play assists.
  • Thunder are 18-3-2 when leading after one period.
  • Eagles have had a league-leading 22 games decided in overtime or a shootout.

 

Kansas City Mavericks (34-31-5) at Utah Grizzlies (26-29-15)                                         7:05 p.m. MT

  • Kansas City’s Jared VanWormer leads the league with 14 power-play goals.
  • Ryan Walters leads Utah with 28 goals and 61 points.
  • Mavericks are 7-0-5 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.
  • Grizzlies are 17-1-2 when leading after two periods.

 

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

 

Worcester can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Friday if: 

Wheeling loses in regulation

 

Cincinnati can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Friday if: 

Cincinnati wins OR Kalamazoo loses in regulation OR Cincinnati loses in overtime/shootout AND Kalamazoo loses

 

Wichita can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Friday if: 

Wichita wins OR Tulsa loses

 

Allen can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Friday if: 

Allen wins OR Tulsa loses in regulation OR Allen loses in overtime/shootout AND Tulsa loses

 

Manchester can clinch the North Division title on Friday if: 

Manchester wins