ECHL Today – April 7

Worcester Railers (36-26-8) at Manchester Monarchs (40-24-6)                          6 p.m. ET

  • Worcester’s Mitch Gillam is third with a 2.15 goals-against average.
  • Michael Doherty leads Manchester against the Railers with 10 points (6g-4a).
  • Railers are fourth on the penalty kill on the road at 85.3 percent (93-for-109).
  • Monarchs are 23-11-4 when outshooting their opponent.

 

Jacksonville Icemen (26-38-7) at Florida Everblades (52-13-6)                             7 p.m. ET

  • Jacksonville’s Austin Lotz is tied for fourth among rookie goaltenders with 19 wins.
  • Florida’s John McCarron leads the league with five shorthanded goals.
  • Icemen are 17-4-2 when leading after two periods.
  • Everblades are 16-2-6 in one-goal games.

 

Norfolk Admirals (26-38-7) at Reading Royals (38-24-9)                                      7 p.m. ET

  • Norfolk’s Ty Reichenbach leads the league with 1,463 saves.
  • Matt Willows leads Reading against the Admirals with four goals.
  • Admirals are tied for third with six shorthanded goals on the road.
  • Royals are league’s least-penalized team with 9.21 penalty minutes per game.

 

Brampton Beast (27-33-10) at Kalamazoo Wings (34-29-7)                                  7 p.m. ET

  • Brampton’s Reggie Traccitto leads defensemen with three shorthanded goals.
  • Lane Scheidl leads Kalamazoo against the Beast with 10 points (6g-4a).
  • Beast are third on the penalty kill at 86.4 percent (285-for-330).
  • Wings are fifth with 3.56 goals per game.

 

Greenville Swamp Rabbits (23-40-8) at Atlanta Gladiators (32-34-5)                  7:05 p.m. ET

  • Greenville’s Ty Rimmer is fourth with 1,260 saves.
  • Atlanta’s Sean Bonar is tied for fifth with three shutouts.
  • Swamp Rabbits are fifth on the power play on the road at 19.1 percent (27-for-141).
  • Gladiators are 16-7-1 when outshooting their opponent.

 

Orlando Solar Bears (33-29-9) at South Carolina Stingrays (47-16-8)                 7:05 p.m. ET

  • Max Novak leads Orlando against the Stingrays with four goals.
  • South Carolina’s Jake Kamrass has 13 points (5g-8a) in his first 11 pro games.
  • Solar Bears are 14-2-3 when leading after one period.
  • Stingrays are fourth on the power play at home at 21.0 percent (30-for-143).

 

Wheeling Nailers (34-28-9) at Fort Wayne Komets (45-19-6)                               7:30 p.m. ET

  • Wheeling’s Cam Brown is tied for first among rookies with 19 power-play points (3g-16a).
  • Gabriel Desjardins leads Fort Wayne against the Nailers with eight points (3g-5a).
  • Nailers are fifth with 35.49 shots per game.
  • Komets lead the league with 4.01 goals per game.

 

Toledo Walleye (49-17-5) at Indy Fuel (35-30-5)                                                    7:35 p.m. ET

  • Toledo’s Shane Berschbach is on a six-game point streak (4g-3a).
  • Ryan Rupert leads Indy against the Walleye with four goals.
  • Walleye are 36-3-3 when scoring first.
  • Fuel are tied for second with 13 shorthanded goals.

 

Idaho Steelheads (43-20-8) at Allen Americans (35-28-8)                                      7:05 p.m. CT

  • Justin Parizek leads Idaho against the Americans with six goals.
  • Allen’s Joel Chouinard leads defensemen with eight power-play goals.
  • Steelheads are third with 28.52 shots-against per game.
  • Americans are 26-5-1 when scoring first.

 

Cincinnati Cyclones (39-28-3) at Quad City Mallards (24-42-5)                           7:05 p.m. CT

  • Cincinnati’s Daniel Muzito-Bagenda has at least one point in five of his last six games (5g-2a).
  • Willie Raskob leads Quad City against the Cyclones with six points (1g-5a).
  • Cyclones are 18-11-3 in one-goal games.
  • Mallards are league’s second-least penalized team with 9.70 penalty minutes per game.

 

Rapid City Rush (24-41-6) at Tulsa Oilers (31-28-12)                                            7:05 p.m. CT

  • Rapid City’s Daniel Leavens is tied for eighth among rookies with 31 assists.
  • Charlie Sampair leads Tulsa against the Rush with five goals and seven points.
  • Rush are 13-5-3 when leading after two periods.
  • Oilers lead the league with 37.58 shots per game.

 

Wichita Thunder (34-29-8) at Colorado Eagles (47-18-6)                                     7:05 p.m. MT

  • Wichita’s Ralph Cuddemi is third with 290 shots on goal.
  • Brady Shaw leads Colorado against the Thunder with three goals.
  • Thunder are 23-3-1 when leading after two periods.
  • Eagles are tied for fourth with four shorthanded goals against.

 

Kansas City Mavericks (34-31-6) at Utah Grizzlies (27-29-15)                             7:05 p.m. MT

  • Kansas City’s Bryce Aneloski is tied for second among defensemen with 19 power-play assists.
  • Utah’s Taylor Richart leads defensemen with 17 goals.
  • Mavericks are 19-2-2 when leading after two periods.
  • Grizzlies are sixth with 29.90 shots-against per game.

 

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

 

Kalamazoo can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Saturday if: 

Kalamazoo wins in regulation/overtime AND Indy loses in regulation