ECHL Today – Dec. 10

Bakersfield Condors (11-7-2) at Johnstown Chiefs (10-9-2) 3:00 p.m. ET
* Condors are 2-0-0 against Chiefs including a 2-1 shootout win on Nov. 30, 2005 at Bakersfield.
* Chiefs’ last four games have been decided by one goal including two shootout wins and an overtime loss.
* Condors’ Jamie Hodson has won his last three starts and is 5-0-1 with goals against of 2.30 in last six starts.
* Johnstown defenseman Doug Andress has eight points (2g-6a) in his last seven games.

Florida Everblades (14-7-0) at Gwinnett Gladiators (13-6-4) 4:05 p.m. ET
* First meeting since Gladiators eliminated Florida in South Division Finals of the 2006 Kelly Cup Playoffs.
* Vince Bellissimo has five assists in his last two games and is tied for the Florida lead with 13 assists.
* Gwinnett is 14-5-4 in regular season against Florida, including 3-1-1 at home and 6-3-2 overall in 2005-06.
* Gladiator rookie Colton Fretter has two goals in last two games and is tied for league lead with 16 goals.

Trenton Titans (11-6-1) at Reading Royals (9-9-4) 4:35 p.m. ET
* Titans have won last three games, including pair of 5-4 shootout wins at Reading on Oct. 21 and Nov. 5.
* Royals rookie Joe Zappala has a goal and two assists in his last two games.
* Trenton’s Joel Martin is 3-1-0 with a save percentage of .911 in four starts against Reading.
* Rookie Jeff Pietrasiak is 2-0-0 with goals-against average of 1.97 in his first two starts for the Royals.

Toledo Storm (11-7-1) at Wheeling Nailers (9-11-1) 6:00 p.m. ET
* Wheeling’s Andy Franck is 4-1-1 in his last six starts, including a 23-save 4-0 win against Toledo on Friday.
* Storm’s Matt Zultek had season-high three points (1g-2a) in 4-3 win against Wheeling on Saturday.
* Nailers’ Sean Collins has four-game point streak (3g-7a) and is second in ECHL with 36 points (10g-26a).
* Toledo rookie Jamie Tardif had first multi-goal and fourth multi-point game (2g-0a) on Saturday.

Premier ‘AA’ Hockey League Fast Facts
* Affiliations with 25 of the 30 teams in the National Hockey League marking 10th consecutive season that the league has had affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL.
* 309 former ECHL players have played in NHL.
* 163 have made NHL debut in the last five seasons, including goaltenders Barry Brust, Joey MacDonald, Mike Smith and Mike Wall, center Drew Larman and right wing Jesse Schultz this season, and a record 47 in 2005-06.
* ECHL has been represented on last six Stanley Cup champions.
* Two NHL head coaches (Peter Laviolette & Jim Playfair) and 9 assistant coaches have ECHL experience.
* Affiliations with 24 of the 27 teams in the American Hockey League.
* ECHL has been represented on last 17 Calder Cup champions.
* For each of the past four seasons, ECHL has had more players called up to AHL than all other professional leagues combined. From 2002-06 the ECHL had 1,646 call ups, involving almost 1,000 players, including 416 call ups involving 263 players last season.
* Idaho Steelheads and City of Boise will host the 15th Annual ECHL All-Star Game presented by Rbk Hockey on Jan. 17 and the 10th Annual ECHL All-Star Skills Competition presented by Rbk Hockey on Jan. 16 at Qwest Arena.
* ECHL and its member teams contributed more than $2.3 million for charity and relief funds in 2005-06.