ECHL Today – Dec. 17


 Reading Royals (12-9-2) at Indy Fuel (5-13-5)                                          7:05 p.m. ET  

·      Reading’s Pat Mullane leads the league with four shorthanded points (1g-3a).

·      Indy’s Matt S. White is tied for first among rookies with two shorthanded goals.

·      Royals are seventh with 31.87 shots per game.

·      Fuel are fourth on the power play at home at 27.3 percent (15-for-55).  


Gwinnett Gladiators (7-13-1) at Florida Everblades (17-3-1)                    7:30 p.m. ET

·      Marhsall Everson leads Gwinnett against the Everblades with four goals and six points.

·      Florida’s Cameron Burt is tied for third in plus-minus at +19.

·      Gladiators are 5-1-1 when leading after one period.

·      Everblades are third with 3.95 goals per game.  


Greenville Road Warriors (15-9-1) at Cincinnati Cyclones (9-8-4)            7:35 p.m. ET  

·      Kyle Jean leads Greenville with eight goals.

·      Cincinnati’s Shayne Taker is third among rookies in plus-minus at +11.

·      Road Warriors are fourth with 2.68 goals-against per game.

·      Cyclones have outscored their opponents 29-12 in the second period.  


Wichita Thunder (10-10-4) at Tulsa Oilers (13-9-3)                                    7 p.m. CT  

·      Ian Lowe leads Wichita against the Oilers with three goals and seven points.

·      Tulsa’s Adam Pleskach leads the league with 116 shots on goal.

·      Thunder are fifth with 32.33 shots per game.

·      Oilers are tied for the league lead with eight games decided in overtime or a shootout (5-0-3).  


Brampton Beast (7-11-1) at Quad City Mallards (10-8-5)                           7:05 p.m. CT  

·      Jason Pitton leads Brampton against the Mallards with five points (2g-3a).

·      Quad City’s Joe Perry is third among rookies with 12 goals.

·      Beast are second on the penalty kill on the road at 91.7 percent (33-for-36).

·      Mallards are fifth with 2.70 goals-against per game.  


Elmira Jackals (13-9-3) at Evansville IceMen (8-10-3)                               7:15 p.m. CT  

·      Elmira’s Sam Marotta is third among rookie goaltenders with a 2.66 goals-against average.

·      Matt Lowry leads Evansville against the Jackals with five points (0g-5a).

·      Jackals are tied for fifth with four shorthanded goals.

·      IceMen have outscored their opponents 25-14 in the third period.  


Colorado Eagles (14-8-0) at Utah Grizzlies (10-11-4)                                 7:05 p.m. MT  

·      Colorado’s Brock Nixon is on a four-game goal streak since Dec. 10 (7g).

·      Michael Pelech leads Utah against the Eagles with five goals and eight points.

·      Eagles are fourth with 26.77 shots-against per game.

·      Grizzlies are third on the penalty kill at home at 89.8 percent (44-for-49).  


Idaho Steelheads (15-8-2) at Ontario Reign (13-8-4)                                  7 p.m. PT  

·      Idaho’s Olivier Roy is tied for the league lead with 12 wins.

·      Judd Blackwater leads Ontario against the Steelheads with four points (3g-1a).

·      Steelheads are 11-5-1 when outshooting their opponent.

·      Reign lead the league with 2.32 goals-against per game.  


Bakersfield Condors (14-10-3) at Alaska Aces (10-13-0)                           7:15 p.m. AKT  

·      Bakersfield’s Chase Schaber leads the league with six power-play goals.

·      Olivier Archambault leads Alaska against the Condors with five goals and nine points.

·      Condors are sixth on the power play at 21.1 percent (27-for-128).

·      Aces lead the league with 34.39 shots per game.