ECHL Today – Dec. 17



Elmira Jackals (6-13-4) at Manchester Monarchs (16-7-2)                                   6 p.m. ET

  • Sebastien Sylvestre leads Elmira with 13 points (5g-8a).
  • Manchester’s Sam Brittain is tied for second with 12 wins.
  • Jackals are league’s least-penalized team with 10.59 penalty minutes per game.
  • Monarchs are third with 4.00 goals per game.

Orlando Solar Bears (16-7-2) at Kalamazoo Wings (9-15-2)                                 7 p.m. ET

  • Orlando’s Eric Faille is fourth with 102 shots on goal.
  • Kalamazoo’s Dajon Mingo is tied for second with nine power-play assists.
  • Solar Bears lead the league with 36.88 shots per game.
  • K-Wings are 7-2-1 when scoring first.


Brampton Beast (13-8-3) at Adirondack Thunder (14-5-5)                                  7 p.m. ET

  • Brampton’s David Vallorani is tied for fifth with 31 points (15g-16a).
  • Adirondack’s Alex Wall is third among rookie defensemen with 17 points (2g-15a).
  • Beast are 9-3-0 against North Division opponents.
  • Thunder are fifth on the power play at 22.0 percent (20-for-91).


Atlanta Gladiators (10-13-4) at Florida Everblades (16-4-3)                                 7 p.m. ET

  • Eric Neiley leads Atlanta against the Everblades with three goals.
  • Brendan O’Donnell leads Florida with 13 goals.
  • Gladiators have outscored their opponents 34-24 in the first period.
  • Everblades are second on the penalty kill at home at 91.1 percent (41-for-45).


South Carolina Stingrays (12-9-2) at Norfolk Admirals (4-17-4)                          7:15 p.m. ET

  • Kelly Zajac leads South Carolina against Norfolk with seven points (2g-5a).
  • Norfolk’s Gabriel Verpaelst is fifth among defensemen with 65 shots on goal.
  • Stingrays are 6-2-2 in one-goal games.
  • Admirals are 2-2-3 when scoring first.


Wheeling Nailers (12-9-2) at Fort Wayne Komets (13-7-3)                                   7:30 p.m. ET

  • Wheeling’s Kevin Schulze leads rookie defensemen with 22 points (4g-18a).
  • Fort Wayne’s Mike Cazzola is tied for second among rookies with three game-winning goals.
  • Nailers are 6-2-2 in one-goal games.
  • Komets are 10-3-0 when outshooting their opponent.


Quad City Mallards (13-8-2) at Indy Fuel (8-14-2)                                                7:35 p.m. ET

  • Quad City’s C.J. Motte is second with a 2.09 goals-against average.
  • Alex Wideman leads Indy with 11 goals and 21 points.
  • Mallards are 8-2-0 when scoring first.
  • Fuel are tied for second on the power play at home at 27.3 percent (6-for-22).


Colorado Eagles (16-6-4) at Tulsa Oilers (16-9-2)                                                  7:05 p.m. CT

  • Colorado’s Matt Register leads defensemen with four game-winning goals.
  • Phil Brewer leads Tulsa with 17 points (7g-10a).
  • Eagles are 8-2-3 when outshot by their opponent.
  • Oilers are third with 34.69 shots per game.


Alaska Aces (14-5-5) at Missouri Mavericks (10-11-4)                                           7:05 p.m. CT

  • Alaska’s Stephen Perfetto is on an eight-game point streak (6g-10a).
  • Missouri’s Sam Povorozniouk is tied for third among rookies with 10 goals.
  • Aces have outscored their opponents 25-14 in the first period.
  • Mavericks are second on the penalty kill at 89.7 percent (78-for-87).


Toledo Walleye (20-4-0) at Utah Grizzlies (9-15-2)                                                7 p.m. MT

  • Toledo’s Tylor Spink is tied for third among rookies with 10 goals.
  • Utah’s Mathieu Aubin is on a four-game goal streak (4g).
  • Walleye are 7-0-0 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.
  • Grizzlies are 7-0-1 when leading after two periods.


Rapid City Rush (8-12-5) at Idaho Steelheads (14-9-3)                                         7:10 p.m. MT

  • Brenden Walker leads Rapid City against the Steelheads with seven points (2g-5a).
  • Idaho’s Will Merchant leads rookies, and is tied for second overall, with five power-play goals.
  • Rush are first on the power play on the road at 27.1 percent (13-for-48).
  • Steelheads are second with 39 goals in the third period.