ECHL Today – Dec. 23



Adirondack Thunder (15-6-5) at Reading Royals (14-11-2)                                 7 p.m. ET

  • Adirondack’s Patch Alber is third among defensemen with eight power-play assists.
  • Chris McCarthy leads Reading with 24 points (11g-13a).
  • Thunder are tied for second on the power play on the road at 23.4 percent (11-for-47).
  • Royals are tied for fourth with two shorthanded goals against.


Manchester Monarchs (18-8-2) at Elmira Jackals (6-14-5)                                   7:05 p.m. ET

  • Manchester’s Quentin Shore is fourth among rookies with 24 points (9g-15a).
  • Kenton Miller leads Elmira with six goals.
  • Monarchs are fourth with 28.39 shots-against per game.
  • Jackals are third on the power play at home at 25.8 percent (8-for-31).


Norfolk Admirals (5-18-4) at South Carolina Stingrays (13-10-2)                        7:05 p.m. ET

  • Mikael Tam leads Norfolk against the Stingrays with four goals and six points.
  • South Carolina’s Steven McParland is tied for sixth among rookies with 20 points (6g-14a).
  • Admirals are tied for fourth with two shorthanded goals against.
  • Stingrays are second with 2.76 goals-against per game.


Kalamazoo Wings (10-15-3) at Toledo Walleye (21-4-0)                                        7:15 p.m. ET

  • Lane Scheidl leads Kalamazoo against the Walleye with two goals.
  • Toledo’s Shane Berschbach is second with 13 power-play points (2g-11a).
  • K-Wings are 7-2-2 when scoring first.
  • Walleye are 13-1-0 in their last 14 games.


Greenville Swamp Rabbits (15-10-2) at Atlanta Gladiators (11-13-4)                  7:35 p.m. ET

  • Matt Prapavessis leads Greenville against the Gladiators with four points (0g-4a).
  • Atlanta’s Eric Neiley is third with 18 goals.
  • Swamp Rabbits lead the league with six wins when trailing after one period (6-5-2).
  • Gladiators are tied for the league lead with six games decided in overtime.


Brampton Beast (16-8-3) at Fort Wayne Komets (16-7-3)                         8 p.m. ET

  • Brampton’s David Vallorani is on a nine-game point streak (6g-9a).
  • Fort Wayne’s Mike Cazzola is on a four-game goal streak (6g).
  • Beast are 13-1-2 when scoring first.
  • Komets are first on the penalty kill at home at 95.0 percent (57-for-60).


Idaho Steelheads (15-10-3) at Allen Americans (17-13-1)                                      7:05 p.m. CT

  • Travis Ewanyk leads Idaho against the Americans with three points (1g-2a).
  • Allen’s Bryan Moore is on a four-game goal streak (4g).
  • Steelheads are second on the power play at 23.1 percent (25-for-108).
  • Americans are tied for fifth with 2.84 goals-against per game.


Tulsa Oilers (17-11-2) at Quad City Mallards (15-9-2)                                          7:05 p.m. CT

  • Tulsa’s Jamie Phillips leads the league with 16 wins.
  • Quad City’s Alex Petan is tied for sixth among rookies with 20 points (10g-10a).
  • Oilers are fifth with 33.53 shots per game.
  • Mallards are 8-2-1 when outshooting their opponent.


Missouri Mavericks (10-12-5) at Wichita Thunder (11-10-1)                                7:05 p.m. CT

  • Missouri’s Dane Fox is third with 120 shots on goal.
  • Vincent Arseneau leads Wichita against the Mavericks with three goals and four points.
  • Mavericks are second on the penalty kill on the road at 90.9 percent (60-for-66).
  • Thunder are 6-1-1 when leading after two periods.


Utah Grizzlies (9-16-3) at Colorado Eagles (18-6-4)                                               7:05 p.m. MT

  • Ralph Cuddemi leads Utah against the Eagles with four points (2g-2a).
  • Colorado’s Clarke Saunders is tied for third with a 2.23 goals-against average.
  • Grizzlies are 7-0-1 when leading after two periods.
  • Eagles have outscored their opponents 31-17 during their current eight-game winning streak.


Alaska Aces (15-6-5) at Rapid City Rush (9-13-5)                                                 7:05 p.m. MT

  • Alaska’s Kevin Carr is fifth with 473 saves.
  • Ryan Walters leads Rapid City against the Aces with four goals and eight points.
  • Aces are 10-0-4 when scoring first.
  • Rush are tied as the league’s second-least penalized team with 10.93 penalty minutes per game.