ECHL Today – Dec. 26



Gwinnett Gladiators (8-15-1) at Greenville Road Warriors (18-9-1)                       7 p.m. ET 

·      Garry Nunn leads Gwinnett against the Road Warriors with four points (0g-4a).

·      Greenville’s Jeff Malcolm is second with a 2.13 goals-against average.

·      Gladiators are 7-2-1 when leading after two periods.

·      Road Warriors have a league best five wins when trailing after two periods (5-8-0).  


Reading Royals (15-9-2) at Elmira Jackals (15-10-3)                                             7:05 p.m. ET 

·      Pat Mullane leads Reading against the Jackals with three goals.

·      Elmira’s Steven Shamanski is tied for fourth among defensemen with six goals.

·      Royals are fifth with 32.12 shots per game.

·      Jackals are 10-1-2 when leading after one period.  


Cincinnati Cyclones (10-10-4) at Indy Fuel (5-16-5)                                               7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Cincinnati’s Shayne Taker is tied for fourth among rookies in plus-minus at +10.

·      Garett Bembridge leads Indy against the Cyclones with three goals.

·      Cyclones are fourth with 26.79 shots-against per game.

·      Fuel are league’s third-least penalized team with 11.92 penalty minutes per game.  


Tulsa Oilers (13-13-3) at Allen Americans (18-4-2)                                                7:05 p.m. CT 

·      T.J. Caig leads Tulsa against the Americans with 13 points (4g-9a).

·      Allen’s Chad Costello is on a nine-game point streak since Dec. 2 (10g-11a).

·      Oilers are tied for seventh with 3.38 goals per game.

·      Americans have outscored their opponents 46-24 in the second period.  


Fort Wayne Komets (21-4-1) at Evansville IceMen (8-13-4)                                   7:15 p.m. CT 

·      Fort Wayne’s James Martin leads defensemen with 11 power-play points (1g-10a).

·      Patrick Kennedy leads Evansville against the Komets with two goals.

·      Komets are a league best 13-2-0 on the road.

·      IceMen are fifth on the power play at home at 20.5 percent (8-for-39).  


Utah Grizzlies (11-11-4) at Colorado Eagles (16-10-0)                                           7:05 p.m. MT 

·      Michael Pelech leads Utah against the Eagles with six goals and 10 points.

·      Colorado’s Brock Nixon is on an eight-game point streak (10g-4a).

·      Grizzlies are seventh on the power play at 19.6 percent (21-for-107).

·      Eagles are 13-0-0 when leading after two periods. 


Missouri Mavericks (12-12-1) at Rapid City Rush (10-14-2)                                    7:05 p.m. MT 

·      Missouri’s Martin Lee is tied for second among defensemen with four power-play goals.

·      J.M. Rizk leads Rapid City against the Mavericks with six points (1g-5a).

·      Mavericks are 7-0-1 in one-goal games.

·      Rush are fifth with 2.65 goals-against per game.  


Ontario Reign (14-10-5) at Idaho Steelheads (17-10-2)                                         7:10 p.m. MT 

·      Rocco Carzo leads Ontario against the Steelheads with four goals.

·      Idaho’s Olivier Roy is tied for the league lead with 14 wins.

·      Reign are second with 2.55 goals-against per game.

·      Steelheads are 14-2-1 when scoring first.  


Stockton Thunder (12-16-1) at Bakersfield Condors (15-12-3)                               7 p.m. PT 

·      Tyler Maxwell leads Stockton against the Condors with five goals.

·      Bakersfield’s Connor Jones is tied for first among rookies with five power-play goals.

·      Thunder are 8-0-0 when leading after two periods.

·      Condors are fifth on the power play at home at 25.4 percent (15-for-59).