ECHL Today – Dec. 27


Reading Royals (14-11-3) at Brampton Beast (8-15-3)                                     3 p.m. ET
•    Reading’s Adam Morrison has three shutouts in his last five games.
•    Brampton’s Brandon Marino is third with 21 assists.
•    Royals have outscored their opponents 35-16 in the third period.
•    Beast are tied for seventh with four shorthanded goals.

Adirondack Thunder (17-5-2) at Manchester Monarchs (18-11-1)                     3 p.m. ET
•    Mitchell Heard leads Adirondack against the Monarchs with six points (2g-4a).
•    Manchester’s Matt Leitner is tied for first among rookies with 29 points (7g-22a).
•    Thunder are third with 3.33 goals per game.
•    Monarchs have a league best five wins when trailing after two periods (5-9-0).

Atlanta Gladiators (16-10-2) at Greenville Swamp Rabbits (14-12-3)               3:05 p.m. ET
•    Atlanta’s Max Everson is fourth among defensemen with seven goals.
•    Greenville’s Jack Combs is tied for the league lead with 15 goals.
•    Gladiators are 10-2-2 in one-goal games.
•    Swamp Rabbits are fifth with 3.21 goals per game.

Quad City Mallards (15-11-3) at Indy Fuel (12-15-2)                                         3:05 p.m. ET
•    Quad City’s Matt Neal is seventh among rookies with 22 points (10g-12a).
•    Peter Schneider leads Indy against the Mallards with four goals.
•    Mallards are fourth on the penalty kill at 86.5 percent (96-for-111).
•    Fuel are 8-1-1 when leading after two periods.

Norfolk Admirals (10-19-1) at South Carolina Stingrays (16-10-3)                   3:05 p.m. ET
•    Norfolk’s Charles-Olivier Roussel is tied for second among defensemen with 17 assists.
•    Stephan Vigier leads South Carolina against the Admirals with three goals and five points.
•    Admirals are fifth on the penalty kill on the road at 86.4 percent (70-for-81).
•    Stingrays lead the league with 25.00 shots-against per game.

Kalamazoo Wings (10-16-3) at Wheeling Nailers (14-11-3)                             4:05 p.m. ET
•    Adam Phillips leads Kalamazoo against the Nailers with two goals and three points.
•    Wheeling’s John McCarron leads rookies with 99 shots on goal.
•    K-Wings are 5-1-3 in one-goal games.
•    Nailers are third with 33.61 shots per game.

Florida Everblades (21-9-0) at Orlando Solar Bears (10-11-5)                         6 p.m. ET

•    Florida’s Matt Willows is tied for first among rookies with 29 points (10g-19a).
•    Orlando’s Eric Baier is tied for third among defensemen with 20 points.
•    Everblades are 11-4-0 against South Division opponents.
•    Solar Bears are second with seven shorthanded goals.

Allen Americans (16-12-1) at Wichita Thunder (7-18-3)                                   5:05 p.m. CT
•    Allen’s Chad Costello leads the league with 38 points (11g-27a).
•    Andrew Huff leads Wichita with seven goals and 14 points.
•    Americans are 14-2-0 when scoring first.
•    Thunder are fifth on the penalty kill at home at 87.8 percent (43-for-49).

Colorado Eagles (13-14-2) at Rapid City Rush (13-10-3)                                   4:05 p.m. MT

•    Colorado’s Trent Daavettila is second with 32 points (13g-19a).
•    Winston Day Chief leads Rapid City against the Eagles with four goals and six points.
•    Eagles are second with 25.72 shots-against per game.
•    Rush are third on the penalty kill at home at 88.9 percent (48-for-54).