ECHL Today – Dec. 29



Check out last night’s highlights from around the league on ECHL REWIND


Wheeling Nailers (12-14-0) at Gwinnett Gladiators (9-16-1)                      7:05 p.m. ET 

·     Wheeling’s Zach Yuen is tied for fifth among defensemen with a 14.3 percent shooting percentage (3-for-21).

·     Casey Pierro-Zabotel leads Gwinnett with nine goals and 27 points.

·     Nailers lead the league with seven shorthanded goals.

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


Quad City Mallards (14-10-5) at Fort Wayne Komets (22-5-1)                  7:30 p.m. ET 

·     Quad City’s Joe Perry is tied for second among rookies with 28 points (14g-14a).

·     Fort Wayne’s Shawn Szydlowski is fourth with 32 points (16g-16a).

·     Mallards are fifth with 2.72 goals-against per game.

·     Komets have outscored their opponents 42-22 in the second period.  


Evansville IceMen (9-14-4) at Cincinnati Cyclones (11-11-4)                    7:35 p.m. ET 

·     Evansville’s Chris Driedger is fifth with 558 saves.

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

·     IceMen are fifth on the power play on the road at 20.9 percent (9-for-43).

·     Cyclones are sixth with 26.12 shots-against per game.  


Colorado Eagles (18-10-0) at Utah Grizzlies (11-13-4)                                7 p.m. MT 

·     Colorado’s Collin Bowman leads defensemen with eight goals.

·     Michael Pelech leads Utah against the Eagles with seven goals and 12 points.

·     Eagles are tied for second in the league with six shorthanded goals.

·     Grizzlies are 6-0-1 when leading after two periods.