ECHL Today – Dec. 31

Quad City Mallards (8-18-3) at Kalamazoo Wings (13-11-3)                                3 p.m. ET

  • Quad City’s Willie Raskob is third among rookies with 18 assists.
  • Kalamazoo’s Joel Martin is third with 596 saves.
  • Mallards are league’s least-penalized team with 8.79 penalty minutes per game.
  • Wings are sixth with 35.30 shots per game.

 

Reading Royals (16-13-2) at Adirondack Thunder (16-14-2)                               5 p.m. ET

  • Reading’s Michael Huntebrinker has five points (4g-1a) in his last two games.
  • Terrence Wallin leads Adirondack against the Royals with four goals.
  • Royals are league’s second-least penalized team with 11.06 penalty minutes per game.
  • Thunder are second on the power play at 21.1 percent (28-for-133).

 

Wichita Thunder (19-10-2) at Allen Americans (18-8-5)                                       4:05 p.m. CT

  • Mark MacMillan leads Wichita with 13 goals.
  • Allen’s Joel Chouinard is tied for third in plus-minus at +20.
  • Thunder are tied for second with one shorthanded goal against.
  • Americans are second on the power play at home at 22.4 percent (17-for-76).

 

Worcester Railers (12-12-4) at Manchester Monarchs (20-10-2)                          6 p.m. ET

  • Worcester’s Patrick McNally leads defensemen with 11 goals.
  • Michael Doherty leads Manchester against the Railers with four goals.
  • Railers are sixth with 30.25 shots-against per game.
  • Monarchs are first on the penalty kill at home at 90.0 percent (45-for-50).

 

Brampton Beast (14-12-3) at Cincinnati Cyclones (18-11-1)                                 6:05 p.m. ET

  • Brandon Marino leads Brampton against the Cyclones with four points (0g-4a).
  • Cincinnati’s Justin Danforth leads rookies, and is second overall, with 17 goals.
  • Beast are 10-0-0 when leading after two periods.
  • Cyclones are fifth on the power play at home at 20.8 percent (11-for-53).

 

Indy Fuel (11-15-3) at Wheeling Nailers (16-13-2)                                                 6:05 p.m. ET

  • Tommy Olczyk leads Indy against the Nailers with two goals.
  • Wheeling’s Cam Brown is tied for the league lead with 12 power-play assists.
  • Fuel are 8-2-0 when leading after one period.
  • Nailers are tied for fifth with 3.55 goals per game.

 

Toledo Walleye (20-8-3) at Fort Wayne Komets (19-8-2)                                      7:30 p.m. ET

  • Toledo’s Mike Borkowskiis on a three-game goal streak (5g).
  • Shawn Szydlowski leads Fort Wayne against the Walleye with eight points (4g-4a).
  • Walleye are second on the penalty kill on the road at 92.6 percent (50-for-54).
  • Komets are tied for third with seven shorthanded goals.

 

Tulsa Oilers (13-12-6) at Kansas City Mavericks (17-16-1)                                   7:05 p.m. CT

  • Joey Sides leads Tulsa against the Mavericks with five points (2g-3a).
  • Mike McMurtry leads Kansas City with 15 goals and 32 points.
  • Oilers are tied for the league lead with eight shorthanded goals.
  • Mavericks are 9-2-1 in one-goal games.