ECHL Today – Dec. 31


Toledo Walleye (20-5-3) at Brampton Beast (9-16-1)                                 2 p.m. ET 

·      Toledo’s Anthony Luciani is tied for sixth in the league with 31 points (13g-18a).

·      Tyler Donati leads Brampton against the Walleye with four points (2g-2a).

·      Walleye are tied for second in the league with 12 road wins (12-2-0).

·      Beast are league’s fifth-least penalized team with 13.54 penalty minutes per game.  


Elmira Jackals (15-12-3) at Reading Royals (17-9-2)                                 5:30 p.m. ET 

·      Elmira’s Steven Shamanski leads rookie defensemen with 10 power-play points (3g-7a).

·      Cam Reid leads Reading against the Jackals with eight points (4g-4a).

·      Jackals are 10-0-1 when leading after two periods.

·      Royals are sixth in the league with 3.46 goals per game.  


Florida Everblades (21-4-1) at South Carolina Stingrays (15-10-5)         6:05 p.m. ET 

·      Florida’s Alex Aleardi is on a nine-game point streak since Dec. 5 (5g-8a).

·      Wayne Simpson leads South Carolina with 24 points (9g-15a).

·      Everblades are first on the power play on the road at 26.2 percent (16-for-61).

·      Stingrays are 7-0-1 in their last eight games.  


Indy Fuel (6-16-6) at Fort Wayne Komets (22-6-1)                                    7:30 p.m. ET 

·      Robert Czarnik leads Indy against the Komets with four goals and seven points.

·      Fort Wayne’s Shawn Szydlowski is tied for the league lead with 18 goals.

·      Fuel are third on the power play at 22.7 percent (25-for-110).

·      Komets are fourth in the league with 3.90 goals per game.  


Cincinnati Cyclones (12-11-4) at Kalamazoo Wings (10-14-2)                  8 p.m. ET 

·      Josh Shalla leads Cincinnati with 12 goals.

·      Curtis Valk leads Kalamazoo against the Cyclones with five points (2g-3a).

·      Cyclones have outscored their opponents 36-15 in the second period.

·      K-Wings are fourth on the penalty kill at home at 87.5 percent (49-for-56).  


Rapid City Rush (12-15-2) at Allen Americans (19-5-3)                            7:05 p.m. CT 

·      Dylan Clarke leads Rapid City against the Americans with two goals and five points.

·      Allen’s Jack Combs leads the league with 48 points (17g-31a).

·      Rush are seventh in the league with 2.76 goals-against per game.

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


Wichita Thunder (14-10-5) at Missouri Mavericks (13-12-3)                    7:05 p.m. CT 

·      Ian Lowe leads Wichita with 28 points (10g-18a).

·      Sebastien Thinel leads Missouri against the Thunder with three goals and four points.

·      Thunder are sixth in the league with 31.93 shots per game.

·      Mavericks are 7-0-3 in one-goal games.  


Quad City Mallards (15-10-5) at Evansville IceMen (9-15-4)                    7:15 p.m. CT 

·      Quad City’s Matt Duffy is tied for second among defensemen with four power-play goals.

·      Evansville’s Chris Driedger is third in the league with 581 saves.

·      Mallards are tied for third in the league with one shorthanded goal against.

·      IceMen are 6-1-0 when leading after one period.  


Ontario Reign (16-10-6) at Stockton Thunder (13-18-1)                           6 p.m. PT 

·      Ontario’s Joe Cannata leads the league with a 1.88 goals-against average.

·      Jack MacLellan leads Stockton with 30 points (8g-22a).

·      Reign are 13-2-2 when scoring first.

·      Thunder are sixth in the league on the power play at 20.0 percent (26-for-130).  


Utah Grizzlies (12-13-4) at Alaska Aces (12-13-1)                                      7:15 p.m. AKT 

·      Utah’s Jacob Johnston is second among defensemen with 82 shots on goal.

·      Alaska’s Olivier Archambault is third among rookies with 28 points (16g-12a).

·      Grizzlies are 8-1-4 when scoring first.

·      Aces are 11-0-1 when leading after two periods.