ECHL Today – Dec. 9

Reading Royals (13-7-2) at Manchester Monarchs (13-7-2)                                  6 p.m. ET

  • Reading’s Mark Naclerio has 11 points (4g-7a) in his last 10 games.
  • Manchester’s Colton Saucerman is tied for fourth among defensemen with 10 power-play points (2g-8a).
  • Royals are fourth on the penalty kill on the road at 90.2 percent (37-for-41).
  • Monarchs have outscored their opponents 22-9 during their five-game winning streak.

 

Norfolk Admirals (7-14-1) at Adirondack Thunder (11-9-2)                                7 p.m. ET

  • Norfolk’s Brodie Dupont is tied for the league lead with two shorthanded assists.
  • Adirondack’s Nick Riopel is eighth with 826 minutes played.
  • Admirals are second on the power play on the road at 26.7 percent (12-for-45).
  • Thunder are third with five shorthanded goals.

 

Jacksonville Icemen (4-13-3) at Florida Everblades (17-2-3)                                 7 p.m. ET

  • Jacksonville’s Alexandre Goulet is fourth among rookies with a 25.8 percent shooting percentage (8-for-31).
  • Florida’s Joe Cox leads the league with six game-winning goals.
  • Icemen are fifth on the penalty kill on the road at 89.1 percent (41-for-46).
  • Everblades are 11-0-2 when scoring first.

 

Orlando Solar Bears (10-10-3) at Kalamazoo Wings (8-8-2)                                 7 p.m. ET

  • Orlando’s J.C. Campagna is tied for second among rookies with 14 assists.
  • Justin Taylor leads Kalamazoo with 18 points (7g-11a).
  • Solar Bears are sixth with 30.22 shots-against per game.
  • Wings are 4-1-1 when leading after two periods.

 

Atlanta Gladiators (12-9-2) at South Carolina Stingrays (12-4-4)                        7:05 p.m. ET

  • Atlanta’s Brady Vail is on a three-game goal streak (4g).
  • Patrick Gaul leads South Carolina against the Gladiators with two goals.
  • Gladiators are 7-1-0 in their last eight road games.
  • Stingrays are one of just two teams in the league (Wichita) to have not allowed a shorthanded goal.

 

Wheeling Nailers (12-9-2) at Toledo Walleye (14-6-3)                                            7:15 p.m. ET

  • Reid Gardiner leads Wheeling against the Walleye with four points (2g-2a).
  • Christian Hilbrich leads Toledo with 10 goals.
  • Nailers are fourth with 36.04 shots per game.
  • Walleye are 10-1-2 when scoring first.

 

Quad City Mallards (8-11-1) at Fort Wayne Komets (11-6-2)                              7:30 p.m. ET

  • Quad City’s Willie Raskob leads rookie defensemen with 14 assists.
  • Fort Wayne’s Shawn Szydlowski is on a seven-game point streak (5g-7a).
  • Mallards are 4-0-1 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.
  • Komets are tied for fourth with 3.74 goals per game.

 

Tulsa Oilers (8-8-6) at Cincinnati Cyclones (12-8-1)                                              7:35 p.m. ET

  • Tulsa’s Charlie Sampair has five points (4g-1a) in his last four games.
  • Cincinnati’s Justin Danforth is tied for first among rookies with 24 points (12g-12a).
  • Oilers lead the league with 37.27 shots per game.
  • Cyclones are 10-4-1 when outshot by their opponent.

 

Wichita Thunder (16-2-2) at Indy Fuel (6-10-3)                                                     7:35 p.m. ET

  • Wichita’s Joel Rumpel is tied for third with nine wins.
  • Indy’s Etienne Marcoux leads the league with a .935 save percentage.
  • Thunder are first on the power play on the road at 28.6 percent (6-for-21).
  • Fuel are tied for third with one shorthanded goal against.

 

Rapid City Rush (7-14-0) at Colorado Eagles (15-4-3)                                          7:05 p.m. MT

  • Jimmy DeVito leads Rapid City against the Eagles with four goals and seven points.
  • Colorado’s Matt Garbowsky is second in plus-minus at +16.
  • Rush are 4-0-0 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.
  • Eagles have outscored their opponents 26-9 during their five-game winning streak.

 

Utah Grizzlies (7-10-7) at Idaho Steelheads (13-7-4)                                              7:10 p.m. MT

  • Utah’s Ryan Olsen is on a three-game goal streak (3g).
  • Justin Parizek leads Idaho against the Grizzlies with six points (3g-3a).
  • Grizzlies have had a league-leading 10 games decided beyond regulation.
  • Steelheads are 7-0-0 when leading after one period.