ECHL Today – Feb. 20


Indy Fuel (19-23-7) at Elmira Jackals (26-19-5)                                                    7:05 p.m. ET 

·      Indy’s Nick Bruneteau is tied for first among rookie defensemen with 23 assists.

·      Elmira’s Sam Marotta is 10th with a 2.52 goals-against average.

·      Fuel are league’s fourth-least penalized team with 13.94 penalty minutes per game.

·      Jackals are the only team to have not allowed a shorthanded goal this season.  


Cincinnati Cyclones (24-20-5) at Toledo Walleye (30-10-5)                                  7:15 p.m. ET 

·      Joe Basaraba leads Cincinnati against the Walleye with four points (1g-3a).

·      Toledo’s Tyler Barnes is tied for second among rookies with 44 points (16g-28a).

·      Cyclones are second with 26.31 shots-against per game.

·      Walleye are first on the power play at home at 24.4 percent (19-for-78).  


Quad City Mallards (25-18-6) at Brampton Beast (15-31-2)                                   7:30 p.m. ET 

·      Jeff Lee leads Quad City against the Beast with seven goals.

·      Brampton’s Chad Painchaud is third with 180 shots on goal.

·      Mallards are second with 2.57 goals-against per game.

·      Beast are 7-1-2 in one-goal games.  


Orlando Solar Bears (24-20-3) at Florida Everblades (31-10-6)                            7:30 p.m. ET 

·      Orlando’s Garret Sparks leads the league with a .935 save perentage.

·      Brant Harris leads Florida against the Solar Bears with five goals and 10 points.

·      Solar Bears are 19-1-1 when leading after one period.

·      Everblades are second on the penalty kill at home at 88.4 percent (76-for-86).  


Reading Royals (34-13-3) at Kalamazoo Wings (22-19-5)                                     7:30 p.m. ET 

·      Reading’s Pat Mullane is ninth with 51 points (20g-31a).

·      Kalamazoo’s Joel Martin is fifth with 937 saves.

·      Royals are fourth on the power play on the road at 20.7 percent (23-for-111).

·      K-Wings are 8-0-0 when leading after two periods at home.  


Gwinnett Gladiators (16-29-4) at Fort Wayne Komets (33-12-4)                            8 p.m. ET 

·      Gwinnett’s Casey Pierro-Zabotel is tied for second with eight power-play goals.

·      Fort Wayne’s Drew Daniels leads the league in plus-minus at +32.

·      Gladiators are 13-2-1 when leading after two periods.

·      Komets are 22-5-3 when scoring first.  


Allen Americans (34-9-6) at Missouri Mavericks (19-25-4)                                     7:05 p.m. CT 

·      Chad Costello leads Allen against the Mavericks with 14 points (3g-11a).

·      Missouri’s Landon Oslanski is tied for fifth among defensemen with 14 power-play points (4g-10a).

·      Americans lead the league with 4.18 goals per game.

·      Mavericks are 13-0-1 when leading after two periods.  


Rapid City Rush (24-24-3) at Wichita Thunder (24-18-7)                                        7:05 p.m. CT 

·      Rapid City’s Kale Kerbashian is on a 10-game point streak since Jan. 17 (5g-9a).

·      Todd Hosmer leads Wichita against the Rush with four goals.

·      Rush are 15-5-2 when scoring first.

·      Thunder are fifth on the penalty kill at home at 87.1 percent (81-for-93).  


Colorado Eagles (33-16-2) at Ontario Reign (29-15-7)                                           7 p.m. PT 

·      Brock Nixon leads Colorado against the Reign with six goals.

·      Ontario’s Matt White is on an eight-game point streak since Jan. 31 (7g-4a).

·      Eagles are 26-9-2 when outshooting their opponent.

·      Reign are third with 2.59 goals-against per game.  


Idaho Steelheads (29-16-4) at Stockton Thunder (16-33-1)                                   7:30 p.m. PT 

·      Idaho’s David de Kastrozza is tied for the league lead with four shorthanded goals.

·      Tyler Maxwell leads Stockton against the Steelheads with four goals and seven points.

·      Steelheads have outscored their opponents 60-30 in the first period.

·      Thunder are fourth on the power play at 20.7 percent (42-for-203).  


Utah Grizzlies (23-20-7) at Alaska Aces (23-20-5)                                                  7:15 p.m. AKT 

·      Mathieu Aubin leads Utah against the Aces with seven points (1g-6a).

·      Alaska’s Curt Gogol leads the league with a 37.0 percent shooting percentage (10-for-27).

·      Grizzlies lead the league with 11 shorthanded goals.

·      Aces are third with 32.88 shots per game.