ECHL Today – Feb. 24

Worcester Railers (23-22-7) at Manchester Monarchs (33-16-4)                          6 p.m. ET

  • Worcester’s Woody Hudson is third among rookies with a 19.5 percent shooting percentage (16-for-82).
  • Michael Doherty leads Manchester against the Railers with nine points (6g-3a).
  • Railers are sixth on the penalty kill on the road at 85.1 percent (74-for-87).
  • Monarchs are 12-4-0 in their last 16 games.

 

Reading Royals (30-20-3) at Adirondack Thunder (29-20-6)                               7 p.m. ET

  • Reading’s Nolan Zajac is on a four-game goal streak (5g).
  • James Henry leads Adirondack against the Royals with six goals.
  • Royals are fourth with 2.70 goals-against per game.
  • Thunder are 15-6-3 when outshot by their opponent.

 

Jacksonville Icemen (19-28-7) at Florida Everblades (36-12-5)                             7 p.m. ET

  • Jacksonville’s Austin Lotz is fifth among rookie goaltenders with a 2.83 goals-against average.
  • Quentin Shore leads Florida against the Icemen with five goals and nine points.
  • Icemen are fourth with 29.09 shots-against per game.
  • Everblades are tied for the league lead with six wins when trailing after two periods (6-8-0).

 

Brampton Beast (20-24-8) at South Carolina Stingrays (34-11-6)                        7:05 p.m. ET

  • Brandon Marino leads Brampton with 14 goals and 46 points.
  • South Carolina’s Taylor Cammarata is tied for fourth among rookies with four game-winning goals.
  • Beast are 15-1-2 when leading after two periods.
  • Stingrays lead the league with 27.25 shots-against per game.

 

Atlanta Gladiators (27-27-3) at Toledo Walleye (35-14-4)                         7:15 p.m. ET

  • Atlanta’s Lindsay Sparks is tied for second with 40 assists.
  • Toledo’s Pat Nagle is seventh with a 2.29 goals-against average.
  • Gladiators are 17-3-1 when leading after two periods.
  • Walleye have a league-best 21 wins at home. (21-4-0).

 

Greenville Swamp Rabbits (20-30-4) at Fort Wayne Komets (36-13-3)               7:30 p.m. ET

  • Greenville’s Ty Rimmer is fourth with 1,020 saves.
  • Fort Wayne’s Shawn Szydlowski leads the league with 62 points (25g-37a).
  • Swamp Rabbits have a league-leading nine wins when trailing after one period.
  • Komets are 27-9-2 when outshooting their opponent.

 

Kalamazoo Wings (27-21-5) at Cincinnati Cyclones (28-21-2)                              7:35 p.m. ET

  • Kalamazoo’s Josh Pitt is tied for the league lead with 11 power-play goals.
  • Jesse Schultz leads Cincinnati against the Wings with seven points (1g-6a).
  • Wings have outscored their opponents 71-55 in the first period.
  • Cyclones are tied for the league lead with one shorthanded goal against at home.

 

Quad City Mallards (19-30-4) at Indy Fuel (26-24-3)                                            7:35 p.m. ET

  • Quad City’s Tristan King is on a six-game point streak (8g-4a).
  • Josh Shalla leads Indy against the Mallards with 11 points (3g-8a).
  • Mallards are 11-4-4 in one-goal games.
  • Fuel are first on the power play at home at 25.5 percent (25-for-98).

 

Allen Americans (25-23-6) at Kansas City Mavericks (26-26-2)                           7:05 p.m. CT

  • Vincent Arseneau leads Allen against the Mavericks with three goals.
  • Kansas City’s Jared VanWormer is tied for second among rookies with seven game-winning goals.
  • Americans are 20-5-1 when scoring first.
  • Mavericks are tied for fifth on the power play at 19.0 percent (38-for-200).

 

Colorado Eagles (35-13-6) at Tulsa Oilers (23-22-10)                                            7:05 p.m. CT

  • Colorado’s Michael Joly leads the league with 10 game-winning goals.
  • Garrett Ladd leads Tulsa against the Eagles with three goals and five points.
  • Eagles are fourth with 3.61 goals per game.
  • Oilers are tied for second with 12 shorthanded goals.

 

Idaho Steelheads (31-18-6) at Rapid City Rush (19-31-3)                                     7:05 p.m. MT

  • Idaho’s Jefferson Dahl is tied for third with 20 power-play points (8g-12a).
  • Pavel Jenys leads Rapid City against the Steelheads with eight points (3g-5a).
  • Steelheads are 15-1-1 when leading after one period.
  • Rush are 5-0-3 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.

 

Wichita Thunder (29-21-5) at Utah Grizzlies (21-23-10)                                       7:05 p.m. MT

  • Wichita’s Jeremy Beaudry is tied for third among defensemen with six game-winning goals.
  • Ryan Misiak leads Wichita against the Grizzlies with four goals.
  • Thunder are 20-2-0 when leading after two periods.
  • Grizzlies have outscored their opponents 19-11 during their four-game winning streak.

 

MOST CAREER SHUTOUTS

25 – Jeff Jakaitis (Columbia, Charlotte, Gwinnett, South Carolina – 2007-09, 2011-15, 2017-18)

       – Marc Magliarditi (Columbus, Florida, Louisiana, Richmond, Las Vegas – 1997-2006)

21 – Riley Gill (Kalamazoo, Victoria, Reading, Allen – 2010-18)

20 – Jason Saal (South Carolina, Peoria, Hampton Roads, Dayton, Louisiana, Arkansas, Augusta – 1995-2005)

18 – Daniel Berthiaume (Roanoke, Greensboro – 1994-96, 1997-2004)