ECHL Today – Feb. 28

Wheeling Nailers (28-2-6) at Manchester Monarchs (33-17-5)                              7 p.m. ET

  • Wheeling’s Reid Gardiner is second among rookies with 26 goals.
  • Michael Doherty leads Manchester against the Nailers with four goals.
  • Nailers are fourth with 36.07 shots per game.
  • Monarchs are second with 3.76 goals per game.

 

Jacksonville Icemen (21-28-7) at Florida Everblades (36-12-6)                             7:30 p.m. ET

  • Elgin Pearce leads Jacksonville against the Everblades with four goals and six points.
  • Florida’s Joe Cox is tied for first among rookies with seven game-winning goals.
  • Icemen are sixth with 29.36 shots-against per game.
  • Everblades are fifth on the penalty kill at home at 87.7 percent (100-for-114).

 

South Carolina Stingrays (35-11-6) at Cincinnati Cyclones (29-21-2)                  7:35 p.m. ET

  • South Carolina’s Parker Milner leads the league with a 1.98 goals-against average.
  • Cincinnati’s Eric Knodel is tied for first among defensemen with seven power-play goals.
  • Stingrays are 21-5-3 when scoring first.
  • Cyclones are 21-1-0 when leading after two periods.

 

Utah Grizzlies (22-23-10) at Quad City Mallards (19-31-4)                                   6:35 p.m. CT

  • Utah’s Austin Ortega has at least one point in 10 of his last 11 games (7g-13a).
  • Quad City’s Willie Raskob is third among rookie defensemen with 31 points (2g-29a).
  • Grizzlies are 7-for-23 (30.4 percent) on the power play over their last five games.
  • Mallards are 6-2-0 in their last eight home games.

 

Tulsa Oilers (24-22-10) at Colorado Eagles (35-14-6)                                            7:05 p.m. MT

  • Garrett Ladd leads Tulsa against the Eagles with four goals.
  • Colorado’s Jake Marto is tied for second with 17 power-play points.
  • Oilers are tied for second with 12 shorthanded goals.
  • Eagles have outscored their opponents 59-39 in the first period.

 

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

Florida can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Wednesday if:

Florida wins in regulation