ECHL Today – Feb. 5


Norfolk Admirals (19-25-2) at Adirondack Thunder (26-11-4)                           7 p.m. ET
•    Jonathan Lessard leads Norfolk against the Thunder with four goals.
•    Adirondack’s Michael Kirkpatrick is sixth among rookies with 33 points (16g-17a).
•    Admirals are 10-1-0 when leading after one period.
•    Thunder are tied for second with two shorthanded goals against.

Toledo Walleye (27-11-4) at Kalamazoo Wings (17-20-5)                                7 p.m. ET
•    Toledo’s A.J. Jenks is on a 10-game point streak since Jan. 2 (6g-10a).
•    Dane FoxDane Fox leads Kalamazoo against the Walleye with four points (1g-3a).
•    Walleye are fourth on the power play on the road at 21.3 percent (16-for-75).
•    K-Wings are 10-0-4 when leading after two periods.

Brampton Beast (14-20-9) at South Carolina Stingrays (22-16-5)                    7:05 p.m. E
•    Brampton’s Mike Vernace is third among defensemen with 23 assists.
•    South Carolina’s Vitek Vanecek is fifth among rookie goaltenders with a 2.39 goals-against average.
•    Beast have had a league-high 14 games decided in overtime or a shootout.
•    Stingrays are first on the penalty kill at home at 88.3 percent (68-for-77).

Florida Everblades (30-12-1) at Atlanta Gladiators (25-17-3)                          7:35 p.m. ET
•    Matt Marquardt leads Florida against the Gladiators with eight points (1g-7a).
•    Atlanta’s Max Everson leads rookies with four shorthanded points (2g-2a).
•    Everblades are 7-0-1 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.
•    Gladiators are fourth with eight shorthanded goals.

Indy Fuel (23-21-2) at Cincinnati Cyclones (20-18-5)                                      7:35 p.m. ET

•    Indy’s Ben Marshall is second among rookie defensemen with 23 points (5g-18a).
•    Cincinnati’s Jack Downing is second with 21 goals.
•    Fuel are seventh with 2.54 goals-against per game.
•    Cyclones are league’s fourth-least penalized team with 11.60 penalty minutes per game.

Reading Royals (21-17-7) at Wheeling Nailers (19-19-5)                                7:35 p.m. ET
•    Reading’s Justin Crandall leads rookies with 34 assists and 46 points.
•    Jarrett Burton leads Wheeling with 15 goals and 38 points.
•    Royals have outscored their opponents 54-30 in the third period.
•    Nailers are fourth with 33.12 shots per game.

Utah Grizzlies (27-16-2) at Allen Americans (26-16-3)                                    7:05 p.m. CT

•    Utah’s Charles Sarault is tied for seventh with 44 points (14g-30a).
•    Gary Steffes leads Allen against the Grizzlies with four goals.
•    Grizzlies have won their last 12 games when not allowing a power-play goal dating back to Nov. 14.
•    Americans are 19-2-2 when scoring first.

Rapid City Rush (17-22-3) at Quad City Mallards (20-19-5)                             7:05 p.m. CT
•    Rapid City’s Destry Straight is tied for fifth among rookies with three power-play goals.
•    Matt Carey leads Quad City against the Rush with four points (2g-2a).
•    Rush are fourth on the penalty kill at 86.0 percent (111-for-129).
•    Mallards are 12-3-2 when scoring first.

Colorado Eagles (22-18-2) at Wichita Thunder (10-27-8)                                7:05 p.m. CT
•    Trent Daavettila leads Colorado against the Thunder with four goals and seven points.
•    Wichita’s Landon Oslanski leads defensemen with eight power-play goals.
•    Eagles lead the league with 26.00 shots-against per game.
•    Thunder are 8-0-2 when leading after two periods.

Alaska Aces (17-22-5) at Idaho Steelheads (23-19-5)                                      7:10 p.m. MT
•    Tommaso Traversa leads Alaska against the Steelheads with four goals.
•    Idaho’s Jefferson Dahl is tied for the league lead with nine power-play goals.
•    Aces are fourth on the power play at 20.0 percent (27-for-135).
•    Steelheads are eighth with 28.53 shots-against per game.