ECHL Today – Feb. 8


Greenville Swamp Rabbits (23-18-5) at Norfolk Admirals (15-25-4)                   7:15 p.m. ET

  • Greenville’s Joe Houk is seventh among defensemen with 32 points (10g-22a).
  • Joey Benik leads Norfolk against the Swamp Rabbits with three goals.
  • Swamp Rabbits are fifth on the penalty kill on the road at 86.1 percent (68-for-79).
  • Admirals are tied for second with three shorthanded goals against.


Elmira Jackals (9-31-5) at Cincinnati Cyclones (20-21-4)                                      7:35 p.m. ET

  • Sebastien Sylvestre leads Elmira with 17 goals and 31 points.
  • Cincinnati’s Michael Houser is tied for third with a 2.53 goals-against average.
  • Jackals are league’s least-penalized team with 11.11 penalty minutes per game.
  • Cyclones are 15-1-3 when leading after one period.


Colorado Eagles (29-14-4) at Wichita Thunder (15-23-4)                                     7:05 p.m. CT

  • Matt Garbowsky leads Colorado against the Thunder with three goals.
  • Wichita’s Vincent Arseneau leads the league with four shorthanded goals.
  • Eagles are fourth on the power play on the road at 22.2 percent (18-for-81).
  • Thunder are 10-2-3 when leading after two periods.


Allen Americans (29-16-4) at Rapid City Rush (15-23-7)                                      6:35 p.m. MT

  • Allen’s David Makowski is on a four-game goal streak (5g).
  • Lindsay Sparks leads Rapid City against the Americans with two goals.
  • Americans are tied for fourth with 3.78 goals per game.
  • Rush are fourth on the penalty kill at home at 87.5 percent (56-for-64).


Wheeling Nailers (24-15-5) at Idaho Steelheads (24-16-7)                         7:10 p.m. MT

  • Wheeling’s Kevin Schulze leads rookie defensemen with 37 points (7g-30a).
  • Idaho’s Will Merchant is tied for first among rookies with nine power-play goals.
  • Nailers are third with 33.75 shots per game.
  • Steelheads are third on the power play at home at 25.0 percent (21-for-84).


Utah Grizzlies (23-19-4) at Alaska Aces (24-14-6)                                                  7:15 p.m. AKT

  • Utah’s Ralph Cuddemi leads rookies with 22 goals.
  • Peter Sivak leads Alaska against the Grizzlies with four goals and nine points.
  • Grizzlies are fifth with 29.39 shots-against per game.
  • Aces are 16-0-4 when scoring first.