ECHL Today – Jan. 18


Greenville Swamp Rabbits (18-15-6) at Atlanta Gladiators (24-12-2)             12:35 p.m. ET
•    Greenville’s Richard Nejezchleb has points in each of his last road games (3g-4a).
•    Atlanta’s Matt Register is eighth among defensemen with 23 points (6g-17a).
•    Swamp Rabbits are 24-for-27 on the penalty kill (88.9 percent) over their last eight games.
•    Gladiators are 20-4-1 when scoring first.

Adirondack Thunder (24-9-2) at Reading Royals (18-15-5)                              1 p.m. ET
•    Peter MacArthur leads Adirondack against the Royals with two goals.
•    Reading’s Martin Ouellette is sixth with a 1.93 goals-against average.
•    Thunder have recorded shutouts in each of their last three games, tying the ECHL record.
•    Royals are seventh with 3.00 goals per game.

Brampton Beast (12-18-7) at Elmira Jackals (20-17-0)                                     1:05 p.m. ET
•    Luke Pither leads Brampton against the Jackals with three goals.
•    Mike Seidel leads Elmira with 11 goals.
•    Beast are seventh with 31.46 shots per game.
•    Jackals are tied for third with two shorthanded goals against.

Cincinnati Cyclones (16-15-5) at Allen Americans (21-14-2)                            1:05 p.m. CT
•    Cincinnati’s Andrew Yogan is on a seven-game point streak since Jan. 3 (3g-6a).
•    Allen’s David Makowski is tied for first among defensemen with three game-winning goals.
•    Cyclones are league’s fourth-least penalized team with 11.22 penalty minutes per game.
•    Americans are second on the power play at 21.9 percent (32-for-146).

Wichita Thunder (9-23-6) at Utah Grizzlies (22-13-2)                                       1:35 p.m. MT
•    Wichita’s David Shantz is fifth with 1,440 minutes played.
•    Utah’s Barry Almeida has seven goals in his last three games.
•    Thunder are 7-0-1 when leading after two periods.
•    Grizzlies have scored seven of their league-leading nine shorthanded goals at home.