ECHL Today – Jan. 20

Jacksonville Icemen (11-22-5) at Manchester Monarchs (23-13-4)                       6 p.m. ET

  • Jacksonville’s Elgin Pearce is fifth among rookies with a 20.6 percent shooting percentage (13-for-63).
  • Manchester’s Jordan LaVallee-Smotherman is fourth with 146 shots on goal.
  • Icemen are sixth with 30.05 shots-against per game.
  • Monarchs have outscored their opponents 51-33 in the third period.

 

Atlanta Gladiators (19-20-3) at Greenville Swamp Rabbits (18-18-3)                  7 p.m. ET

  • Atlanta’s Ben Danford is tied for 10th among defensemen with 25 points (7g-18a).
  • Evan Jasper leads Greenville against the Gladiators with 10 points (4g-6a).
  • Gladiators are 9-3-1 when outshooting their opponent.
  • Swamp Rabbits are 11-3-2 when leading after two periods.

 

Quad City Mallards (9-23-3) at Kalamazoo Wings (20-13-3)                                7 p.m. ET

  • Quad City’s Keegan Kolesar scored two goals last night against Kalamazoo.
  • Kalamazoo’s Justin Taylor is second with 23 goals.
  • Mallards are league’s least-penalized team with 9.31 penalty minutes per game.
  • Wings are third with 3.64 goals per game.

 

South Carolina Stingrays (24-9-4) at Norfolk Admirals (13-19-6)                        7 p.m. ET

  • South Carolina’s Jeff Jakaitis is sixth with a 2.35 goals-against average.
  • Grant Besse leads Norfolk against the Stingrays with seven points (2g-5a).
  • Stingrays are tied for second with four shorthanded goals on the road.
  • Admirals are league’s fourth-least penalized team with 12.26 penalty minutes per game.

 

Florida Everblades (28-6-3) at Orlando Solar Bears (17-17-5)                             7 p.m. ET

  • Florida’s Joe Cox is second with six game-winning goals.
  • Joshua Winquist leads Orlando against the Everblades with four goals and nine points.
  • Everblades have outscored their opponents 24-13 during their five-game winning streak.
  • Solar Bears are 10-0-2 when leading after two periods.

 

Brampton Beast (16-17-3) at Reading Royals (21-17-2)                                        7 p.m. ET

  • Alex Foster leads Brampton against the Royals with three goals.
  • Reading’s Ryan Penny is on a three-game goal streak (4g).
  • Beast are seventh with 33.86 shots per game.
  • Royals are 18-5-2 when scoring first.

 

Wheeling Nailers (21-16-3) at Worcester Railers (15-17-5)                                   7:05 p.m. ET

  • Garrett Meurs leads Wheeling against the Railers with three points (2g-1a).
  • Worcester’s Woody Hudson is tied for fifth among rookies with 13 goals.
  • Nailers lead the league on the power play at 21.3 percent (35-for-164).
  • Railers are seventh with 30.41 shots-against per game.

 

Allen Americans (20-14-5) at Fort Wayne Komets (23-12-2)                                7:30 p.m. ET

  • Allen’s Eric Roy is second among defensemen with 10 goals.
  • Fort Wayne’s Ryan Lowney is third among rookies in plus-minus at +16.
  • Americans have scored a league-leading 48 goals in the first period.
  • Komets are first on the penalty kill at home at 89.5 percent (68-for-76).

 

Cincinnati Cyclones (21-14-1) at Indy Fuel (15-17-3)                                            7:35 p.m. ET

  • Cincinnati’s Justin Danforth leads rookies with 21 goals.
  • Indy’s Josh Shalla has seven points (5g-2a) in his last three games.
  • Cyclones are sixth with 2.78 goals-against per game.
  • Fuel lead the league with seven shorthanded goals at home.

 

Toledo Walleye (25-10-3) at Kansas City Mavericks (21-18-1)                             7:05 p.m. CT

  • Christian Hilbrich leads Toledo with 15 goals.
  • Kansas City’s Bryce Aneloski is third among defensemen with 112 shots on goal.
  • Walleye are 18-1-2 when scoring first.
  • Mavericks are 11-2-1 in one-goal games.

 

Idaho Steelheads (22-11-6) at Tulsa Oilers (15-16-8)                                              7:05 p.m. CT

  • Steven McParland leads Idaho against the Oilers with three goals.
  • Tulsa’s Conner Bleackley is on a four-game goal streak (5g).
  • Steelheads are tied for fifth with three shorthanded goals against.
  • Oilers are 11-0-3 when leading after two periods.

 

Colorado Eagles (28-5-4) at Wichita Thunder (22-13-3)                                       7:05 p.m. CT

  • Colorado’s Joe Cannata leads the league with a .935 save percentage.
  • Wichita’s Kevin Dufour is on a 10-game point streak (7g-7a).
  • Eagles are on a seven-game road winning streak, outscoring their opponents 26-16.
  • Thunder are 14-1-0 when leading after one period.

 

Utah Grizzlies (14-16-9) at Rapid City Rush (12-23-2)                                          7:05 p.m. MT

  • Kyle Thomas leads Utah against the Rush with four goals.
  • Rapid City’s Peter Sivak has nine goals in his last six games.
  • Grizzlies have had a league-leading 14 games decided in overtime or a shootout.
  • Rush are 4-0-1 when tied after two periods.