ECHL Today – Jan. 28



Gwinnett Gladiators (14-22-2) at Indy Fuel (13-21-7)                                 7:05 p.m. ET

·      Gwinnett’s Casey Pierro-Zabotel is third with 45 points (18g-27a).

·      Indy’s Kyle Stroh is on a seven-game point streak since Jan. 15 (6g-6a).

·      Gladiators are tied for fourth on the power play on the road at 20.8 percent (11-for-53).

·      Fuel are 7-0-1 in their last eight games.  


South Carolina Stingrays (18-16-7) at Florida Everblades (26-7-4)           7:30 p.m. ET 

·      South Carolina’s Caleb Herbert is fifth among rookies with a 20.7 percent shooting percentage (12-for-58).

·      Florida’s Mitch Wahl is tied for second with six game-winning goals.

·      Stingrays lead the league with 25.98 shots-against per game.

·      Everblades are 6-0-1 against South Carolina this season.  


Elmira Jackals (21-16-5) at Cincinnati Cyclones (19-15-4)                        7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Elmira’s Steven Shamanski leads rookie defensemen with 28 points (11g-17a).

·      Josh Shalla leads Cincinnati with 15 goals and 32 points.

·      Jackals are tied for fourth on the power play on the road at 20.8 percent (15-for-72).

·      Cyclones are league’s fourth-least penalized team with 13.26 penalty minutes per game.  


Wichita Thunder (19-15-6) at Quad City Mallards (18-14-6)                      7:05 p.m. CT 

·      Wichita’s Ian Lowe is tied for third with seven power-play goals.

·      Quad City’s Joe Perry is sixth among rookies with 33 points (18g-15a).

·      Thunder are fourth with 26.98 shots-against per game.

·      Mallards are third on the penalty kill at home at 88.2 percent (67-for-76).  


Reading Royals (25-13-2) at Evansville IceMen (11-24-6)                         7:15 p.m. CT 

·      Reading’s Ryan Cruthers is second with 12 power-play assists.

·      Evansville’s Chris Driedger is fourth with 733 saves.

·      Royals are 17-4-1 when scoring first.

·      IceMen are 7-1-1 when leading after two periods.  


Idaho Steelheads (26-12-4) at Ontario Reign (24-11-6)                             7 p.m. PT 

·      Alex Belzile leads Idaho against the Reign with nine points (3g-6a).

·      Ontario’s Joe Cannata leads the league with a 1.98 goals-against average.

·      Steelheads are 10-3-2 when outshot by their opponent.

·      Reign lead the league with 2.49 goals-against per game.  


Colorado Eagles (28-13-0) at Alaska Aces (16-18-4)                                  7:15 p.m. AKT 

·      Trent Daavettila leads Colorado against the Aces with seven points (1g-6a).

·      Alaska’s Greg Wolfe is second among rookies with 21 assists.

·      Eagles have won 10 straight games and are 13-3-0 in their last 16 games.

·      Aces lead the league with 33.87 shots per game.