ECHL Today – Jan. 3



Check out last night’s highlights from around the league on ECHL REWIND


Fort Wayne Komets (23-6-2) at Toledo Walleye (22-5-3)                                          6:30 p.m. ET  

Game at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio 

·      Fort Wayne’s Eric Faille is second among rookies with 31 points (16g-15a).

·      Toledo’s Shane Berschbach is third among rookies with a 23.3 percent shooting percentage (7-for-30).

·      Komets have outscored their opponents 47-29 in the second period.

·      Walleye are league’s least-penalized team with 10.70 penalty minutes per game.  


Florida Everblades (22-5-1) at Greenville Road Warriors (20-11-1)                          7 p.m. ET 

·      Florida’s Cameron Burt is tied for fourth in the league in plus-minus at +22.

·      Greenville’s Jeff Malcolm is fourth in the league with a .921 save percentage.

·      Everblades are second in the league on the power play at 24.8 percent (26-for-105).

·      Road Warriors are 10-0-0 when leading after one period.  


Elmira Jackals (16-13-3) at Gwinnett Gladiators (10-18-1)                                       7:05 p.m. ET 

·      Elmira’s Steven Shamanski leads rookie defensemen with 22 points (7g-15a).

·      Gwinnett’s Louis Domingue stopped all 24 shots he faced in 4-0 win over Jackals last night.

·      Jackals are 12-2-2 when scoring first.

·      Gladiators are 8-2-1 when leading after two periods.  


Wheeling Nailers (14-14-0) at Cincinnati Cyclones (13-12-4)                                   7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Derek Army leads Wheeling with 10 goals.

·      Cincinnati’s Zach Budish is on a four-game goal streak since Dec. 27 (4g).

·      Nailers are tied for second in the league with seven shorthanded goals.

·      Cyclones are seventh with 27.34 shots-against per game.  


Reading Royals (18-10-2) at Indy Fuel (6-18-6)                                                        7:35 p.m. ET 

·      Reading’s Pat Mullane is tied for the league lead with four shorthanded points (1g-3a).

·      Kirill Gotovets leads Indy against the Royals with three goals.

·      Royals are 10-4-2 in one-goal games.

·      Fuel are league’s sixth-least penalized team with 13.73 penalty minutes per game.  


Brampton Beast (9-17-2) at Missouri Mavericks (14-13-3)                                        7:05 p.m. CT 

·      Brampton’s Chad Painchaud is fourth in the league with 109 shots on goal.

·      Missouri’s Martin Lee is tied for second among defensemen with four power-play goals.

·      Beast are 6-1-2 in one-goal games.

·      Mavericks are sixth with 27.30 shots-against per game.  


Quad City Mallards (16-11-5) at Wichita Thunder (15-10-5)                                     7:05 p.m. CT 

·      Quad City’s Parker Milner is fourth in the league with a 2.36 goals-against average.

·      Danick Gauthier leads Wichita with 29 points (14g-15a).

·      Mallards are tied for third with one shorthanded goal against.

·      Thunder are first on the penalty kill at home at 93.2 percent (55-for-59).  


Kalamazoo Wings (11-15-2) at Evansville IceMen (9-17-4)                                     7:15 p.m. CT 

·      Curtis Valk leads Kalamazoo with 10 goals and 24 points.

·      Evansville’s Chris Driedger is third in the league with 639 saves.

·      K-Wings are fourth on the power play on the road at 21.7 percent (10-for-46).

·      IceMen are tied for fifth on the penalty kill at home at 87.0 percent (48-for-54).  


Rapid City Rush (12-17-2) at Tulsa Oilers (15-15-3)                                                7:35 p.m. CT 

·      Rapid City’s Landon Oslanski leads defensemen with 12 power-play points (4g-8a).

·      Tulsa’s Adam Pleskach is fifth in the league with 35 points (19g-16a).

·      Rush are fifth on the penalty kill on the road at 87.7 percent (64-for-73).

·      Oilers are sixth with 3.42 goals per game.  


Idaho Steelheads (19-10-3) at Colorado Eagles (18-12-0)                                     7:05 p.m. MT 

·      Alex Belzile leads Idaho against the Eagles with six points (2g-4a).

·      Colorado’s Curtis Gedig is second among rookies with eight power-play assists.

·      Steelheads are 15-2-2 when scoring first.

·      Eagles are second in the league with 26.30 shots-against per game.  


Ontario Reign (17-10-6) at Bakersfield Condors (17-12-4)                                     7 p.m. PT 

·      Maxim Kitsyn leads Ontario against the Condors with five points (2g-3a).

·      Bakersfield’s Nick Pageau is tied for first among defensemen with two shootout goals.

·      Reign are 13-2-2 when scoring first.

·      Condors are 12-0-0 when leading after two periods.  


Utah Grizzlies (13-13-5) at Alaska Aces (13-13-2)                                                  7:15 p.m. AKT 

·      Utah’s Jacob Johnston leads defensemen with 91 shots on goal.

·      Alaska’s Olivier Archambault is fourth among rookies with 29 points (16g-13a).

·      Grizzlies are 7-0-3 when leading after one period.

·      Aces are one of two teams to not allow a shorthanded goal this season.