ECHL Today – Jan. 7

Jacksonville Icemen (9-18-5) at Orlando Solar Bears (15-16-5)                            1:30 p.m. ET

  • Jacksonville’s Everett Clark is tied for first among rookies with three shorthanded points (2g-1a).
  • Martins Dzierkals leads Orlando against the Icemen with four goals.
  • Icemen are eighth on the penalty kill on the road at 84.7 percent (61-for-72).
  • Solar Bears are 7-2-1 when scoring first.

 

Adirondack Thunder (19-14-3) at Brampton Beast (14-15-3)                              2 p.m. ET

  • Adirondack’s Ty Loney is second with eight power-play goals.
  • Chris Leveille leads Brampton against the Thunder with two goals.
  • Thunder are first on the power play on the road at 25.4 percent (18-for-71).
  • Beast are seventh with 34.44 shots per game.

 

Florida Everblades (24-6-3) at Atlanta Gladiators (16-18-2)                                 2:05 p.m. ET

  • Clark Seymour leads Florida against the Gladiators with 10 points (1g-9a).
  • Atlanta’s Ben Danford is tied for 12th among defensemen with 22 points (7g-15a).
  • Everblades lead the league with 2.45 goals-against per game.
  • Gladiators are 8-2-1 when leading after two periods.

 

Norfolk Admirals (12-17-3) at Greenville Swamp Rabbits (17-14-3)                   3 p.m. ET

  • Norfolk’s Christian Horn leads rookies with a 25.0 percent shooting percentage (4-for-16).
  • Greenville’s Joe Houk is tied for third among defensemen with eight goals.
  • Admirals are 4-0-2 in their last six games.
  • Swamp Rabbits are fourth on the power play at 20.5 percent (32-for-156).

 

Fort Wayne Komets (21-10-2) at Wheeling Nailers (17-15-3)                               3:05 p.m. ET

  • Fort Wayne’s Mason Baptista is tied for the league lead with three shorthanded goals.
  • Wheeling’s Cam Brown leads rookies with 14 power-play points (1g-13a).
  • Komets are tied for the league lead with eight shorthanded goals.
  • Nailers are fourth with 36.40 shots per game.

 

Worcester Railers (14-13-5) at Reading Royals (18-15-2)                                      4 p.m. ET

  • Worcester’s Frankie DiChiara is tied for third among rookies with three game-winning goals.
  • Chris McCarthy leads Reading against the Railers with three goals.
  • Railers are tied for fourth with three shorthanded goals on the road.
  • Royals are sixth with 2.89 goals-against per game.

 

Rapid City Rush (9-21-1) at Utah Grizzlies (12-13-8)                                            3:05 p.m. MT

Completion of Friday’s suspended game with Utah leading 3-1 after one period

  • Rapid City’s Dante Salituro is tied for sixth among rookies with 11 goals.
  • Kyle Thomas leads Utah against the Rush with three goals.
  • Rush are tied for third on the power play on the road at 22.9 percent (11-for-48).
  • Grizzlies are 6-1-0 when leading after two periods.

 

Colorado Eagles (24-5-4) at Tulsa Oilers (13-12-8)                                                4:05 p.m. CT

  • Colorado’s Michael Joly is on a three-game goal streak (6g).
  • Tulsa’s Jake Hildebrand leads the league with 691 saves.
  • Eagles are second with 3.94 goals per game.
  • Oilers lead the league with 38.06 shots per game.

 

Kalamazoo Wings (16-12-3) at Wichita Thunder (21-11-2)                                  4:05 p.m. CT

  • Kalamazoo’s Justin Taylor is tied for second with 20 goals.
  • Ralph Cuddemi leads Wichita against the Wings with four goals and six points.
  • Wings are fourth with 3.61 goals per game.
  • Thunder are second with one shorthanded goal against.