ECHL Today – Jan. 7


Wheeling Nailers (14-15-0) at Reading Royals (19-10-2)                 7:30 p.m. ET 

·     Derek Army leads Wheeling with 10 goals.

·     Ryan Cruthers leads Reading against the Nailers with seven points (1g-6a).

·     Nailers are second with seven shorthanded goals.

·     Royals are league’s second-least penalized team with 11.29 penalty minutes per game.  


Wichita Thunder (16-11-5) at Quad City Mallards (16-12-5)             7:05 p.m. CT 

·     Wichita’s Ian Lowe is on an eight-game point streak since Dec. 17 (5g-6a).

·     Quad City’s Joe Perry is tied for third among rookies with 31 points (16g-15a).

·     Thunder are fourth on the penalty kill at 86.6 percent (116-for-134).

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


Alaska Aces (14-13-2) at Utah Grizzlies (13-14-5)                            7 p.m. MT 

·     Ryan Walters leads Alaska against the Grizzlies with five goals.

·     Utah’s Jacob Johnston is tied for sixth among defensemen with six goals.

·     Aces are second with 33.10 shots per game.

·     Grizzlies are tied for fourth on the penalty kill at home at 87.0 percent (47-for-54).  


Stockton Thunder (13-22-1) at Colorado Eagles (19-13-0)              7:05 p.m. MT 

·     Stockton’s Ryan Hayes is tied for second in the league with six power-play goals.

·     Colorado’s Collin Bowman leads defensemen with eight goals.

·     Thunder are 9-1-0 when leading after two periods.

·     Eagles are 14-7-0 when outshooting their opponent.  


Bakersfield Condors (17-13-4) at Ontario Reign (19-10-6)               7 p.m. PT 

·     Bakersfield’s Chase Schaber is tied for second in the league with six power-play goals.

·     Matt White leads Ontario against the Condors with four goals.

·     Condors are sixth on the power play at 20.0 percent (32-for-160).

·     Reign are second with 2.60 goals-against per game.