ECHL Today – January 2

Toledo Storm (13-11-3) at Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies (18-6-4) 2:05 p.m. ET
* Logan Koopmans made 33 saves in the Storm’s 3-1 win at Toledo on December 3.
* Atlantic City’s Luke Curtin leads the ECHL with 24 assists and is tied for third in scoring with 32 points.
* Toledo’s Scott Fankhouser is 3-0-0 with a goals-against average of 1.91 in his last four games.
* Bullies’ Paul Caponigri has two game-winning goals and a team-leading seven points in his last five games.

Johnstown Chiefs (11-6-9) at Trenton Titans (17-5-4) 3:00 p.m. ET
* Season series has seen three shootouts and one overtime game.
* Chiefs’ Jean Desrochers has a four-game goal-scoring streak (4g) and a six-game scoring streak (5g-4a).
* Titans are 3-0-0 at home and 4-0-0 overall against the Chiefs in 2004-05.
* Brent Kelly leads Johnstown with three goals and four points against the Titans.

Long Beach Ice Dogs (17-8-3) at Victoria Salmon Kings (7-15-3) 1:00 p.m. PT
* Ice Dogs have won a team record five consecutive games and are 8-0-1 in their last nine games.
* Rob Voltera leads Victoria the last three games with three goals, including a game winner, and four points.
* Long Beach’s Chris Kenady is tied for the ECHL lead with six game-winning goals.
* Victoria defenseman Brad Dexter is tied for the league lead with 11 power-play assists.

Fresno Falcons (13-13-3) at Wheeling Nailers (18-12-0) 5:05 p.m. ET
* Ed McGrane had the game-winning goal and three points (2g-1a) in Wheeling’s 4-3 win on December 31.
* Falcons are 3-2-1 on their current seven-game road trip and 4-7-1 overall on the road in 2004-05.
* Wheeling’s Dany Sabourin leads the league with five shutouts and is tied for the league lead with 16 wins.
* Dan Tessier leads Fresno in scoring the last 10 games with 10 points (5g-5a).

Louisiana IceGators (14-12-3) at Mississippi Sea Wolves (14-12-3) 5:05 p.m. CT
* Louisiana won the last meeting 2-1 in a shootout at Mississippi on November 13.
* Sea Wolves are 1-0-1 at home and 1-1-1 overall against Louisiana in 2004-05.
* IceGators’ Nathan Marsters is 1-0-0 with a goals-against average of 0.92 against Mississippi.
* Mississippi’s Louis Dumont is tied for third in the league with 22 assists and 32 points.

Reading Royals (15-9-1) at Texas Wildcatters (6-15-7) 5:05 p.m. CT
* Texas’ Phil Osaer is 1-0-1 with 80 saves and a goals-against average of 1.44 in his last two games.
* Royals are 4-1-1 on their current eight-game road trip and 10-5-1 overall on the road in 2004-05.
* Wildcatters’ Terry Marchant has a game-winning goal and six points (4g-2a) in his last seven games.
* Jeff Miles has a team-leading five goals and 10 points in his last seven games.

Bakersfield Condors (16-9-4) at San Diego Gulls (15-8-3) 5:05 p.m. PT
* Gulls won the last meeting 4-3 in a shootout at San Diego on November 28.
* Bakersfield is 1-0-1 at San Diego and 3-0-1 overall against the Gulls in 2004-05.
* San Diego’s Brian Gornick has two game-winning goals and six points (4g-2a) in his last six games.
* Condors’ Yutaka Fukufuji is 2-0-1 with a goals-against average of 1.91 against San Diego.