ECHL Today – January 20

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Gwinnett Gladiators (23-8-5) at Greenville Grrrowl (22-11-1) 7:00 p.m. ET
* Grrrowl has eight different players who are averaging a point per game against Gwinnett in 2005-06.
* Gladiators rank first in the league in goals-scored per game (4.36) and shots-per game (38.36).
* Grrrowl has scored 50 percent of its goals against Gwinnett (10 of 20) on the power play.
* 2006 All-Star Jeff Campbell has five assists and six points in five games against Greenville.

Augusta Lynx (16-19-3) at South Carolina Stingrays (13-13-10) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Jeff Legue is tied for second among rookies with four game-winning goals, including one against Lynx.
* Three of eight games between the two have gone to a shootout and Augusta has won each time.
* On the road, Augusta defenseman Martin Lapointe has nine points (5g-4a) in 18 games.
* In South Carolina’s last 10 games, Evan Schwabe has scored 25 percent of the team’s goals (8 of 32).

Charlotte Checkers (19-16-3) at Columbia Inferno (13-21-5) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Three of the first four meetings have been one-goal games, including two going past regulation.
* Travis Lisabeth has four goals and six points in three games against the Checkers.
* Charlotte has scored 50 percent (6 of 12) of its goals against Columbia on the power play.
* Checkers’ Dusty Jamieson has eight points (4g-4a) in his last five games.

Pensacola Ice Pilots (15-20-3) at Florida Everblades (25-10-2) 7:05 p.m. ET
* 2006 All-Star Ernie Hartlieb has 10 points (3g-7a) and is a +7 in five games against the Ice Pilots.
* Pensacola’s Adam Courchaine has nine points (3g-6a) in his last six games.
* Florida is 10-for-33 (30.3 percent) on the power play and has three shorthand goals against Pensacola.
* Todd Ford is 3-1-0 with a 2.54 goals-against average in his last four starts for the Ice Pilots.

Johnstown Chiefs (15-15-8) at Toledo Storm (16-11-34) 7:05 p.m. ET
* On the road, Johnstown’s Randy Rowe and Justin Kelly both have 12 points (6g-6a).
* Toledo’s Scooter Smith has 18 points (6g-12a) and a plus-minus rating of +6 in 14 home games.
* In January, Johnstown has scored 31 goals in eight games.
* Toledo has scored 14 goals in the last two games to improve to 4-0-1 against the Chiefs.

Wheeling Nailers (24-11-2) at Reading Royals (23-10-2) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Wheeling’s Terry Virtue is tied for second among league defensemen with 17 power-play assists.
* In 10 road games, Wheeling All-Star goaltender Andy Franck is 7-3-0 with a .911 save percentage.
* Royals’ Chris Bala leads ECHL with five shorthand points and is tied for the lead with four shorthand goals.
* In 13 home games, Reading’s Doug Christiansen has nine points (6g-3a).

Dayton Bombers (12-22-3) at Trenton Titans (1-16-2) 7:35 p.m. ET
* Dayton’s Gregg Naumenko made 26 saves in a 6-2 win against Trenton on Jan. 14.
* Titans’ Dustin Traylen is 10-6-0 with a save percentage of .912.
* In nine games against Trenton, Tyson Teplitsky and Jay Latulippe each have five points, all assists.
* Trenton’s Chris Pittman has two game-winning goals and nine points (5g-4a) against Dayton.

Phoenix RoadRunners (11-23-3) at Utah Grizzlies (20-15-3) 7:05 p.m. MT
* There are six Utah players who have scored five points in five games played against Phoenix.
* Phoenix is 6-0-1 when leading at the end of the second period.
* In the last 10 games, Grizzlies are 20.3 percent on the power play (15-for-74).
* RoadRunners’ Michael Mole is third in the league with 1,580 minutes in 29 games.

Fresno Falcons (21-6-8) at Idaho Steelheads (21-12-3) 7:10 p.m. MT
* Fresno All-Star Brett Jaeger is fourth in the league with 709 saves in 25 games.
* Idaho is 2-0-0 and has scored 12 goals against Fresno.
* Idaho All-Star Garett Bembridge has a game-winning goal and five points (4g-1a) against Fresno.
* Fresno’s Derek Krestanovich has five points (2g-3a) and a plus-minus rating of +7 in the last five games.

Victoria Salmon Kings (14-23-1) at Bakersfield Condors (13-13-5) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Kevin Kotyluk had three assists in the Condors’ 5-3 win over Victoria on Oct. 22.
* In first meeting, Salmon Kings scored two of their three goals on the power play.
* Eleven of the Condors’ 13 wins have come when they have scored the first goal.
* Victoria has six different players who have scored five points or more in the last five games.

Las Vegas Wranglers (29-6-4) at San Diego Gulls (17-14-4) 7:35 p.m. PT
* Las Vegas’ Marc Magliarditi leads the league with 18 wins, including 6-2 win on Jan. 10 against San Diego.
* Las Vegas is 2-0-0 and has scored 13 goals against the Gulls.
* Gulls have won their last two games, scoring six goals and making 77 saves.
* In its last 10 games, San Diego is 87.1 percent (61-for-70) on the penalty kill.

Stockton Thunder (6-20-5) at Alaska Aces (28-6-3) 7:15 p.m. AT
* Aces rookie Ryan Gale scored his first pro hat trick in Alaska’s 7-1 win on Wednesday.
* Thunder’s Jake Moreland is 1-1-1 with a save percentage of .930 in his last three starts.
* Alaska has won three of its last four games and in each win Aces have allowed only one goal.
* Maris Ziedins has five points (3g-2a) in his last five games for the Thunder.

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