ECHL Today – March 18

Atlanta Gladiators (29-25-7) at Greenville Swamp Rabbits (27-26-7)                  7 p.m. ET
•    Atlanta’s Max Everson is tied for first among rookies with four shorthanded points (2g-2a).
•    Michael St. Croix leads Greenville against the Gladiators with 11 points (3g-8a).
•    Gladiators are tied for fourth with nine shorthanded goals.
•    Swamp Rabbits are 17-2-2 when leading after two periods.

Manchester Monarchs (37-18-8) at Elmira Jackals (32-27-4)                               7:05 p.m. ET

•    Manchester’s Maxim Kitsyn is on a 15-game point streak since Jan. 24 (8g-10a).
•    Elmira’s Cason Hohmann is sixth among rookies with 48 points (17g-31a).
•    Monarchs lead the league with two shorthanded goals against.
•    Jackals are 17-4-4 in one-goal games.

Florida Everblades (38-20-2) at South Carolina Stingrays (36-18-7)                   7:05 p.m. ET   

•    Florida’s Anthony Peters leads rookie goaltenders with 23 wins.
•    David Pacan leads South Carolina against the Everblades with nine points (4g-5a).
•    Everblades are 9-0-2 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.
•    Stingrays are first on the penalty kill at home at 89.1 percent (90-for-101).

Brampton Beast (16-33-11) at Toledo Walleye (40-16-5)                                    7:15 p.m. ET
•    Mike Vernace leads Brampton with 28 points (4g-24a).
•    Toledo’s Shane Berschbach is fourth with 61 points (23g-38a).
•    Beast are tied for second with 17 games decided in overtime or a shootout.
•    Walleye are second on the power play at home at 21.0 percent (22-for-105).

Reading Royals (31-23-8) at Norfolk Admirals (26-31-5)                                     7:30 p.m. ET
•    Reading’s Martin Ouellette is tied for sixth with a 2.11 goals-against average.
•    Norfolk’s Braden Christoffer is second among rookies with a 22.9 percent shooting percentage (8-for-35).
•    Royals have outscored their opponents 72-54 in the third period.
•    Admirals are seventh on the power play at home at 19.2 percent (19-for-99).

Wheeling Nailers (32-23-6) at Cincinnati Cyclones (32-22-7)                             7:35 p.m. ET

•    Wheeling’s Cody Wydo is on a seven-game point streak since March 4 (7g-6a).
•    Cincinnati’s Garrett Noonan is tied for ninth among defensemen with 32 points (7g-25a).
•    Nailers are 21-0-1 when leading after two periods.
•    Cyclones are league’s fifth-least penalized team with 11.66 penalty minutes per game.

Quad City Mallards (29-25-6) at Fort Wayne Komets (35-19-7)                          8 p.m. ET
•    Matt Carey leads Quad City against the Komets with two goals and four points.
•    Fort Wayne’s Jamie Schaafsma is on a five-game goal streak since March 6 (5g).
•    Mallards are sixth on the penalty kill on the road at 86.1 percent (93-for-108).
•    Komets have outscored their opponents 68-44 in the first period.

Alaska Aces (23-33-7) at Allen Americans (36-21-5)                                          7:05 p.m. CT
•    Peter Sivak leads Alaska against the Americans with three goals and five points.
•    Allen’s Chad Costello leads the league with 35 power-play points (7g-28a).
•    Aces are second with 33.08 shots per game.
•    Americans are 27-3-2 when scoring first.

Missouri Mavericks (47-8-5) at Tulsa Oilers (28-25-5)                                        7:05 p.m. CT
•    Missouri’s Bryce Aneloski is fifth among defensemen in plus-minus at +24.
•    Tulsa’s Adam Pleskach is fifth with 195 shots on goal.
•    Mavericks lead the league with 2.17 goals-against per game.
•    Oilers are third with 27.45 shots-against per game.

Utah Grizzlies (33-24-5) at Colorado Eagles (32-26-3)                                      7:05 p.m. MT
•    Barry Almeida leads Utah against the Eagles with six goals.
•    Colorado’s Adrian Veideman is tied for first among defensemen with 15 goals.
•    Grizzlies are 22-14-2 against West Division opponents.
•    Eagles are second on the penalty kill at home at 88.7 percent (126-for-142).

Rapid City Rush (26-30-6) at Idaho Steelheads (34-21-7)                                  7:10 p.m. MT
•    Rapid City’s Ryan Walters is third with seven game-winning goals.
•    Carson McMillan leads Idaho against the Rush with six goals and nine points.
•    Rush are third on the penalty kill at 86.7 percent (169-for-195).
•    Steelheads are 24-7-2 when scoring first.

21 – Josh Robinson, Missouri Mavericks (Nov. 4, 2015-Present)

16 – Jeff Jakaitis, South Carolina Stingrays (Feb. 15-April 2, 2015)
13 – Daniel Berthiaume, Roanoke Express (1994-95)
12 – Cory Cadden, Knoxville Cherokees (1993-94)
11 – seven times, most recent: Daniel Manzato, Charlotte Checkers/Las Vegas Wranglers (Oct. 27-Dec. 19, 2007)

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update:

Toledo can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Friday if:

Toledo wins AND Atlanta loses