ECHL Today – March 29


Check out last night’s highlights from around the league on ECHL REWIND   


Rapid City Rush (35-26-5) at Brampton Beast (21-40-3)                                        2 p.m. ET 

·      Rapid City’s Cody Ferriero is second among rookies with eight power-play goals.

·      Brampton’s Mathew Maione is tied for third among rookie defensemen with 35 points (11g-24a).

·      Rush are fifth on the penalty kill on the road at 86.3 percent (113-for-131).

·      Beast are 11-1-3 in one-goal games.  


Orlando Solar Bears (34-23-8) at Gwinnett Gladiators (18-42-6)                          2:05 p.m. ET 

·      Orlando’s Patrick Watling is second with a 28.9 percent shooting percentage (11-for-38).

·      Greg Carey leads Gwinnett with 15 goals.

·      Solar Bears are 29-4-2 when scoring first.

·      Gladiators are 14-3-1 when leading after two periods.  


Cincinnati Cyclones (28-28-9) at Wheeling Nailers (32-30-2)                               4:05 p.m. ET 

·      Cincinnati’s Jack Downing has 10 points (6g-4a) in nine games with the club.

·      Wheeling’s Derek Army is second among rookies with 58 points (26g-32a).

·      Cyclones are league’s fourth-least penalized team with 13.65 penalty minutes per game.

·      Nailers are 23-8-1 when scoring first.  


Kalamazoo Wings (33-27-5) at Colorado Eagles (39-22-6)                                   3:05 p.m. MT 

·      Kalamazoo’s Joel Martin leads the league with 3,039 minutes played and 1,479 saves.

·      Colorado’s Trent Daavettila is third with 50 assists.

·      K-Wings are third with three shorthanded goals against.

·      Eagles are 30-13-3 when outshooting their opponent.  


Quad City Mallards (33-27-7) at Missouri Mavericks (25-33-7)                              4:05 p.m. CT 

·      Quad City’s Matt Duffy is tied for first among defensemen with eight power-play goals.

·      Andrew Courtney leads Missouri against the Mallards with six goals.

·      Mallards are tied for fourth on the power play on the road at 19.7 percent (25-for-127).

·      Mavericks are 17-0-2 when leading after two periods.  


South Carolina Stingrays (41-19-7) at Evansville IceMen (14-43-8)                      5 p.m. CT 

·      South Carolina’s Jeff Jakaitis leads the league with six shutouts.

·      Robin Soudek leads Evansville with 17 goals and 36 points.

·      Stingrays are first on the penalty kill on the road at 88.7 percent (102-for-115).

·      IceMen are 10-2-2 when leading after two periods.  


Tulsa Oilers (33-27-5) at Wichita Thunder (30-28-8)                                             5:05 p.m. CT 

·      Drew Fisher leads Tulsa against the Thunder with 12 points (2g-10a).

·      Wichita’s Mike Wilson is fourth among defensemen with 45 points (12g-33a).

·      Oilers are 8-0-5 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.

·      Thunder are third with 27.74 shots-against per game.  


Alaska Aces (33-25-7) at Stockton Thunder (19-46-2)                                           4 p.m. PT 

·      Alaska’s Brendan Connolly is second with 76 points (31g-45a).

·      Tyler Shattock leads Stockton with 55 points (21g-34a).

·      Aces are tied for second with 12 shorthanded goals.

·      Thunder are second on the power play at home at 22.6 percent (30-for-133).

15 – Jeff Jakaitis, South Carolina Stingrays (Feb. 15-Present)
13 – Daniel Berthiaume, Roanoke Express (1994-95)
12 – Cory Cadden, Knoxville Cherokees (1993-94)
11 – seven times, most recent:
       Daniel Manzato, Las Vegas Wranglers (2007-08)