ECHL Today – March 29

Elmira Jackals (35-28-4) at Reading Royals (33-24-9)                                        7 p.m. ET
•    Cason Hohmann leads Elmira against the Royals with 13 points (4g-9a).
•    Reading’s Kevin Goumas has at least one point in eight of his nine games with the Royals (7g-8a).
•    Jackals are 18-4-4 in one-goal games.
•    Royals have outscored their opponents 77-55 in the third period.

Atlanta Gladiators (31-28-7) at South Carolina Stingrays (39-18-9)                    7:05 p.m. ET
•    Derek Nesbitt leads Atlanta against the Stingrays with four goals and eight points.
•    South Carolina’s Vitek Vanecek leads rookies, and is second overall, with a 2.00 goals-against average.
•    Gladiators are 24-5-6 when scoring first.
•    Stingrays are 24-10-5 against South Division opponents.

Fort Wayne Komets (37-21-8) at Cincinnati Cyclones (34-23-9)                      7:35 p.m. ET
•    Fort Wayne’s Shawn Szydlowski is tied for second with 48 assists.
•    Jack Downing leads Cincinnati against the Komets with five goals.
•    Komets are fifth on the power play on the road at 20.3 percent (25-for-123).
•    Cyclones are league’s fourth-least penalized team with 11.91 penalty minutes per game.

Colorado Eagles (35-26-4) at Tulsa Oilers (32-27-5)                                       7:05 p.m. CT
•    Colorado’s Trent Daavettila is second with 71 points (23g-48a).
•    Tulsa’s Dennis Brown is tied for fourth among defensemen with 28 assists.
•    Eagles are second with 27.08 shots-against per game.
•    Oilers are second on the power play at home at 21.1 percent (19-for-90).

Quad City Mallards (33-26-6) at Wichita Thunder (16-38-12)                          7:05 p.m. CT
•    Matt Neal leads Quad City against the Thunder with four goals.
•    Wichita’s Michael Neal has scored a goal in each of his last two games.
•    Mallards are tied for fourth with four shorthanded goals against.
•    Thunder have had a league-high 19 games decided in overtime or a shootout.

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

Fort Wayne can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Tuesday if:

Fort Wayne wins AND Tulsa loses OR Fort Wayne loses in overtime/shootout AND Tulsa loses in regulation