ECHL Today – March 5


Orlando Solar Bears (24-22-8) at Manchester Monarchs (35-16-6)                    7 p.m. ET
•    Rylan Schwartz leads Orlando against the Monarchs with five points (2g-3a).
•    Manchester’s Derek Arnold is tied for third among rookies with a 19.7 percent shooting percentage (15-for-76).
•    Solar Bears are second on the power play on the road at 22.5 percent (18-for-80).
•    Monarchs lead the league with 35.12 shots per game.

Wheeling Nailers (27-23-5) at Reading Royals (27-22-8)                                   7 p.m. ET
•    Riley Brace leads Wheeling against the Royals with eight points (3g-5a).
•    Reading’s Robbie Czarnik is tied for fourth with 24 goals.
•    Nailers are 17-0-0 when leading after two periods.
•    Royals have outscored their opponents 64-50 in the third period.

Toledo Walleye (37-14-5) at Florida Everblades (35-19-2)                                7 p.m. ET
•    Toledo’s Shane Berschbach is tied for third with 58 points (23g-35a).
•    Florida’s Anthony Peters leads rookie goaltenders with a 2.15 goals-against average.
•    Walleye have won seven straight games and are 14-3-2 in their last 19 games.
•    Everblades are 13-5-2 in one-goal games.

Utah Grizzlies (31-22-4) at Kalamazoo Wings (25-24-5)                                    7 p.m. ET
•    Utah’s Ryan Faragher is tied for third with three shutouts.
•    Dane Fox leads Kalamazoo with 22 goals.
•    Grizzlies are tied for second with 10 shorthanded goals.
•    K-Wings are 15-0-4 when leading after two periods.

Atlanta Gladiators (29-20-7) at Greenville Swamp Rabbits (24-24-7)                7 p.m. ET

•    Atlanta’s Garry Nunn is tied for second with 20 power-play assists.
•    Michael St. Croix leads Greenville against the Gladiators with eight points (3g-5a).
•    Gladiators are third on the power play on the road at 21.0 percent (22-for-105).
•    Swamp Rabbits are tied for fifth with eight shorthanded goals.

Adirondack Thunder (32-18-6) at South Carolina Stingrays (33-18-6)               7:05 p.m. ET
•    Adirondack’s Michael Kirkpatrick leads rookies with 23 goals.
•    South Carolina’s David Pacan is tied for eighth with 51 points (18g-33a).
•    Thunder are 16-6-5 when outshot by their opponent.
•    Stingrays are second with 2.32 goals-against per game.

Cincinnati Cyclones (30-20-6) at Indy Fuel (27-29-2)                                        7:35 p.m. ET
•    Cincinnati’s Nick Huard leads rookies with 12 power-play goals.
•    Ben Marshall leads Indy against the Cyclones with three goals.
•    Cyclones have scored a league-high 69 goals in the third period.
•    Fuel are sixth on the penalty kill at home at 87.4 percent (76-for-87).

Wichita Thunder (12-33-12) at Quad City Mallards (26-24-5)                            7:05 p.m. CT
•    Wichita’s Landon Oslanski leads defensemen with nine power-play goals.
•    Matt Neal leads Quad City against the Thunder with three goals.
•    Thunder are 8-1-2 when leading after two periods.
•    Mallards are 8-4-2 when outshooting their opponent.

Tulsa Oilers (28-22-5) at Evansville IceMen (21-25-8)                                       7:15 p.m. CT
•    Tulsa’s Dan DeSalvo is tied for third among rookies with 49 points (16g-33a).
•    Daultan Leveille leads Evansville with 21 goals.
•    Oilers are tied for second with three shorthanded goals against.
•    IceMen are 12-2-5 when scoring first.

Fort Wayne Komets (31-19-5) at Rapid City Rush (23-28-5)                              7:05 p.m. MT
•    Fort Wayne’s Shawn Szydlowski is tied for fourth with 35 assists.
•    Rapid City’s Josh Macdonald had six points (3g-3a) in Friday’s 8-6 win over Komets.
•    Komets are second with 3.35 goals per game.
•    Rush are tied for second on the penalty kill at 86.7 percent (156-for-180).

Allen Americans (32-19-5) at Colorado Eagles (30-23-2)                                  7:05 p.m. MT

•    Allen’s Vincent Arseneau is on a four-game goal streak since Feb. 21 (4g).
•    Jesse Mychan leads Colorado against the Americans with four goals and eight points.
•    Americans are 24-2-2 when scoring first.
•    Eagles are tied for fourth with 3.11 goals per game.

Alaska Aces (20-30-7) at Idaho Steelheads (32-20-7)                                        7:10 p.m. MT
•    Alaska’s William Wrenn is second among defensemen with 30 assists.
•    Andre Bouvet-Morrissette leads Idaho against the Aces with four goals.
•    Aces are 15-3-0 when leading after two periods.
•    Steelheads are 22-6-2 when scoring first.