ECHL Today – March 9

Quad City Mallards (26-24-6) at Evansville IceMen (22-26-8)                          6:15 p.m. CT
•    Vladimir Nikiforov leads Quad City against the IceMen with five points (1g-4a).
•    Evansville’s Mike Duco is fifth with a 22.2 percent shooting percentage (8-for-36).
•    Mallards are tied for second with three shorthanded goals against.
•    IceMen are tied for the league lead with 67 goals in the second period.

Missouri Mavericks (45-7-5) at Allen Americans (33-20-5)                               7:05 p.m. CT
•    Sebastien Sylvestre leads Missouri against the Americans with three goals.
•    Allen’s Eric Roy leads rookie defensemen with six power-play goals.
•    Mavericks are tied for the league lead with seven wins when trailing after one period (7-2-3).
•    Americans lead the league on the penalty kill at 87.6 percent (197-for-225).

Fort Wayne Komets (33-19-5) at Alaska Aces (20-31-7)                                   7:15 p.m. AKT

•    Fort Wayne’s Shawn Szydlowski is fourth with 39 assists.
•    Alaska’s Stephen Perfetto is fourth among rookies with 153 shots on goal.
•    Komets have scored eight of their league-leading 13 shorthanded goals on the road.
•    Aces are third on the power play at home at 20.9 percent (19-for-91).