ECHL Today – Nov. 4

Wheeling Nailers (1-5-0) at Johnstown Chiefs (3-4-0) 7:00 p.m. ET
* Wheeling won last meeting 7-3 on Oct. 27 led by Jordan Cameron and Kurtis McLean with two goals each.
* Johnstown is second in the league with 16 power-play goals and a power-play percentage of 22.5.
* Wheeling’s Sean Collins had a goal on Friday to extend his scoring streak to five games (3g-5a).
* Defenseman Doug Andress is tied for the Chiefs scoring lead with nine points (3g-6a).

Reading Royals (3-1-2) at Trenton Titans (3-2-0) 7:00 p.m. ET
* Royals won 3-2 at Trenton on Oct. 20 and Titans won 5-4 in shootout at Reading on Oct. 21.
* Trenton rookie Benoit Mondou has an assist in his first five games and leads the team with six assists.
* Royals lead the league on the penalty kill at 91.7 percent and are tied for second with three shorthand goals.
* Trenton’s Mike Pandolfo has a three-game goal streak (4g) and a five-game scoring streak (4g-4a).

Florida Everblades (4-2-0) at Dayton Bombers (1-2-0) 7:05 p.m. ET
* Bombers have won their last two home openers.
* Florida rookie Derek Damon scored his first professional goal in 4-1 win at Toledo on Friday.
* Dayton has allowed league-low three power-play goals and is fourth on the penalty kill at 88.9 percent.
* Everblades are 2-0-0 and have outscored their opponents 8-4 on current four-game road trip through Ohio.

Texas Wildcatters (4-1-0) at Gwinnett Gladiators (5-1-0) 7:35 p.m. ET
* Gwinnett power play is third in the league at 22.4 percent while Texas is fourth at 20.6 percent.
* Texas’ Marco Rosa has a six-game assist streak (8a) and a six-game point streak (3g-8a).
* Gwinnett’s Brad Schell leads the league with 13 assists and 16 points.
* Wildcatters’ Kevin Baker had two goals on Friday to extend his goal-scoring streak to three games (4g).

Cincinnati Cyclones (4-2-0) at Toledo Storm (4-2-0) 7:35 p.m. ET
* Cincinnati won first meeting 4-0 at home on Oct. 21 as rookie Cedrick Desjardins made 26 saves.
* Toledo rookie Andrew R. Martin has a four-game scoring streak (2g-3a) and a three-game assist streak (3a).
* Cyclones are second in ECHL on penalty kill at 91.4 percent and tied for second with three shorthand goals.
* Storm is 20-14-4 all-time against the Cyclones.

Augusta Lynx (2-3-0) at Pensacola Ice Pilots (1-7-0) 7:05 p.m. CT
* Brendan Cook and Colin Hemingway each had two goals in Pensacola’s 6-4 win on Friday.
* Augusta’s J.B. Bittner had two goals on Friday to extend his scoring streak to four games (2g-3a).
* Derek Krestanovich has a two-game assist streak (3a) and leads the Ice Pilots with six assists.
* Jamie Johnson had three assists on Friday and leads the Lynx with four assists.

Utah Grizzlies (2-2-2) at Idaho Steelheads (5-1-0) 7:10 p.m. MT
* Steelheads’ Marty Flichel scored a goal on Friday to extend his scoring streak to six games (3g-5a).
* Ryan Kinasewich, who led Utah with 86 points in 2005-06, had two points (1g-1a) in first game on Friday.
* Derek Nesbitt leads Idaho with four goals and nine points and is tied for team lead with four assists.
* Utah’s Rob McVicar had 36 saves on Friday and is 2-0-2 with 136 saves in his last four games.

Alaska Aces (3-2-0) at Bakersfield Condors (3-2-1) 7:00 p.m. PT
* Bakersfield’s Jamie Hodson is 2-0-1 with a .915 save percentage in three starts against Aces.
* Olivier Filion and rookie Kevin Croxton are tied for the Aces team lead with three goals each.
* Kevin St. Jacques leads Condors against Alaska with three goals and five points.
* Alaska’s Peter Metcalf is tied for sixth among ECHL defensemen with six points and five assists.

Victoria Salmon Kings (1-4-1) at Las Vegas Wranglers (3-0-3) 7:05 p.m. PT
* Wranglers improved to 13-0-1 all-time against Victoria with 4-2 win on Friday.
* Salmon Kings’ Milan Gajic has a two-game goal streak (2g) and a two-game scoring streak (2g-1a).
* Mike McKenna of Las Vegas is 2-0-3 with goals-against average of 2.07 and a save percentage of .921.
* Francois-Pierre (F.P.) Guenette of Victoria has scored a goal in each of his last two games.

Phoenix RoadRunners (3-4-0) at Stockton Thunder (4-0-0) 7:30 p.m. PT
* Thunder has won four games in a row for first time in team history and is off to best start ever.
* Scott May of Phoenix had two assists on Friday and leads the team with seven assists and 10 points.
* Stockton rookie Devan Dubnyk is 3-0-0 and ranks third in the ECHL with a save percentage of .951.
* RoadRunners defenseman Alexandre Rouleau has a two-game scoring streak (1g-1a).

Long Beach Ice Dogs (0-5-1) at Fresno Falcons (5-1-0) 8:00 p.m. PT
* Falcons are 6-0-2 in their last eight meetings with Long Beach, including 3-0-1 at home in 2005-06.
* Long Beach rookie T.J. Trevelyan has four-game scoring streak (3g-2a).
* Fresno leads league with five shorthand goals, including two by John Morlang which is tied for ECHL lead.
* Ice Dogs’ Alex Kim is tied for fourth in the league with three power-play goals.

Premier ‘AA’ Hockey League Fast Facts
* Affiliations with 25 of the 30 teams in the National Hockey League marking 10th consecutive season that the league has had affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL.
* 305 former ECHL players have played in NHL.
* 159 have made NHL debut in the last five seasons, including goaltenders Joey MacDonald and Mike Smith this season, and a record 47 in 2005-06.
* ECHL has been represented on last six Stanley Cup champions.
* Two NHL head coaches (Peter Laviolette & Jim Playfair) and 9 assistant coaches have ECHL experience.
* Affiliations with 24 of the 27 teams in the American Hockey League.
* ECHL has been represented on last 17 Calder Cup champions.
* For each of the past four seasons, ECHL has had more players called up to AHL than all other professional leagues combined. From 2002-06 the ECHL had 1,646 call ups, involving almost 1,000 players, including 416 call ups involving 263 players last season.
* Idaho Steelheads and City of Boise will host the 15th Annual ECHL All-Star Game presented by Rbk Hockey on Jan. 17 and the 10th Annual ECHL All-Star Skills Competition presented by Rbk Hockey on Jan. 16 at Qwest Arena.
* ECHL and its member teams contributed more than $2.3 million for charity and relief funds in 2005-06.