ECHL Today – Oct. 24



South Carolina Stingrays (1-1-0) at Greenville Road Warriors (0-2-0)                  7 p.m. ET 

·     Braden Pimm leads South Carolina with seven shots on goal.

·     Greenville’s Jacob Johnston is third among defensemen with 10 shots on goal.

·     Frankie Simonelli scored shootout-winning goal on Saturday at Florida.

·     Road Warriors are second with 36.50 shots per game.  


Reading Royals (0-1-0) at Elmira Jackals (1-1-0)                                                   7:05 p.m. ET 

·     Zach Davies leads Reading with two points (1g-1a).

·     Elmira’s Allan McPherson leads rookies with a 66.7 percent shooting percentage (2-for-3).

·     Royals are tied for second on the power play at 33.3 percent (1-for-3).

·     Jackals have scored four of their eight goals in the third period.   


Toledo Walleye (0-1-0) at Brampton Beast (0-0-0)                                     7:30 p.m. ET 

·     Dane Walters scored Toledo’s lone goal in Saturday’s season opener.

·     Brampton’s Tyler Donati was 2010 ECHL Most Valuable Player with 114 points (38g-76a) with Elmira in 2009-10.

·     Walleye are third with 36.00 shots per game.

·     Beast head coach Brent Hughes makes his professional head coaching debut.  


Orlando Solar Bears (2-0-0) at Florida Everblades (1-0-1)                         7:30 p.m. ET

·     Orlando’s Brad Ross is tied for the league lead with five points (3g-2a).

·     Florida’s Allen York is tied for third with a 0.92 goals-against average.

·     Solar Bears are tied for fourth with 4.00 goals per game.

·     Everblades are fifth on the penalty kill at home at 88.9 percent (8-for-9).   


Fort Wayne Komets (2-0-0) at Kalamazoo Wings (2-1-0)                                       7:30 p.m. ET

·     Fort Wayne’s Pat Nagle is tied for the league lead with two wins.

·     Kalamazoo’s Sacha Guimond is tied for the league lead with three power-play points (1g-2a).

·     Komets have scored five of their nine goals in the third period.

·     K-Wings are tied for second on the power play at 33.3 percent (5-for-15).  


Wheeling Nailers (1-0-0) at Gwinnett Gladiators (0-1-0)                                        7:35 p.m. ET

·     Wheeling’s Riley Brace is tied for second in the league with three goals.

·     Gwinnett’s Joel Hanley scored his first pro goal on Saturday at Evansville.

·     Nailers’ head coach Clark Donatelli will set new club record tonight by coaching his 201st game.

·     The Gladiators went 1-for-4 on the power play in their season opener.   


Missouri Mavericks (0-0-0) at Indy Fuel (0-1-2)                                                     7:35 p.m. ET 

·     Missouri’s David Rutherford has 138 points (66g-72a) in 177 career ECHL games.

·     Indy’s Rhett Bly scored his first pro goal on Wednesday against Kalamazoo.

·     Mavericks’ head coach Richard Matvichuk won 1999 Stanley Cup title with the Dallas Stars.

·     Fuel have scored five of their 11 goals in the first period.   


Tulsa Oilers (0-0-0) at Allen Americans (0-0-0)                                                       7:05 p.m. CT 

·     Tulsa head coach Bruce Ramsay is 345-280-65 as a professional head coach.

·     Allen’s Aaron Dell was fourth in ECHL last season with a 2.14 goals-against average with Utah.

·     Oilers play 24 of their 36 home games before the midway point of the season.

·     Americans’ head coach Steve Martinson is 200-115-45 in five seasons as an ECHL head coach.   


Rapid City Rush (1-1-0) at Quad City Mallards (0-0-0)                                          7:05 p.m. CT 

·     Kyle Stroh leads Rapid City with two goals.

·     Quad City’s Kevin Baker, the 2009 ECHL Most Valuable Player, has 392 points (190g-202a) in 367 career ECHL games.

·     Rush are 7-for-7 on the penalty kill through two games.

·     Mallards’ head coach Terry Ruskowski went 96-80-20 as head coach of the Columbus Chill from 1991-94.   


Colorado Eagles (2-1-0) at Utah Grizzlies (1-1-1)                                                    7 p.m. MT 

·     Jonathan Parker leads Colorado with three goals and four points.

·     Utah’s Danick Paquette leads the league with three power-play assists.

·     Eagles lead the league with three shorthanded goals.

·     Grizzlies’ Charles-Olivier Roussel is tied for second among defensemen with four points (1g-3a).   


Idaho Steelheads (1-1-0) at Bakersfield Condors (2-2-0)                                        7 p.m. PT 

·     Idaho’s Olivier Roy is second with a 0.68 goals-against average.

·     Bakersfield’s Jonathan Lessard leads the league with four goals.

·     Steelheads have scored first in both of their first two games.

·     Condors are 2-0-0 when leading after two periods.   


Alaska Aces (0-4-0) at Stockton Thunder (2-1-0)                                                    7:30 p.m. PT 

·     Alaska’s Quinn Sproule is tied for first among defensemen with two goals.

·     Stockton’s Shawn Boutin is tied for first among defensemen in plus-minus at +4.

·     Aces are fourth with 35.25 shots per game.

·     Thunder are tied for second with one shorthanded goal.