ECHL Today - Dec. 15

Manchester Monarchs (15-8-2) at Greenville Swamp Rabbits (13-9-2)               7 p.m. ET

Teams will complete Thursday’s suspended game prior to start of tonight’s game

  • Manchester’s Colton Saucerman is third among defensemen with 21 points (3g-18a).
  • Greenville’s Allan McPherson leads the league with 21 assists.
  • Monarchs are 11-0-2 when leading after two periods.
  • Swamp Rabbits have a league-leading four wins when trailing after two periods (4-6-0).

Worcester Railers (8-9-4) at Adirondack Thunder (13-9-2)                                  7 p.m. ET

  • Chris Langkow leads Worcester with 18 points (6g-12a).
  • Adirondack’s Pierre-Luc Mercier is tied for first among rookies with four power-play goals.
  • Railers are 5-0-1 when leading after two periods.
  • Thunder are 6-1-1 when outshot by their opponent.

Atlanta Gladiators (12-11-2) at Kalamazoo Wings (10-8-2)                                  7 p.m. ET

  • Alex Gacek leads Atlanta with eight goals.
  • Kalamazoo’s Joel Martin is third with 462 saves.
  • Gladiators are 7-3-2 in one-goal games.
  • Wings are fourth with 36.20 shots per game.

Orlando Solar Bears (10-11-4) at Norfolk Admirals (7-16-1)                                7 p.m. ET

  • Orlando’s Nolan Valleau is tied for the league lead with six power-play goals.
  • Norfolk’s Grant Besse is tied for first among rookies with four power-play goals.
  • Solar Bears are 4-1-1 when scoring first.
  • Admirals are league’s fourth-least penalized team with 12.13 penalty minutes per game.

Wheeling Nailers (14-9-2) at Reading Royals (13-8-2)                                           7 p.m. ET

  • Wheeling’s Cam Brown leads rookies with 10 power-play assists.
  • Mark Naclerio leads Reading against the Nailers with seven points (2g-5a).
  • Nailers are tied for the league lead with 35 goals in the second period.
  • Royals’ eight home wins are tied for the most in the Eastern Conference.

Toledo Walleye (14-7-3) at Brampton Beast (10-9-3)                                             7:15 p.m. ET

  • Toledo’s Pat Nagle leads the league with 12 wins.
  • Brampton’s Jordan Henry is third fourth among defensemen with 73 shots on goal.
  • Walleye are tied for third with one shorthanded goal against.
  • Beast are fourth on the power play at home at 20.7 percent (12-for-58).

South Carolina Stingrays (15-4-4) at Florida Everblades (18-3-3)                       7:30 p.m. ET

  • South Carolina’s Parker Milner is second with a 2.11 goals-against average.
  • Florida’s Justin Kea is on a three-game goal streak (3g).
  • Stingrays are fifth with 28.57 shots-against per game.
  • Everblades lead the league with 2.50 goals-against per game.

Quad City Mallards (8-13-1) at Cincinnati Cyclones (13-9-1)                               7:35 p.m. ET

  • Sam Warning leads Quad City with 11 goals and 18 points.
  • Cincinnati’s Justin Danforth is on an 11-game point streak (7g-10a).
  • Mallards are 4-0-1 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.
  • Cyclones are 7-3-1 in one-goal games.

Indy Fuel (8-11-3) at Fort Wayne Komets (13-7-2)                                                8 p.m. ET

  • Indy’s Ryan Rupert is tied for the league lead with three shorthanded points (2g-1a).
  • Fort Wayne’s Garrett Thompson has 10 points (6g-4a) in his last six games.
  • Fuel are 6-2-1 when scoring first.
  • Komets are third with 3.82 goals per game.

Colorado Eagles (17-4-3) at Tulsa Oilers (9-8-6)                                                    7:05 p.m. CT

  • Colorado’s Drayson Bowman is on an eight-game point streak (2g-12a).
  • Tulsa’s Jake Hildebrand is fifth with 439 saves.
  • Eagles have scored first in 19 of their 24 games (16-1-2).
  • Oilers lead the league with seven shorthanded goals.

Rapid City Rush (7-16-0) at Utah Grizzlies (7-11-7)                                              7:05 p.m. MT

  • Rapid City’s Dante Salituro is tied for third among rookies with 11 goals.
  • Utah’s Kevin Carr leads the league with 1,046 minutes played.
  • Rush are sixth on the penalty kill at 86.5 percent (96-for-111).
  • Grizzlies have had a league-leading 10 games decided in overtime or a shootout.

Wichita Thunder (16-5-2) at Idaho Steelheads (15-7-4)                                         7:10 p.m. MT

  • Wichita’s Samuel Thibault is second among rookies in plus-minus at +11.
  • Idaho’s Cody Corbett is tied for second with 12 power-play points (1g-11a).
  • Thunder are 11-1-0 when scoring first.
  • Steelheads are fourth with 2.65 goals-against per game.