ECHL Today - Dec. 23

Worcester Railers (11-10-4) at Adirondack Thunder (15-12-2)                            7 p.m. ET

  • Chris Langkow leads Worcester with 22 points (8g-14a).
  • Adirondack’s Ty Loney is tied for the league lead with six power-play goals.
  • Railers are 8-2-3 when scoring first.
  • Thunder are tied for fourth with five shorthanded goals.

South Carolina Stingrays (17-6-4) at Greenville Swamp Rabbits (15-12-2)        7 p.m. ET

  • South Carolina’s Taylor Cammarata is second among rookies with a 25.9 percent shooting percentage (7-for-27).
  • Joe Houk leads Greenville against the Stingrays with seven points (3g-4a).
  • Stingrays are tied for second with 10 road wins (10-4-1).
  • Swamp Rabbits have a league-leading eight wins when trailing after one period (8-4-1).

Manchester Monarchs (18-9-2) at Reading Royals (14-12-2)                                7 p.m. ET

  • Manchester’s Jordan LaVallee-Smotherman is on a five-game point streak (5g-2a).
  • Michael Huntebrinker leads Reading against the Monarchs with three goals and four points.
  • Monarchs lead the league with 12 road wins (12-4-2).
  • Royals are league’s second-least penalized team with 10.68 penalty minutes per game.

Norfolk Admirals (10-17-1) at Orlando Solar Bears (11-14-4)                              7 p.m. ET

  • Grant Besse leads Norfolk against the Solar Bears with four goals and six points.
  • Orlando’s J.C. Campagna is tied for second among rookies with 17 assists.
  • Admirals are sixth on the power play on the road at 23.1 percent (15-for-65).
  • Solar Bears are seventh with 35.48 shots per game.

Brampton Beast (13-10-3) at Wheeling Nailers (15-11-2)                                      7:05 p.m. ET

  • Brampton’s Jordan Henry is third among defensemen with 86 shots on goal.
  • Wheeling’s Reid Gardiner is tied for third among rookies with 12 goals.
  • Beast are 11-3-1 in their last 15 games.
  • Nailers are sixth with 3.50 goals per game.

Quad City Mallards (8-16-2) at Fort Wayne Komets (16-7-2)                              7:30 p.m. ET

  • Quad City’s Willie Raskob is tied for third among rookies with six power-play assists.
  • Artur Tyanulin leads Fort Wayne against the Mallards with six points (2g-4a).
  • Mallards are league’s least-penalized team with 8.77 penalty minutes per game.
  • Komets are fourth with 36.84 shots per game.

Cincinnati Cyclones (16-9-1) at Indy Fuel (8-14-3)                                                7:35 p.m. ET

  • Cincinnati’s Justin Danforth leads rookies, and is tied for second overall, with 16 goals.
  • Michael Neal leads Indy with 10 goals.
  • Cyclones are 9-3-1 against Central Division opponents.
  • Fuel are sixth on the penalty kill at 86.3 percent (88-for-102).

Tulsa Oilers (12-9-6) at Allen Americans (15-7-5)                                                  7:05 p.m. CT

  • Adam Pleskach leads Tulsa against the Americans with five goals and eight points.
  • Allen’s Casey Pierro-Zabotel leads the league with 25 assists.
  • Oilers are 9-0-1 when leading after two periods.
  • Americans are fourth on the penalty kill at home at 87.5 percent (63-for-72).

Kansas City Mavericks (14-15-1) at Wichita Thunder (18-7-2)                            7:05 p.m. CT

  • Dan Correale leads Kansas City against the Thunder with three goals.
  • Wichita’s Shane Starrett is tied for third with a .929 save percentage.
  • Mavericks are 6-0-1 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.
  • Thunder are fourth with 2.63 goals-against per game.

Colorado Eagles (20-5-4) at Utah Grizzlies (10-11-8)                                             7:05 p.m. MT

  • Colorado’s Matt Register is tied for second among defensemen with eight goals.
  • Greger Hanson leads Utah against the Eagles with nine points (4g-5a).
  • Eagles are 11-2-4 in one-goal games.
  • Grizzlies have had a league-leading 12 games decided in overtime or a shootout.

Idaho Steelheads (18-8-4) at Rapid City Rush (7-20-0)                                         7:05 p.m. MT

  • Idaho’s Philippe Desrosiers is third with a 2.19 goals-against average.
  • Peter Sivak leads Rapid City against the Steelheads with six points (2g-4a).
  • Steelheads are tied for the league lead with four wins when trailing after two periods (4-6-1).
  • Rush are 4-0-0 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.