ECHL Today - Jan. 13

Worcester Railers (15-15-5) at Manchester Monarchs (21-12-4)                          6 p.m. ET

  • Kellen Jones leads Worcester against the Monarchs with nine points (4g-5a).
  • Manchester’s Colton Saucerman is third among defensemen with 23 assists.
  • Railers are tied for sixth with seven shorthanded goals.
  • Monarchs are 16-7-2 when outshooting their opponent.

Reading Royals (20-16-2) at Adirondack Thunder (21-15-3)                               7 p.m. ET

  • Matt Willows leads Reading against the Thunder with 10 points (3g-7a).
  • Adirondack’s Drew Fielding has allowed two goals or less in five of his last seven starts.
  • Royals are league’s second-least penalized team with 10.00 penalty minutes per game.
  • Thunder are fifth on the penalty kill at home at 86.6 percent (58-for-67).

Greenville Swamp Rabbits (18-16-3) at Atlanta Gladiators (17-19-3)                  7:05 p.m. ET

  • Greenville’s Joe Houk is tied for second among defensemen with nine goals.
  • Lindsay Sparks leads Atlanta against the Swamp Rabbits with three goals and seven points.
  • Swamp Rabbits are tied for fourth on the power play at 19.9 percent (33-for-166).
  • Gladiators are 5-1-1 when leading after two periods at home.

Orlando Solar Bears (16-17-5) at South Carolina Stingrays (22-8-4)                   7:05 p.m. ET

  • Jean Dupuy leads Orlando against the Stingrays with five points (3g-2a).
  • South Carolina’s Joe Devin is on a four-game goal streak (4g).
  • Solar Bears are 8-2-1 when scoring first.
  • Stingrays are 12-4-0 in their last 16 games.

Norfolk Admirals (13-18-5) at Wheeling Nailers (20-15-3)                                    7:05 p.m. ET

  • Norfolk’s Brodie Dupont has 13 points (3g-10a) in his last eight games.
  • Wheeling’s Reid Gardineris third with five game-winning goals.
  • Admirals are 6-1-3 when leading after two periods.
  • Nailers are third with 36.53 shots per game.

Fort Wayne Komets (21-12-2) at Brampton Beast (14-16-3)                                 7:15 p.m. ET

  • Fort Wayne’s Cody Sol is third among defensemen in plus-minus at +17.
  • Brandon Marino leads Brampton with nine goals.
  • Komets are fifth with 29.57 shots-against per game.
  • Beast are 10-0-0 when leading after two periods.

Kansas City Mavericks (21-16-1) at Toledo Walleye (22-10-3)                             7:15 p.m. ET

  • Matt Robertson leads Kansas City with 15 goals and 28 points.
  • Toledo’s Pat Nagle leads the league with 17 wins.
  • Mavericks are 7-1-0 in their last eight games.
  • Walleye are third with 2.60 goals-against per game.

Florida Everblades (26-6-3) at Jacksonville Icemen (10-20-5)                               7:30 p.m. ET

  • Justin Kea leads Florida against the Icemen with four goals.
  • Jacksonville’s Elgin Pearce is tied for ninth among rookies with 27 points (11g-16a).
  • Everblades are fifth on the power play on the road at 22.5 percent (16-for-71).
  • Icemen are 6-3-2 when leading after one period.

Indy Fuel (13-17-3) at Quad City Mallards (9-21-3)                                              7:05 p.m. CT

  • Michael Neal leads Indy with 11 goals.
  • Quad City’s Sam Warning had four points (2g-2a) in last night’s 5-3 win over Indy.
  • Fuel are tied for the league lead with eight shorthanded goals.
  • Mallards are league’s least-penalized team with 9.39 penalty minutes per game.

Allen Americans (19-12-5) at Tulsa Oilers (14-14-8)                                              7:05 p.m. CT

  • Allen’s Jeremy Brodeur is fourth with a .926 save percentage.
  • Adam Pleskach leads Tulsa against the Americans with nine points (5g-4a).
  • Americans have outscored their opponents 44-30 in the first period.
  • Oilers are tied for the league lead with eight shorthanded goals.

Utah Grizzlies (13-15-8) at Wichita Thunder (22-12-3)                                         7:05 p.m. CT

  • Utah’s Jon Puskar is on a three-game goal streak (4g).
  • Wichita’s Lane Bauer is fourth among rookies in plus-minus at +14.
  • Grizzlies are tied for the league lead with 13 games decided in overtime or a shootout.
  • Thunder are tied for the league lead with one shorthanded goal against.

Rapid City Rush (10-22-2) at Colorado Eagles (27-5-4)                                        7:05 p.m. MT

  • Rapid City’s Peter Sivak has five goals in his last three games.
  • Colorado’s Michael Joly leads the league with 29 goals and 43 points.
  • Rush are second on the power play on the road at 24.1 percent (13-for-54).
  • Eagles are tied for the league lead with 3.86 goals per game.

Kalamazoo Wings (18-13-3) at Idaho Steelheads (21-11-5)                                   7:10 p.m. MT

  • Kalamazoo’s Justin Taylor is tied for second with 20 goals.
  • Idaho’s Justin Parizek is on a four-game goal streak (5g).
  • Wings are 13-5-2 when scoring first.
  • Steelheads are second with 36.59 shots per game.