South Division Capsules

ATLANTA GLADIATORS

Location: Duluth, Georgia

Arena (Capacity): Infinite Energy Arena (11,355)

Coach: Jeff Pyle, Ninth Season with Atlanta, 14th Season in ECHL (477-353-102)

2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost South Division Semifinals to Florida (4 games to 0)

NHL Affiliate: Boston Bruins

AHL Affiliate: Providence Bruins

 

2017-18 in review

Record: 32-35-5, 69 points

Division Finish: 4th, South

Overall ECHL Finish: 21st

Goals Per Game (Rank): 2.85 (21st)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.18 (44th)

Power Play (Rank): 13.8% (T24th)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 83.2% (T16th)

 

 

FLORIDA EVERBLADES

Location: Estero, Florida

Arena (Capacity): Hertz Arena (7,186)

Coach: Brad Ralph, Third Season with Florida, Sixth Season in ECHL (231-98-31)

2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost Kelly Cup Finals to Colorado (4 games to 3)

NHL Affiliate: Carolina Hurricanes

AHL Affiliate: Charlotte Checkers

 

2017-18 in review

Record: 53-13-6, 112 points

Division Finish: 1st, South

Overall ECHL Finish: 1st

Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.63 (3rd)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 2.38 (3rd)

Power Play (Rank): 17.1% (T14th)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 86.2% (3rd)

 

 

GREENVILLE SWAMP RABBITS

Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Arena (Capacity): Bon Secours Wellness Arena (7,044)

Coach: Kevin Kerr, First Season

2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Did Not Qualify

NHL Affiliate: Independent

AHL Affiliate: Independent

 

2017-18 in review

Record: 24-40-8, 56 points

Division Finish: 7th, South

Overall ECHL Finish: 26th

Goals Per Game (Rank): 2.81 (25th)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.94 (26th)

Power Play (Rank): 17.6% (12th)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 76.5% (27th)

 

 

JACKSONVILLE ICEMEN

Location: Jacksonville, Florida

Arena (Capacity): Veterans Memorial Arena (8,500)

Coach: Jason Christie, Second Season with Jacksonville, 16th Season in ECHL (573-388-118)

2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Did Not Qualify

NHL Affiliate: Winnipeg Jets

AHL Affiliate: Manitoba Moose

 

2017-18 in review

Record: 26-39-7, 59 points

Division Finish: 5th, South

Overall ECHL Finish: 23rd

Goals Per Game (Rank): 2.82 (T23rd)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.42 (20th)

Power Play (Rank): 9.1% (27th)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 83.5% (13th)

 

 

NORFOLK ADMIRALS

Location: Norfolk, Virginia

Arena (Capacity): Norfolk Scope (8,701)

Coach: Robbie Ftorek, Third Season (50-68-9)

2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Did Not Qualify

NHL Affiliate: Arizona Coyotes

AHL Affiliate: Tucson Roadrunners

 

2017-18 in review

Record: 26-39-7, 59 points

Division Finish: 6th, South

Overall ECHL Finish: 24th

Goals Per Game (Rank): 2.93 (19th)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.74 (25th)

Power Play (Rank): 16.9% (16th)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 85.7% (6th)

 

 

ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS

Location: Orlando, Florida

Arena (Capacity): Amway Center (9,049)

Coach: Drake Berehowsky, Fourth Season (92-88-25)

2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost South Division Finals to Florida (4 games to 1)

NHL Affiliate: Tampa Bay Lightning

AHL Affiliate: Syracuse Crunch

 

2017-18 in review

Record: 33-30-9, 75 points

Division Finish: 3rd, South

Overall ECHL Finish: 17th

Goals Per Game (Rank): 2.94 (18th)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.17 (13th)

Power Play (Rank): 16.0% (T17th)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 82.8% (18th)

 

 

SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS

Location: North Charleston, South Carolina

Arena (Capacity): North Charleston Coliseum (7,250)

Coach: Sprios Anastas, First Season

2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost South Division Semifinals to Orlando (4 games to 0)

NHL Affiliate: Washington Capitals

AHL Affiliate: Hershey Bears

 

2017-18 in review

Record: 48-16-8, 104 points

Division Finish: 2nd, South     

Overall ECHL Finish: 3rd

Goals Per Game (Rank): 2.97 (T16th)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 2.13 (1st)

Power Play (Rank): 17.8% (11th)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 90.5% (1st)