Florida Everblades at Newfoundland Growlers 7 p.m. NT
- Florida head coach Brad Ralph ranks fifth in ECHL history with a .685 career winning percentage (231-98-31).
- Newfoundland’s Adam Pardy has 342 games of NHL experience with Calgary, Dallas, Buffalo, Winnipeg, Edmonton and Nashville.
- Everblades tied team record with 53 wins last season.
- Growlers Ryane Clowe makes his head coaching debut.
Toledo Walleye at Greenville Swamp Rabbits 7 p.m. ET
- Toledo’s Pat Nagle ranks sixth in ECHL history with 160 career wins.
- Greenville head coach Kevin Kerr makes his ECHL coaching debut.
- Walleye have won at least 50 games in three of the last four seasons.
- Swamp Rabbits are 15-5-1 all-time against Toledo.
Fort Wayne Komets at Indy Fuel 7:35 p.m. ET
- Fort Wayne head coach Gary Graham is 215-104-41 in four seasons with the team.
- Josh Shalla led Indy last season with 28 goals.
- Komets are only ECHL team to advance past the first round of the playoffs in each of the last five seasons.
- Fuel reached the playoffs last season for the first time in club history.
Idaho Steelheads at Wichita Thunder 7:05 p.m. CT
- Idaho’s Steven McParland was tied for 10th in the league in 2017-18 with 31 goals.
- Ralph Cuddemi led Wichita last season with 64 points (33g-31a).
- Steelheads have reached the Kelly Cup Playoffs in 15 straight seasons, tied for the longest streak in ECHL history.
- Thunder head coach Malcolm Cameron ranks fifth in ECHL history with 699 career games coached.
Allen Americans at Kansas City Mavericks 7:05 p.m. CT
- Allen’s Casey Pierro-Zabotel is 12th in ECHL history with 353 career assists.
- Matt Robertson led Kansas City in 2017-18 with 26 goals.
- Americans head coach Steve Martinson ranks fifth in ECHL history with 373 career wins.
- Mavericks’ head coach John-Scott Dickson is 67-62-15 in two seasons.
Rapid City Rush at Utah Grizzlies 7:05 p.m. MT
- Rapid City head coach Daniel Tetrault enters his second season with the team.
- Utah’s Ryan Walters was tied for 14th in the ECHL last season with 63 points (29g-34a).
- Rush are opening season on the road for the first time since 2015-16.
- Grizzlies head coach Tim Branham is 178-136-45 in five seasons with the team.