ECHL Today - Oct. 12

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.