ECHL Today - Oct. 13
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Manchester Monarchs (0-0-0) at Brampton Beast (0-0-0)                         4 p.m. ET

  • Manchester’s Doug Christiansen makes his ECHL head coaching debut.
  • Brampton’s Brandon Marino was tied for ninth in the ECHL last season with 42 assists.
  • Monarchs were fourth in the league last season with 3.57 goals per game.
  • Beast were fourth in league on the penalty kill last season at 86.1 percent (292-for-339).

 

Florida Everblades (0-1-0) at Newfoundland Growlers (1-0-0)                            7 p.m. NT

  • Florida’s Jeremy Helvig made 28 saves in pro debut on Friday.
  • Kristians Rubins scored the first goal in Newfoundland team history in Friday’s 3-2 win over Florida.
  • Everblades went 1-for-3 on the power play last night.
  • Growlers outshot Florida 31-23 on Friday.

 

Adirondack Thunder (0-0-0) at Maine Mariners (0-0-0)                                       6 p.m. ET

  • Adirondack’s Shane Conacher was tied for 14th in the league last season with 63 points (20g-43a).
  • Maine’s Riley Armstrong makes his head coaching debut.
  • Thunder were fourth on the power play last season at 19.1 percent (56-for-293).
  • Mariners play four of their first five games at home.

 

Toledo Walleye (1-0-0) at Greenville Swamp Rabbits (0-0-1)                               7 p.m. ET

  • Toledo’s Dylan Sadowy scored two goals last night.
  • Greenville’s J.C. Brassard had two assists on Friday.
  • Walleye scored final four goals of Friday’s 4-3 overtime win at Greenville.
  • Swamp Rabbits went 1-for-3 on the power play in last night’s game.

 

Worcester Railers (0-0-0) at Reading Royals (0-0-0)                                              7 p.m. ET

  • Worcester’s Mitch Gillam led the league last season with five shutouts.
  • Reading’s Frank Hora was third among rookies in plus-minus last season at +23.
  • Railers went 16-6-2 in their last 24 games last season.
  • Royals have advanced to the postseason in each of the last nine seasons.

 

Wheeling Nailers (0-0-0) at Norfolk Admirals (0-0-0)                                            7 p.m. ET

  • Wheeling’s Mike Bavis makes his head coaching debut.
  • Norfolk’s Ty Reichenbach led the league last season with 1,463 saves.
  • Nailers have finished over .500 in each of the last 10 seasons.
  • Admirals head coach Robbie Ftorek enters his 20th season as a pro hockey head coach.

 

South Carolina Stingrays (0-0-0) at Jacksonville Icemen (0-0-0)                          7 p.m. ET

  • South Carolina’s Parker Milner was 2017-18 ECHL Goaltender of the Year.
  • Jacksonville head coach Jason Christie is ECHL all-time leader with 573 career coaching wins.
  • Stingrays Spiros Anastas makes his professional head coaching debut.
  • Icemen were fourth in the league last season with 28.88 shots-against per game.

 

Atlanta Gladiators (0-0-0) at Orlando Solar Bears (0-0-0)                                    7 p.m. ET

  • Atlanta head coach Jeff Pyle ranks third in league history with 932 career games coached.
  • Orlando’s Drake Berehowsky is 92-88-25 in three seasons as club’s head coach.
  • Gladiators Derek Nesbitt has 391 points (156g-235a) in 426 career ECHL games.
  • Solar Bears went 21-4-3 when scoring first last season.

 

Kalamazoo Wings (0-0-0) at Indy Fuel (0-1-0)                                                       7:35 p.m. ET

  • Kalamazoo’s Justin Taylor was second in the league last season with 35 goals.
  • Quentin Shore scored Indy’s lone goal in 3-1 loss to Fort Wayne last night.
  • K-Wings head coach Nick Bootland is tied for eighth in league history with 342 career wins.
  • Fuel went 7-for-9 on the penalty kill on Friday.

 

Fort Wayne Komets (1-0-0) at Cincinnati Cyclones (0-0-0)                                  7:35 p.m. ET

  • Fort Wayne’s Zach Fucale stopped 17 of the 18 shots he faced last night at Indy.
  • Cincinnati’s Jesse Schultz led the league last season with 57 assists.
  • Komets went 8-for-8 on the penalty kill in Friday’s 3-1 win at Indy.
  • Cyclones head coach Matt Thomas is tied for eighth in league history with 342 career wins.

 

Allen Americans (0-1-0) at Wichita Thunder (1-0-0)                                             7:05 p.m. CT

  • Casey Pierro-Zabotel scored Allen’s lone goal in 5-1 loss at Kansas City last night.
  • Wichita’s Jakob Stukel scored first pro goal in 3-2 win against Idaho on Friday.
  • Americans are 39-10-7 all-time against Wichita.
  • Thunder went 4-for-4 on the penalty kill in last night’s win.

 

Idaho Steelheads (0-0-1) at Tulsa Oilers (0-0-0)                                                      7:05 p.m. CT

  • Idaho’s Brad McClure and Brady Norrish each scored first pro goal last night in 3-2 shootout loss at Wichita.
  • Tulsa’s Devin Williams was tied for second in the league last season with four shutouts.
  • Steelheads went 4-for-4 on the penalty kill on Friday.
  • Oilers head coach Rob Murray is 262-179-62 in seven seasons as ECHL coach.

 

Rapid City Rush (0-1-0) at Utah Grizzlies (1-0-0)                                                  7:05 p.m. MT

  • Rapid City’s Adam Marsh scored his first pro goal last night.
  • Utah’s Caleb Herbert had three points (2g-1a) in 4-2 win over Rapid City on Friday.
  • Rush outshot Utah 28-27 on Friday.
  • Grizzlies went 2-for-3 on the power play last night.