Manchester Monarchs (4-4-2) at Newfoundland Growlers (9-5-0) 7 p.m. NT
- Manchester’s David Kolomatis is tied for third among defensemen with seven assists.
- Newfoundland’s Giorgio Estephan leads rookies, and is second overall, with nine goals.
- Monarchs are second with 37.10 shots per game.
- Growlers are 6-1-0 when scoring first.
Reading Royals (5-2-3) at Adirondack Thunder (8-3-0) 7 p.m. ET
- Reading’s Branden Komm is fourth with 257 saves.
- Adirondack’s Shane Conacher is tied for fourth with 45 shots on goal.
- Royals are league’s fourth-least penalized team with 11.10 penalty minutes per game.
- Thunder are tied for fifth with 2.64 goals-against per game.
Atlanta Gladiators (3-3-2) at Norfolk Admirals (7-3-0) 7 p.m. ET
- Atlanta’s Miroslav Svoboda is fourth with a 1.73 goals-against average.
- Norfolk’s Connor Hurley leads rookies with a 40.0 percent shooting percentage (4-for-10).
- Gladiators have scored 12 of their 21 goals in the second period.
- Admirals are 4-0-0 in one-goal games.
Greenville Swamp Rabbits (3-7-1) at Wheeling Nailers (1-5-0) 7:05 p.m. ET
- Greenville’s Johno May is tied for second with four power-play goals.
- Zac Lynch leads Wheeling with seven points (3g-4a).
- Swamp Rabbits are 2-0-1 when leading after two periods.
- Nailers are sixth with 33.67 shots per game.
Maine Mariners (3-5-1) at Worcester Railers (3-7-0) 7:05 p.m. ET
- Maine’s Sean Day had three points (2g-1a) in Wednesday’s 4-2 win at Reading.
- Worcester’s Evan Buitenhuis is sixth among rookie goaltenders with a .917 save percentage.
- Mariners have scored 12 of their 26 goals in the third period.
- Railers are tied for sixth on the penalty kill at home at 88.2 percent (15-for-17).
Jacksonville Icemen (7-2-0) at Florida Everblades (3-3-2) 7:30 p.m. ET
- Jacksonville’s Mikhail Berdin has allowed two goals or less in four of his five appearances.
- Florida’s Jamie Phillips is fifth with a 1.76 goals-against average.
- Icemen have scored four or more goals in seven of their nine games.
- Everblades are tied for second on the penalty kill at home at 92.9 percent (13-for-14).
Toledo Walleye (7-1-1) at Kalamazoo Wings (4-4-1) 7:30 p.m. ET
- Toledo’s Shane Berschbach is on a five-game goal streak (5g).
- Kalamazoo’s Justin Taylor is tied for third with eight goals.
- Walleye have outscored their opponents 24-12 during their six-game winning streak.
- K-Wings are tied for the league lead with four shorthanded goals.
Indy Fuel (5-4-0) at Cincinnati Cyclones (6-2-2) 7:35 p.m. ET
- Indy’s Josh Shalla has at least one point in all nine games (4g-10a).
- Cincinnati’s Justin Vaive is on a four-game goal streak (4g).
- Fuel are sixth on the power play on the road at 23.5 percent (4-for-17).
- Cyclones have outscored their opponents 12-2 in the third period.
Kansas City Mavericks (6-1-1) at Allen Americans (3-7-1) 7:05 p.m. CT
- Kansas City’s Jared VanWormer is tied for third in plus-minus at +10.
- Allen’s Dante Salituro is second with 48 shots on goal.
- Mavericks are 6-0-1 when scoring three or more goals.
- Americans are 3-1-0 when scoring first.
Utah Grizzlies (6-1-3) at Wichita Thunder (3-2-3) 7:05 p.m. CT
- Utah’s Kevin Davis leads defensemen with 12 points (1g-11a).
- Dyson Stevenson leads Wichita with four goals.
- Grizzlies are third with 27.80 shots-against per game.
- Thunder are tied for second with five games decided in overtime or a shootout.
Fort Wayne Komets (4-5-0) at Rapid City Rush (5-4-2) 7:05 p.m. MT
- Fort Wayne’s Phelix Martineau is on a four-game point streak (4g-5a).
- Rapid City’s Andrew Radjenovic has five points (3g-2a) in his last three games.
- Komets are fifth with 28.89 shots-against per game.
- Rush are 4-0-2 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.
Tulsa Oilers (4-1-4) at Idaho Steelheads (5-6-1) 7:10 p.m. MT
- Tulsa’s Kyle Rhodes is second among defensemen with a 30.8 percent shooting percentage (4-for-13).
- Idaho’s Brad McClure is tied for sixth among rookies with six goals.
- Oilers are league’s least-penalized team with 9.56 penalty minutes per game.
- Steelheads are 2-0-0 when leading after two periods.
MOST CAREER COACHING WINS
580 – Jason Christie (Peoria, 2000-05; Utah, 2005-08; Ontario, 2011-15; Tulsa, 2015-17; Jacksonville, 2017-Present)
491 – John Marks (Charlotte, 1993-98; Greenville, 1998-2006; Pensacola, 2007-08; Augusta, 2008-09)
480 – Jeff Pyle (Mobile, 1998-2002; Gwinnett, 2003-11; Evansville, 2013-14; Atlanta, 2018-19)
– John Brophy (Hampton Roads, 1989-2000; Wheeling, 2001-03)
376 – Steve Martinson (San Diego, 2003-04; Elmira, 2007-10; Chicago, 2011-12; Allen, 2014-Present)