ECHL Today - Feb. 18

Manchester Monarchs (31-16-4) at Atlanta Gladiators (26-25-3)             2:05 p.m. ET

  • Manchester’s Jordan LaVallee-Smotherman is second with 29 goals.
  • Atlanta’s Sean Bonar is tied for the league lead with three shutouts.
  • Monarchs are fifth on the penalty kill at 86.0 percent (178-for-207).
  • Gladiators are 16-3-1 when leading after two periods.

Kalamazoo Wings (26-21-4) at Cincinnati Cyclones (27-20-2)                              3:05 p.m. ET

  • Tyler Biggs leads Kalamazoo against the Cyclones with five points (2g-3a).
  • Cincinnati’s Justin Vaive is third with a 22.4 percent shooting percentage (19-for-85).
  • Wings are third with 3.71 goals per game.
  • Cyclones are first on the power play at home at 24.2 percent (23-for-95).

Wheeling Nailers (28-21-4) at Reading Royals (28-20-3)                                       4 p.m. ET

  • Wheeling’s Nick Sorkin is tied for third with 37 assists.
  • Matt Willows leads Reading against the Nailers with four goals.
  • Nailers are first on the power play on the road at 23.9 percent (27-for-113).
  • Royals are league’s least-penalized team with 9.55 penalty minutes per game.

Florida Everblades (34-11-5) at Kansas City Mavericks (25-25-2)                       4:05 p.m. CT

  • Florida’s Martin Ouellette is third with a 2.13 goals-against average.
  • Kansas City’s Jared VanWormer leads rookies with eight power-play goals.
  • Everblades are 9-3-2 when outshot by their opponent.
  • Mavericks are 12-3-2 in one-goal games.

Toledo Walleye (34-13-4) at Quad City Mallards (18-28-4)                                   4:05 p.m. CT

  • A.J. Jenks leads Toledo against the Mallards with two goals.
  • Quad City’s Matt Pohlkamp leads rookies with 183 shots on goal.
  • Walleye are 21-9-1 against Central Division opponents.
  • Mallards are league’s second- least penalized team with 9.80 penalty minutes per game.

Indy Fuel (23-23-3) at Tulsa Oilers (22-22-9)                                                          4:05 p.m. CT

  • Ryan Rupert leads Indy with 36 points (11g-25a).
  • Tulsa’s Adam Pleskach leads the league with 237 shots on goal.
  • Fuel are fourth on the power play on the road at 20.6 percent (20-for-97).
  • Oilers are tied for the league lead with 12 shorthanded goals.

Rapid City Rush (18-30-2) at Wichita Thunder (28-19-4)                         4:05 p.m. CT

  • Rapid City’s Dante Salituro is tied for fifth among rookies with 18 goals.
  • Wichita’s Kevin Dufour is fourth among rookies with four game-winning goals.
  • Rush are 5-0-2 in games decided beyond regulation.
  • Thunder are only team in the league to have not played a shootout this season.