ECHL Today - March 16

Fort Wayne Komets (42-16-3) at Adirondack Thunder (34-21-7)                        7 p.m. ET

  • Fort Wayne’s Ryan Lowney leads rookies in plus-minus at +28.
  • Brian Ward leads Adirondack with 25 goals.
  • Komets have outscored their opponents 107-60 in the third period.
  • Thunder are 11-3-3 in one-goal games at home.

Utah Grizzlies (25-24-12) at Manchester Monarchs (36-20-5)                              7 p.m. ET

  • Utah’s Brad Navin is on an 11-game point streak (6g-10a).
  • Manchester’s Matt Schmalz is third among rookies with a 21.1 percent shooting percentage (20-for-95).
  • Grizzlies have scored four or more goals in eight consecutive games.
  • Monarchs are second with 3.69 goals per game.

Greenville Swamp Rabbits (21-33-8) at Norfolk Admirals (23-32-7)                   7 p.m. ET

  • Greenville’s Evan Jasper is tied for fourth among rookies with 15 power-play points (5g-10a).
  • Brodie Dupont leads Norfolk against the Swamp Rabbits with 10 points (4g-6a).
  • Swamp Rabbits have gone to overtime in four of their last eight games.
  • Admirals are tied for the league lead with one shorthanded goal against at home.

Idaho Steelheads (36-20-7) at South Carolina Stingrays (39-14-7)                       7:05 p.m. ET

  • Idaho’s Tomas Sholl has allowed two goals or less in 10 of his 11 appearances this season.
  • Steven Whitney leads South Carolina with 49 points (17g-32a).
  • Steelheads are third with 36.37 shots per game.
  • Stingrays are tied for third with six shorthanded goals at home.

Wheeling Nailers (31-24-7) at Worcester Railers (27-25-7)                                   7:05 p.m. ET

  • Wheeling’s Reid Gardiner is third among rookies with 26 goals.
  • Nick Saracino leads Worcester against the Nailers with four goals and eight points.
  • Nailers are second on the power play on the road at 22.3 percent (29-for-130).
  • Railers are seventh with 30.44 shots-against per game.

Orlando Solar Bears (30-26-6) at Florida Everblades (41-12-6)                           7:30 p.m. ET

  • Orlando’s Hunter Fejes is sixth with 232 shots on goal.
  • Florida’s Mitchell Heard is on a seven-game point streak (5g-8a).
  • Solar Bears are 18-1-2 when leading after two periods.
  • Everblades are third on the penalty kill at home at 88.2 percent (112-for-127).

Indy Fuel (30-28-3) at Cincinnati Cyclones (34-23-2)                                            7:35 p.m. ET

  • Michael Neal leads Indy against the Cyclones with seven points (3g-4a).
  • Cincinnati’s Eric Knodel leads defensemen with five game-winning goals.
  • Fuel have scored a league-leading 87 goals in the second period.
  • Cyclones are second on the power play at home at 24.3 percent (26-for-107).

Toledo Walleye (43-15-5) at Quad City Mallards (20-38-4)                                   7:05 p.m. CT

  • A.J. Jenks leads Toledo against the Mallards with four goals and seven points.
  • Quad City’s Willie Raskob leads rookie defensemen with 32 points (2g-30a).
  • Walleye are tied for second with one shorthanded goal against at home.
  • Mallards are league’s second-least penalized team with 9.85 penalty minutes per game.

Kansas City Mavericks (30-27-4) at Tulsa Oilers (27-24-11)                                 7:05 p.m. CT

  • Matt Robertson leads Kansas City against the Oilers with five goals.
  • Tulsa’s Devin Williams is third among rookie goaltenders with a 2.53 goals-against average.
  • Mavericks are 15-5-4 in one-goal games.
  • Oilers are tied for second with 12 shorthanded goals.

Wichita Thunder (32-24-6) at Rapid City Rush (20-37-5)                         7:05 p.m. MT

  • Wichita’s Ralph Cuddemi has 14 points (5g-9a) in his last eight games.
  • Rapid City’s Gustav Bouramman is sixth among rookie defensemen with 27 points (5g-22a).
  • Thunder are 18-3-1 when leading after one period.
  • Rush are 5-1-0 when outshooting their opponent at home.