ECHL Today - March 21

Reading Royals (34-21-8) at Manchester Monarchs (38-20-5)                              7 p.m. ET

  • Michael Huntebrinker leads Reading against the Monarchs with four goals.
  • Manchester’s Matt Schmalz is tied for sixth among rookies with 21 goals.
  • Royals are second on the penalty kill on the road at 88.9 percent (96-for-108).
  • Monarchs are second with 3.70 goals per game.

South Carolina Stingrays (40-15-7) at Orlando Solar Bears (31-27-7)                 7 p.m. ET

  • South Carolina’s Parker Milner leads the league with a 1.94 goals-against average.
  • Jean Dupuy leads Orlando against the Stingrays with five points (3g-2a).
  • Stingrays are first on the penalty kill on the road at 91.5 percent (97-for-106).
  • Solar Bears are 14-3-7 in one-goal games.

Worcester Railers (30-25-7) at Wheeling Nailers (31-25-8)                                   7:05 p.m. ET

  • Worcester’s Mitch Gillam leads rookie goaltenders with a 2.41 goals-against average.
  • Cody Wydo leads Wheeling against the Railers with eight points (2g-6a).
  • Railers are fifth with 11 shorthanded goals.
  • Nailers are fifth with 35.33 shots per game.

Norfolk Admirals (25-33-7) at Florida Everblades (43-12-6)                                7:30 p.m. ET

  • Norfolk’s Brodie Dupont is tied for the league lead with four shorthanded assists.
  • Stephen MacAulay leads Florida against the Everblades with five points (2g-3a).
  • Admirals are fourth on the power play on the road at 20.1 percent (27-for-134).
  • Everblades are 36-7-4 against South Division opponents.

Kalamazoo Wings (30-26-6) at Fort Wayne Komets (42-17-4)                             7:30 p.m. ET

  • Kyle Blaney leads Kalamazoo against the Komets with nine points (3g-6a).
  • Fort Wayne’s Curtis Leonard leads defensemen in plus-minus at +34.
  • Wings are 19-1-4 when leading after two periods.
  • Komets are first on the penalty kill at home at 89.0 percent (105-for-118).

Tulsa Oilers (28-24-11) at Allen Americans (31-25-7)                                            7:05 p.m. CT

  • Tulsa’s Adam Pleskach leads the league with 274 shots on goal.
  • Casey Pierro-Zabotel leads Allen against the Oilers with 15 points (3g-12a).
  • Oilers are tied for first with seven shorthanded goals on the road.
  • Americans are 24-5-1 when scoring first.

Colorado Eagles (42-16-10) at Utah Grizzlies (25-25-14)                                       7:05 p.m. MT

  • Colorado’s Ryan Olsen is on a five-game goal streak (6g).
  • Utah’s Taylor Richart is tied for eighth among defensemen with 40 points (17g-23a).
  • Eagles have outscored their opponents 71-48 in the first period.
  • Grizzlies are tied for eighth with 30.28 shots-against per game.

Rapid City Rush (21-38-5) at Idaho Steelheads (37-20-7)                                     7:10 p.m. MT

  • Pavel Jenys leads Rapid City against the Steelheads with eight points (3g-5a).
  • Idaho’s Jefferson Dahl is tied for third with 22 power-play points (6g-16a).
  • Rush are 12-5-3 when leading after two periods.
  • Steelheads are tied for the league lead with one shorthanded goal allowed at home.