ECHL Today - March 9

Manchester Monarchs (34-20-5) at Adirondack Thunder (33-20-6)                                7 p.m. ET

  • Manchester’s Jordan LaVallalee-Smotherman is second with 30 goals.
  • Shane Conacher leads Adirondack against the Monarchs with 12 points (3g-9a).
  • Monarchs are first on the power play on the road at 22.6 percent (33-for-146).
  • Thunder are 15-1-3 when leading after one period.

Fort Wayne Komets (39-15-3) at Kalamazoo Wings (28-24-5)                                          7 p.m. ET

  • Garrett Thompson leads Fort Wayne against the Wings with six points (3g-3a).
  • Kalamazoo’s Josh Pitt leads the league with 12 power-play goals.
  • Komets are tied for second with 12 shorthanded goals.
  • Wings have scored a league-leading 73 goals in the first period.

Greenville Swamp Rabbits (20-32-7) at South Carolina Stingrays (37-12-7)                   7:05 p.m. ET

  • Greenville’s Evan Jasper is tied for eighth among rookies with 41 points (16g-25a).
  • South Carolina’s Parker Milner leads the league with a 1.97 goals-against average.
  • Swamp Rabbits are 7-0-1 when leading after two periods on the road.
  • Stingrays are first on the penalty kill at home at 89.0 percent (105-for-118).

Reading Royals (32-21-6) at Wheeling Nailers (30-23-7)                                                   7:05 p.m. ET

  • Reading’s Matt Willows is third with 236 shots on goal.
  • Cody Wydo leads Wheeling against the Royals with four goals and seven points.
  • Royals are league’s least-penalized team with 9.56 penalty minutes per game.
  • Nailers are third on the power play at 19.8 percent (48-for-242).

Norfolk Admirals (23-30-6) at Brampton Beast (22-27-10)                                               7:15 p.m. ET

  • Norfolk’s Brodie Dupont is fourth with 61 points (21g-40a).
  • Brampton’s Chris Leveille has at least one point in four of his last five games (2g-5a).
  • Admirals are league’s fourth-least penalized team with 11.47 penalty minutes per game.
  • Beast are second on the penalty kill at home at 88.6 percent (124-for-140).

Quad City Mallards (20-35-4) at Toledo Walleye (40-14-5)                                               7:15 p.m. ET

  • Quad City’s Willie Raskob leads rookie defensemen with 30 assists.
  • A.J. Jenks leads Toledo against the Mallards with three goals.
  • Mallards are 12-5-4 in one-goal games.
  • Walleye are tied for the league lead with two shorthanded goals against.

Florida Everblades (39-12-6) at Jacksonville Icemen (22-29-7)                                         7:30 p.m. ET

  • Florida’s Martin Ouellette is third with 24 wins.
  • Elgin Pearce leads Jacksonville against the Everblades with five goals and seven points.
  • Everblades are 32-6-4 against South Division opponents.
  • Icemen have outscored their opponents 63-46 in the first period.

Cincinnati Cyclones (33-21-2) at Indy Fuel (27-28-3)                                                        7:35 p.m. ET

  • Winston Day Chief leads Cincinnati against the Fuel with five goals.
  • Indy’s Robin Press is on an 11-game point streak (4g-12a).
  • Cyclones are 22-10-2 when outshot by their opponent.
  • Fuel are first on the power play at home at 24.8 percent (28-for-113).

Colorado Eagles (37-16-6) at Rapid City Rush (20-34-4)                                                  7:05 p.m. MT

  • Colorado’s Joe Cannata leads the league with a .933 save percentage.
  • Pavel Jenys leads Rapid City against the Eagles with five goals.
  • Eagles are fourth with 3.56 goals per game.
  • Rush are 5-1-0 when outshooting their opponent at home.

Allen Americans (28-24-6) at Utah Grizzlies (25-23-11)                                                     7:05 p.m. MT

  • Alex Guptill leads Allen against the Grizzlies with four goals.
  • Utah’s Austin Ortega is on an 11-game point streak (7g-16a).
  • Americans are 22-5-1 when scoring first.
  • Grizzlies have scored four or more goals in seven consecutive games.

Kansas City Mavericks (30-27-2) at Idaho Steelheads (33-19-7)                                       7:10 p.m. MT

  • Kansas City’s Bryce Aneloski is second among defensemen with 179 shots on goal.
  • Idaho’s Justin Parizek is fourth among rookies with 23 goals.
  • Mavericks are 7-0-2 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.
  • Steelheads are fourth with 28.85 shots-against per game.

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

Toledo can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Friday if:

Toledo wins AND Kansas City loses in regulation OR Toledo wins in regulation/overtime AND Kansas City loses