ECHL Today - April 8

Adirondack Thunder (40-24-7) at Brampton Beast (28-33-10)                            2 p.m. ET

  • Adirondack’s Shane Conacher has eight points in his last five games (5g-3a).
  • Chris Leveille leads Brampton against the Thunder with five goals.
  • Thunder are 22-7-4 when outshot by their opponent.
  • Beast are third on the penalty kill at home at 88.0 percent (146-for-166).

Kalamazoo Wings (34-30-7) at Indy Fuel (35-30-6)                                               3:05 p.m. ET

  • Josh Pitt leads Kalamazoo against the Fuel with six goals.
  • Indy’s Ryan Rupert is tied for third with six shorthanded points (4g-2a).
  • Wings are league’s third-least penalized team with 12.70 penalty minutes per game.
  • Fuel are 24-1-2 when leading after two periods.
 

Manchester Monarchs (40-25-6) at Worcester Railers (37-26-8)                          3:05 p.m. ET

  • Manchester’s Kevin Morris is on a four-game point streak (2g-2a).
  • Barry Almeida leads Worcester with 22 goals and 61 points.
  • Monarchs are first on the power play on the road at 22.2 percent (36-for-162).
  • Railers are 11-1-1 in their last 13 games.
 

Cincinnati Cyclones (39-29-3) at Fort Wayne Komets (45-20-6)                          5 p.m. ET

  • Jesse Schultz leads Cincinnati against the Komets with 10 points (3g-7a).
  • Fort Wayne’s Shawn Szydlowski leads the league with 77 points (30g-47a).
  • Cyclones are 10-0-3 in games decided in overtime or a shootout.
  • Komets are second with 36.77 shots per game.
 

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

Indy can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Sunday if: 

Indy wins

Kalamazoo can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Sunday if: 

Kalamazoo wins

Adirondack can clinch the North Division title on Sunday if: 

Adirondack wins OR Manchester loses in regulation OR Adirondack AND Manchester lose in overtime/shootout

Manchester can clinch the North Division title on Sunday if: 

Manchester wins AND Adirondack loses OR Manchester loses in overtime/shootout AND Adirondack loses in regulation