Florida’s Baker One
Shy Of Power-Play Record



Kevin Baker of the Florida Everblades leads the league with 53 goals in 65 games which is the most goals scored in a season since Andrew Williamson had 63 goals in 63 games in 1999-2000. Baker is the first player to reach 50 goals since Williamson had 52 goals in 66 games in 2000-01, and he was the first North American player to score 50 goals this season.

Wes Goldie of Victoria is second with 47 goals in 68 games while Wheeling rookie Bryan Ewing is third with 42 goals in 61 games. The last time there were two 50-goal scorers in the ECHL was 1999-2000 when Williamson had 63 goals and Jay Murphy of Louisiana had 55 goals in 69 games.

The 50-goal plateau has been reached 42 times in ECHL history. The league high for 50-goal scorers is seven players in 1991-92 while six players reached the plateau in 1993-94, 1995-96 and 1996-97. The ECHL record for goals is 85 goals by Trevor Jobe of Nashville in 1992-93 while the league record for goals by a rookie is 80 goals by Bill McDougall of Erie in 1989-90.

Wes Goldie led the league in 2007-08 with 42 goals after finishing second with 41 goals in 2006-07 and he ranks 13th in league history with 244 career goals. He and his brother, Ash Goldie, made history in 2007-08 when they became the first set of teammates and the first set of brothers to lead the league in goal scoring after finishing with 42 goals and 40 goals, respectively.

Baker also leads the league with a career-high and team record 95 points. He is also first in the ECHL with a team record 26 power-play goals, 46 power-play points and 10 game-winning goals. The 26 power-play goals tie him with Williamson, who had 26 power-play goals in 1999-2000, and Darren Colbourne, who had 26 power-play goals for Dayton in 1991-92. The ECHL record for power-play goals is 27 by Colin Ward of Nashville in 1995-96.