Jackals, Checkers Lead ECHL In Sellouts

Elmira had its league-leading fifth sellout of the year with 3,987 on Saturday and Charlotte had its fourth sellout of the season with 8,146 on Friday while Stockton welcomed over 25,500 for its final four regular season games.

Stockton leads the league with 6,218 per game and 223,854 fans as the Thunder look to become the first team to finish atop the ECHL in attendance for four years in a row since Florida led the league for a record five straight years from 2000-05.

Ontario is second with 5,856 fans per game while Florida, which has finished second the last three seasons, is third with 5,629 per game. The Everblades had their fourth-largest crowd of the year with 6,503 on Saturday when they clinched the Brabham Cup.

The Jackals raised their average to 3,318 per game after drawing more than 10,300 for three games against Wheeling while Charlotte increased its average to 5,275 per game.

Gwinnett, which had 8,123 on Saturday, is fourth at 5,538 per game while Bakersfield is fifth with 5,480 per game after having more 12,000 for games on Friday and Saturday. South Carolina averaged more than 5,000 for the fourth straight year and the 15th time in 16 seasons.

Johnstown had its fourth-largest crowd of the year with 3,206 on Saturday while Idaho had almost 13,000 for three games to raise its average to 3,975 per game and Reading had over 10,000 for two games to increase its average to 4,963 per game.