Today In The ECHL – March 12


Trenton Titans (29-23-7) at Dayton Bombers (21-34-5) 7:00 ET

* Trenton is 3-1-1 against Dayton in 2003-04 after a 4-3 win on February 27.
* Dayton’s Miguel Delisle is tied for the ECHL rookie lead with 11 power-play goals.
* Titans’ Mathieu Brunelle has three goals and three assists in three games against Dayton.
* Bombers’ Jason Deskins has seven points (2g-5a) in his last five games and is tied for the ECHL lead with five shorthand goals.

Johnstown Chiefs (35-19-6) at Reading Royals (31-20-9) 7:05 ET

* Johnstown is 5-3-0 against Reading in 2003-04 and 13-8-0 all-time in the regular season.
* Reading’s Cody Rudkowsky is 18-15-3 and ranks fourth in the ECHL with a .927 save percentage.
* Chiefs lead the ECHL on the penalty kill with 88.8 percent (237-for-267).
* Royals’ home penalty kill ranks second in the ECHL with 89.1 percent (114-for-128).

Louisiana IceGators (43-16-2) at Charlotte Checkers (30-24-7) 7:30 ET

* Louisiana is 1-0-0 against Charlotte in 2003-04 after a 4-1 win on March 10.
* Checkers ranks fourth in the ECHL on the penalty kill with 87.6 percent (262-for-299).
* IceGators’ power play leads the ECHL with 23.5 percent (73-for-311).
* Charlotte’s Dusty Jamieson has four goals and four assists in his last five games.

Greensboro Generals (33-25-1) at Columbia Inferno (37-18-6) 7:30 ET

* Columbia is 5-2-0 against Greensboro in 2003-04 and 6-5-3 all-time in the regular season.
* Generals’ Mike Bayrack has 16 points (10g-6a) in his last 10 games and is tied for fourth in the ECHL with 32 goals.
* Inferno’s Alex Burrows has an 11-game point streak (7g-10a) dating back to February 7.
* Greensboro’s Jamie Hodson is 10-8-0 with two shutouts and ranks second in the ECHL with a .932 save pct.

Texas Wildcatters (18-37-5) at Columbus Cottonmouths (33-23-4) 7:30 ET

* Texas is 1-0-1 all-time against Columbus after a 5-4 overtime loss on November 29.
* Cottonmouths’ John Morlang has four goals, five points and is +4 in two games against Texas.
* Wildcatters’ rookie John Snowden has three goals and four points in two games against Columbus.
* Columbus’ Joel Martin is 3-0-0 with a 1.72 goals against average in his last three games.

South Carolina Stingrays (34-22-3) at Florence Pride (24-30-7) 7:30 ET

* Florence is 2-2-1 against South Carolina in 2003-04 after a 4-2 win on February 17.
* Stingrays’ road power play ranks second in the ECHL with 23.8 percent (36-for-151).
* Florence is 17-for-18 (94.4 percent) on the penalty kill in the last five games.
* South Carolina’s Kirk Daubenspeck is 5-0-0 with a 1.97 goals against average in his last five games.

Greenville Grrrowl (11-44-5) at Florida Everblades (31-22-10) 7:30 ET

* Florida is 4-0-0 against Greenville in 2003-04 and 27-11-3 all-time in the regular season.
* Greenville is 7-7-0 when leading after the first period and 3-11-5 in one-goal games.
* Everblades’ Brian McCullough ranks second in the ECHL with 35 goals and 76 points.
* Grrrowl’s Michel Robinson is 1-2-0 with a 2.01 goals against average in his last three games.

Peoria Rivermen (37-16-8) at Toledo Storm (21-29-9) 7:30 ET

* Peoria is 7-0-2 against Toledo in 2003-04 and 51-22-5 all-time in the regular season.
* Storm’s Morten Ask has a nine-game point streak (5g-8a) and leads the team with 50 points (20g-30a).
* Rivermen goalie Levente Szuper is 4-0-0 with a 1.97 goals against average in four games against Toledo.
* Toledo’s Marco Charpentier (4g-3a) and Morten Ask (2g-5a) each have seven points in their last five games.

Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies (39-15-5) at Wheeling Nailers (47-13-2) 7:30 ET

* Wheeling is 4-2-0 against Atlantic City after a 1-0 shutout on March 10.
* Atlantic City leads the ECHL in goals allowed with 2.20 goals per game.
* Nailers rank second in the ECHL in scoring with 3.68 goals per game.
* Bullies’ Jon Cullen leads ECHL rookies with 39 assists, 63 points and 27 power-play points (11g-16a).

Pensacola Ice Pilots (33-19-7) at Gwinnett Gladiators (33-19-6) 7:35 ET

* Pensacola is 1-0-0 all-time against Gwinnett after a 7-6 win on February 27.
* Gladiators’ Kevin Doell leads ECHL rookies with 25 goals and ranks third with 59 points.
* Ice Pilots’ Corey Neilson is tied for third in the ECHL with 48 assists and leads league defensemen with 64 points.
* Gwinnett’s Trevor Prior is 5-2-2 with a 2.72 goals against average in his last nine games.

Fresno Falcons (18-35-6) at San Diego Gulls (37-12-10) 7:35 ET

* San Diego is 3-2-0 against Fresno in 2003-04 after a 5-2 win on February 25.
* Falcons’ Kris Porter has a game-winning goal and five points (2g-3a) in three games in March.
* Gulls’ Mark Pederson leads the league with 38 goals and has 46 points (27g-19a) in his last 33 games.
* Fresno ranks second in the ECHL in penalty minutes with 26.8 minutes per game.

Long Beach Ice Dots (21-33-4) at Idaho Steelheads (34-18-7) 7:05 MT

* Idaho is 5-0-3 against Long Beach in 2003-04 after a 3-2 win on March 10.
* Ice Dogs’ Alex Kim has five goals and four assists in his last five games.
* Steelheads’ Blair Allison is 11-2-3 with a 2.09 goals against average and a shutout in 17 home games.
* Long Beach’s Jerome Marois has seven goals and thee assits in his last 10 games.

Las Vegas Wranglers (36-19-6) at Bakersfield Condors (21-33-7) 7:00 PT

* Las Vegas is 6-0-0 all-time against Bakersfield after a 5-2 win on February 28.
* Condors’ Jason Ralph has a six-game home assist streak (6a) dating back to February 10.
* Wranglers’ defenseman Dave Cousineau is tied for the ECHL rookie lead with 11 power-play goals.
* Bakersfield is 15-9-5 when scoring first and 6-12-7 in one-goal games.

Cincinnati Cyclones (23-36-3) at Alaska Aces (31-24-4) 7:00 AT

* Cincinnati is 1-0-0 all-time against Alaska in 2003-04 after a 6-3 win on Wednesday.
* Aces’ Lance Mayes is 4-1-1 with a 1.46 goals against average and a shutout in six home games.
* Cyclones’ Garrett Prosofsky had a shorthand goal and four points (2g-2a) in Wednesday’s 6-3 win at Alaska.
* Alaska ranks third in the ECHL on the penalty kill with 87.7 percent (278-for-317).

Career Regular Season Assist Leaders
1. 460 – Chris Valicevic, 1993-2002 (590 games)
2. 457 – Louis Dumont, Mississippi, 1994-Present (623 games)

Most Shutouts, Season
11 – Wheeling Nailers, 2003-04
10 – Louisiana IceGators, 2001-02
9 – Jackson Bandits, 2002-03
Trenton Titans, 2000-01
Richmond Renegades, 1998-99
7 – Columbus Cottonmouths, 2003-04

Most Shutouts, Individual, Career
19 – Marc Magliarditi, 1997 to present
18 – Daniel Berthiaume, 1994 to present
15 – Jason Saal, 1996 to present
14 – Maxime Gingras, 1998-2003
13 – David Brumby, 1996 to present
Scott Stirling, 2000 to present
Sandy Allan, 1996-2002

Longest Winning Streak, Season
14 – Louisiana IceGators, Nov. 23 – Dec. 22, 2001
Knoxville Cherokees, Dec. 28, 1993 – Jan. 29, 1994
12 – Wheeling Nailers, Feb. 20, 2004 to present
Florida Everblades, Dec. 14, 1999 – Jan. 13, 2000
Chesapeake Icebreakers, Feb. 14 – Mar. 13, 1998
Erie Panthers, 1989-90

Longest Home Winning Streak, Season
18 – South Carolina, Dec. 23, 1994 – Mar. 19, 1995
17 – Wheeling Thunderbirds, Nov. 24, 1994 – Feb. 8, 1995
15 – Louisiana IceGators, Feb. 4 – Mar. 25, 2000
14 – Wheeling Nailers, Dec. 31, 2003 to present
San Diego Gulls, Dec. 30, 2003 – Feb. 21, 2004
Toledo Storm, Feb. 2, 2003 – Mar. 29, 2003
Greenville Grrrowl, Dec. 30, 2001 – Mar. 3, 2002
Louisiana IceGators, Oct. 25 – Dec. 20, 1998
Knoxville Cherokees, Dec. 28, 1993 – Feb. 26, 1994

Longest Road Winning Streak, Season
10 – South Carolina Stingrays, Nov. 2 – Dec. 9, 2000
9 – Florida Everblades, Jan. 16 – Feb. 21, 19 99
Louisiana IceGators, Feb. 1, 1996 – Mar. 13, 1997
Charlotte Checkers, Feb. 14 – Mar. 16 1996
8 – several teams, most recently by:
Wheeling Nailers, Feb. 21, 2004 to present