Today In The ECHL – March 31

NOTE:

Mississippi at Columbus on Tuesday was suspended after two periods with Columbus leading 3-2 because of problems with the ice surface. The final period is scheduled to be played at 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday.

Toledo Storm (23-35-11) at Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies (44-19-6) 7:05 ET

* Atlantic City is 2-0-0 against Toledo in 2003-04 and 9-1-2 all-time in the regular season.
* Toledo’s Jim Abbott is tied for fifth among ECHL rookies with 55 points (26g-29a).
* Bullies’ Bujar Amidovski is 2-0-0 with two shutouts in two games against Toledo.
* Storm is 20-7-5 when scoring three or more goals and 21-12-6 when allowing three goals or less.

Idaho Steelheads (39-22-8) at Bakersfield Condors (24-36-9) 7:00 PT

* Idaho is 7-1-0 against Bakersfield in 2003-04 after a 4-3 shootout win on March 17.
* Condors’ Paul Rosebush has two game-winning goals and 15 points (9g-6a) in nine games in March.
* Steelheads’ Blair Allison is 6-0-0 with a 2.44 goals against average in six games against Bakersfield.
* Bakersfield’s Andrew Ianiero has an eight-game point streak (2g-12a) dating back to February 27.

Alaska Aces (36-27-6) at Long Beach Ice Dogs (23-41-5) 7:00 PT

* Alaska is 7-2-0 against Long Beach in 2003-04 and 16-22-0 all-time in the regular season.
* Ice Dogs’ Alex Kim has six goals and 18 points in 13 games in March.
* Aces’ Mark Smith has two game-winning goals and 10 points (3g-7a) in five games against Long Beach.
* Long Beach’s T.J. Aceti is 8-9-1 with a 2.97 goals against average and two shutouts in 19 home games.

Las Vegas Wranglers (42-21-6) at San Diego Gulls (46-13-10) 7:05 PT

* Las Vegas is 4-2-0 against San Diego in 2003-04 after a 2-1 overtime win on February 27.
* Gulls’ Sylvain Deschatelets has an ECHL season-high 23-game point streak (13g-24a) dating back to February 10.
* Wranglers’ Dave Cousineau is tied for the ECHL rookie lead with 11 power-play goals and is tied for second among defensemen with four game-winning goals.
* San Diego’s Mark Pederson has four power-play goals and 11 points (6g-5a) in nine games against Las Vegas.

2004 Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

Gwinnett can clinch a Kelly Cup Playoffs berth on Wednesday if:

Columbus loses

Pensacola can clinch a Kelly Cup Playoffs berth on Wednesday if:

Columbus loses

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

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
8 – Columbus Cottonmouths, 2003-04
Atlantic City, 2003-04
Peoria, 2003-04

Most Wins, First Season
46 – San Diego Gulls (46-13-10), 2003-04
Toledo Storm (46-15-3), 1991-92
45 – Florida Everblades (45-20-5), 1998-99
43 – Peoria Rivermen (43-21-6), 1996-97
Louisiana IceGators (43-21-6-10), 1995-96