Today In The ECHL – March 6

Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies (38-13-5) at Johnstown Chiefs (34-18-6) 7:00 ET

* Atlantic City is 4-2-0 against Johnstown in 2003-04 and 10-3-2 all-time in the regular season.
* Chiefs lead the ECHL on the penalty kill with 88.8 percent (229-for-258).
* Bullies Scott Stirling is 4-1-0 with a 0.99 goals against average and a shutout in five games against Johnstown.
* Johnstown’s Cory Campbell is 2-1-0 with a 1.81 goals against average and a shutout in three games against Atlantic City.

Louisiana IceGators (39-16-2) at Greenville Grrrowl (10-42-5) 7:05 ET

* Louisiana is 2-0-0 against Greenville in 2003-04 after a 5-2 win on December 22.
* Greenville is 8-12-1 when scoring first and 3-10-5 in one-goal games.
* IceGators lead the ECHL on the power play with 23.6 percent (70-for-296).
* Grrrowl ranks 25th in the ECHL on the penalty kill with 80.4 percent (217-for-270).

Wheeling Nailers (43-13-2) at Reading Royals (31-18-8) 7:05 ET

* Wheeling is 5-0-0 against Reading in 2003-04 and 9-8-1 all-time in the regular season.
* Reading ranks fourth in the ECHL in goals allowed with 2.49 goals per game.
* Nailers’ Tyler MacKay is 7-1-0 with a 1.58 goals against average and three shutouts in his last eight games.
* Royals’ Peter Hamerlik is 5-0-1 with a 1.34 goals against average in his last six games.

Dayton Bombers (19-34-5) at Charlotte Checkers (30-21-7) 7:30 ET

* Dayton is 0-1-0 against Charlotte in 2003-04 and 4-5-1 all-time in the regular season.
* Checkers’ Richard Keyes has two power-play goals and six points (4g-2a) in his last five games.
* Bombers are 8-4-1 when leading after the first period and 13-9-5 in one-goal games.
* Charlotte is 11-3-2 under Derek Wilkinson, who took over January 29.

Trenton Titans (29-21-6) at Cincinnati Cyclones (21-36-3) 7:30 ET

* Trenton is 3-0-0 against Charlotte in 2003-04 and 4-1-0 all-time in the regular season.
* Cyclones are 9-2-0 when leading after the first period and 9-12-3 in one-goal games.
* Titans’ Chris Houle made 23 saves in Friday’s 3-1 win at Cincinnati.
* Garrett Prosofsky leads Cincinnati with 18 goals, 42 points and 15 power-play points (7g-8a).

Greensboro Generals (33-22-1) at Columbia Inferno (36-18-6) 7:30 ET

* Columbia is 4-2-0 against Greensboro in 2003-04 after a 5-3 win on February 24.
* Generals rank fourth in the ECHL in scoring with 3.50 goals per game.
* Inferno’s Josh Blackburn is 4-0-0 with a 2.26 goals against average in four games against Greensboro.
* Greensboro’s Geno Parrish is tied for second in the ECHL with 48 assists and ranks third among defensemen with 55 points.

Augusta Lynx (23-27-7) at Columbus Cottonmouths (33-22-4) 7:30 ET

* Columbus is 4-2-1 against Augusta in 2003-04 after a 3-0 shutout on January 24.
* Augusta’s Louis Goulet has six goals, 16 points and is +4 in his last 10 games.
* Cottonmouths’ Carlyle Lewis has seven goals, nine points and is +5 in six games against Augusta.
* Lynx’ Jason Saal is 11-8-4 with a 2.65 goals against average and two shutouts in 23 games.

Toledo Storm (21-28-8) at Peoria Rivermen (34-16-8) 7:05 CT

* Toledo won the first two meeting in 2003-04, but is 0-5-1 in the last six games against Peoria.
* Rivermen’s Tyler Rennette has 12 points (4g-8a) and is +6 in six games against Toledo.
* Storm’s Jim Abbott is tied for fifth among ECHL rookies with 23 goals and ranks sixth with 47 points.
* Peoria ranks third in the ECHL in goals allowed with 2.47 goals per game.

San Diego Gulls (37-12-8) at Texas Wildcatters (16-36-5) 7:05 CT

* San Diego is 2-0-0 all-time against Texas after an 8-4 win on February 14.
* Wildcatters’ Ashlee Langdone has 13 points (6g-7a) and is +4 in his last 10 games.
* Gulls’ Sylvain Deschatelets has a career-high 11-game point streak (6g-12a).
* Texas rookie John Snowden leads the team with 10 goals and 21 points in 26 home games.

Florida Everblades (30-22-10) at Mississippi Sea Wolves (35-18-6) 7:35 CT

* Florida is 2-2-0 against Mississippi in 2003-04 after a 3-1 loss on Friday.
* Sea Wolves rank third in the ECHL in scoring with 3.61 goals per game.
* Everblades’ Brian McCullough has two game-winning goals and nine points (5g-4a) in four games against Mississippi.
* Mississippi’s Steffon Walby is tied for fifth in the ECHL with 47 assists and ranks third with 73 points.

South Carolina Stingrays (33-23-1) at Idaho Steelheads (33-17-7) 7:05 MT

* South Carolina is 1-0-0 all-time against Idaho after a 3-1 win on Friday.
* Idaho’s Blair Allison is 10-1-3 with a 1.96 goals against average and a shutout in 15 home games.
* South Carolina’s Kirk Daubenspeck is 4-0-0 with a 1.96 goals against average in his last four games.
* Dylan Gyori (3g-6a) and Scott Burt (5g-4a) each have nine points in their last five games.