ECHL Today - March 24March 24, 2012 - ECHL (ECHL)
- South Carolina's Andrew Cherniwchan scored his first two professional goals on Friday.
- Florida's Cedric Lalonde-McNicoll is on an eight-game point streak since March 10 (7g-4a).
- Stingrays are second with 2.47 goals-against per game.
- Everblades are first on the power play at home at 25.6 percent (34-for-133).
Elmira Jackals (41-22-4) at Toledo Walleye (28-33-6) 7 p.m. ET
- Elmira's Dustin Gazley leads the league with 79 points (23g-56a).
- Toledo's Joey Martin is tied for seventh among rookies with 46 points (19g-27a).
- Jackals are 23-8-4 in one-goal games.
- Walleye are 15-2-3 when leading after two periods.
Reading Royals (32-3-8-7) at Trenton Titans (21-37-9) 7 p.m. ET
- Reading's Olivier Labelle is tied for the league lead with 13 power-play goals.
- Adam Presizniuk (4g-5a) and Andy Bohmbach (3g-6a) lead Trenton against the Royals with nine points each.
- Royals are tied for third with 10 shorthanded goals.
- Titans are seventh on the power play at 18.8 percent (52-for-277).
Gwinnett Gladiators (39-18-11) at Greenville Road Warriors (40-22-6) 7:05 p.m. ET
- Pat Galivan leads Gwinnett with 24 goals.
- Justin Bowers leads Greenville against the Gladiators with 16 points (3g-13a).
- Gladiators are 26-7-3 when scoring first.
- Road Warriors have outscored their opponents 71-50 in the first period.
Wheeling Nailers (35-24-8) at Cincinnati Cyclones (32-26-9) 7:35 p.m. ET
- Peter Lenes leads Wheeling against the Cyclones with nine points (3g-6a).
- Cincinnati's Alain Goulet is on a five-game point streak since March 16 (0g-6a).
- Nailers are tied for first on the penalty kill on the road at 85.6 percent (125-for-146).
- Cyclones are tied for third with five shorthanded goals against.
Kalamazoo Wings (35-24-8) at Chicago Express (30-26-11) 7:30 p.m. CT
- Kalamazoo's Nick Sirota is on a five-game goal streak since March 14 (5g).
- Pierre-Luc Faubert leads Chicago with 19 goals.
- K-Wings are first with 3.63 goals per game.
- Express are 21-1-4 when leading after two periods.
Alaska Aces (42-16-9) at Ontario Reign (40-19-8) 6 p.m. PT
- Dan Kissel leads Alaska against the Reign with seven goals and 10 points.
- Ontario's Tristan King is on a nine-game point streak since Feb. 19 (2g-10a).
- Aces are league's least-penalized team with 13.01 penalty minutes per game.
- Reign are 30-4-6 when scoring first.
Colorado Eagles (35-26-6) at Utah Grizzlies (31-32-6) 7:05 p.m. MT
- Colorado's Aaron Schneekloth leads defensemen with 19 goals and 59 points.
- Paul McIlveen leads Utah against the Eagles with five goals.
- Eagles are fifth on the power play at 20.8 percent (54-for-260).
- Grizzlies are 17-1-2 when leading after two periods.
Idaho Steelheads (28-31-9) at Las Vegas Wranglers (40-22-6) 7:05 p.m. PT
- Idaho's Jerry Kuhn leads the league with 3,229 minutes played and 1,922 saves.
- Judd Blackwater leads Las Vegas against the Steelheads with 13 points (5g-8a).
- Steelheads are 14-2-6 when leading after two periods.
- Wranglers are second with four shorthanded goals against.
Bakersfield Condors (23-38-7) at Stockton Thunder (32-31-5) 7:30 p.m. PT
- Peter Boyd leads Bakersfield against the Thunder with six goals and 11 points.
- Stockton's Gabriel Levesque leads rookies with a 22.9 percent shooting percentage (8-for-35).
- Condors are 14-5-3 when scoring first.
- Thunder are 20-0-1 when leading after two periods.
MOST GOALS, CAREER
368 - Rod Taylor (Hampton Roads, Richmond, Roanoke, South Carolina, Peoria, Toledo - 1991-2003)
- Wes Goldie (Pee Dee, Victoria, Alaska - 1999-2004, 2006-Present)
Kelly Cup Playoffs Update
Kalamazoo can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Saturday if:
Kalamazoo wins in regulation/overtime AND Reading loses in regulation
Wheeling can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Saturday if:
Wheeling wins in regulation/overtime AND Chicago loses AND Reading loses
South Carolina can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Saturday if:
South Carolina wins in regulation/overtime AND Chicago loses in regulation AND Reading loses in regulation
Florida can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Saturday if:
Florida wins OR Chicago loses in regulation AND Reading loses in regulation
Elmira can clinch the Atlantic Division championship on Saturday if:
Elmira wins OR Wheeling loses in regulation OR Elmira loses in overtime/shootout AND Wheeling loses
ECHL Stories from March 24, 2012
- Wheeling Battles Back, But Falls Short in the End - Wheeling Nailers
- Landmark Night Nets Jackals Record-Setting Win - Elmira Jackals
- A Grand Occasion as Everblades Clinch Playoff Spot in 1000th Game - Florida Everblades
- Cyclones Hang on to Hammer Nailers, 5-3 - Cincinnati Cyclones
- Royals Run Away with One in Trenton, 7-0 - Reading Royals
- Road Warriors Fall At Home To Gladiators - Greenville Road Warriors
- Goldie Breaks ECHL Career Goals Record - ECHL
- Stingrays Fall to Everblades 4-2 - South Carolina Stingrays
- Gladiators Earn 40th Win, Edge Greenville 3-2 - Gwinnett Gladiators
- K-Wings Add Two - Kalamazoo Wings
- Eagles Add Amateur Goaltender Damien Ketlo - Colorado Eagles
- Ontario Picks up a Pair of Forwards - Ontario Reign
- ECHL Transactions - March 24 - ECHL
- Game Preview: Stockton Thunder Vs. Bakersfield Condors - Stockton Thunder
- Game Preview: Express Vs. Kalamazoo Tonight - Chicago Express
- Cyclones Game Preview - Cincinnati Vs. Wheeling - Cincinnati Cyclones
- ECHL Announces Fines, Suspension - ECHL
- Greenville Road Warriors Game Preview - March 24, 2012 - Greenville Road Warriors
- Goaltender Scott Greenham Loaned to Houston - Bakersfield Condors
- Jackals Game Preview: Elmira at Toledo - Elmira Jackals
- Stingrays Gameday: Stingrays Wrap up Regular-Season Series with Everblades Tonight - South Carolina Stingrays
- ECHL Today - March 24 - ECHL
- Thunder nearly rallies from three goal deficit in final 65 seconds - Stockton Thunder
- Aces Edge Reign 4-3 for Dramatic Win - Alaska Aces
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