ECHL Today - December 22

December 22, 2012 - ECHL (ECHL)

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A preview of ECHL games for Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012

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Toledo Walleye (16-11-1) at Greenville Road Warriors (18-12-2) 7 p.m. ET

- Toledo's Willie Coetzee leads the league with 117 shots on goal.

- Greenville's Mike Marcou leads rookies in plus-minus at +18.

- Walleye are first on the penalty kill on the road at 89.8 percent (53-for-59).

- Road Warriors are 8-1-1 when leading after two periods.

Elmira Jackals (12-12-3) at Wheeling Nailers (11-10-5) 7 p.m. ET

- Elmira's Artem Demkov is on a four-game goal streak since Dec. 15 (5g).

- Wheeling's Peter Delmas has allowed three goals in his last three starts (3-0-0).

- Jackals are third on the power play at 22.5 percent (23-for-102).

- Nailers are tied for second in the Eastern Conference with 10 home wins (10-2-3).

Orlando Solar Bears (11-15-4) at Florida Everblades (14-10-5) 7 p.m. ET

- Orlando's Michael Wilson is tied for fifth among defensemen with 20 points (2g-18a).

- David Rutherford leads Florida against the Solar Bears with nine points (3g-6a).

- Solar Bears are second with 32.47 shots per game.

- Everblades are 10-0-1 when leading after two periods.

Gwinnett Gladiators (19-9-1) at Reading Royals (20-7-1) 7:05 p.m. ET

- Gwinnett's Doug Jones is first among rookies with 105 shots on goal.

- Reading's Philipp Grubauer leads the league with 16 wins.

- Gladiators are first with 2.21 goals-against per game.

- Royals are third on the penalty kill at home at 89.7 percent (52-for-58).

Trenton Titans (12-11-4) at Fort Wayne Komets (14-11-2) 7:30 p.m. ET

- Trenton's Andy Bohmbach is tied for first with four shorthanded points (3g-1a).

- Fort Wayne's Charlie Effinger is tied for first with two shutouts.

- Titans are 10-1-3 when scoring first.

- Komets are 8-1-2 in one-goal games.

South Carolina Stingrays (13-14-4) at Cincinnati Cyclones (16-8-2) 7:35 p.m. ET

- South Carolina's Ryan Zapolski leads the league with a .931 save percentage.

- Cincinnati's Brian Foster is tied for third with 11 wins.

- Stingrays are 10-0-1 when leading after two periods.

- Cyclones are second with 2.69 goals-against per game.

Kalamazoo Wings (11-13-3) at Evansville IceMen (10-17-3) 7:15 p.m. CT

- Eric Kattelus leads Kalamazoo against the IceMen with four goals and seven points.

- Evansville's Todd Robinson is tied for fourth with 13 power-play assists.

- K-Wings have scored 32 of their 79 goals in the second period.

- IceMen are 9-1-2 when leading after two periods.

San Francisco Bulls (11-17-3) at Ontario Reign (19-7-1) 6 p.m. PT

- Marek Viedensky leads San Francisco against the Reign with three goals and six points.

- Ontario's Colton Yellow Horn is on an 11-game point streak since Nov. 24 (10g-7a).

- Bulls are 10-3-1 when scoring first.

- Reign are 15-3-1 in their last 19 games.

Bakersfield Condors (7-19-3) at Colorado Eagles (15-11-3) 7:05 p.m. MT

- Bakersfield's Scott Greenham is fourth with 526 saves.

- Kevin Ulanski leads Colorado against the Condors with two goals.

- Condors are fifth on the power play on the road at 19.8 percent (16-for-81).

- Eagles are tied for second with seven shorthanded goals.

Las Vegas Wranglers (11-11-4) at Idaho Steelheads (18-7-3) 7:10 p.m. MT

- Las Vegas' Chris Francis is fifth with 103 shots on goal.

- Austin Smith leads Idaho against the Wranglers with three goals and five points.

- Wranglers are fifth on the penalty kill at 84.3 percent (86-for-102).

- Steelheads are 15-1-1 when scoring first.

Stockton Thunder (15-8-6) at Alaska Aces (22-8-0) 7:15 p.m. AKT

- Stockton's Justin Maylan is tied for first among rookies with 27 points (10g-17a).

- Alaska's Joey Crabb is tied for sixth with 32 points (13g-19a).

- Thunder have outscored their opponents 40-20 in the second period.

- Aces are 15-0-0 when scoring first.

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